Minnesota Røkkr vs Paris Legion
CDL Qualifier 4 - Weekend 3 vs Paris Legion
Røkkr started out strong on Bocage, with a 5-streak from Standy adding momentum to Røkkr’s efforts and helping the team establish an 82 point lead after the P3 hill. Paris began to fight back on the hills that followed, cutting down Røkkr’s lead to only 26 points heading into the second set of rotations. P1 and P2 were fiercely contested by both teams, and heading into P3, Minnesota Røkkr and Paris Legion were tied at 147-147. Havok took over the map, stringing together 9 kills in a row, helping Røkkr secure 50 seconds of hill time on P4 and earning a glide bomb in the process. Havok decided to take over the map. He went on a 9 kill streak to secure 50 seconds of time on the P4 hill and earn a glide bomb in the process. Havok deployed the glide bomb for P5, and Minnesota Røkkr closed out the match against Legion. The final score was 250-167 in favor of Røkkr.
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Mode: Search and Destroy
In the opening round, every Røkkr player got a kill, and Minnesota took a 1-0 lead against Paris. However, Legion quickly responded to tie the game up at 1-1. The two teams traded rounds back and forth, and after the 8th round of the match, the score sat at 4-4. The game went a Round 11, but Røkkr fell short, and the final score was 6-5 in favor of Paris Legion. Attach had a standout performance throughout the game, dropping 13 kills and boasting a 1.86 K/D.was attempting to will his team to victory.
Paris started on offense as the series moved to Gavutu for Control, and they were able to quickly secure the A point. However, Røkkr’s defense held strong at B, and Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the game. Røkkr, now on offense, successfully took A, and although Paris would win the round, Minnesota was able to get a tick on B. In the round that followed, Røkkr’s defense remained impenetrable, giving Minnesota a 2-1 lead in the match. However, Røkkr’s offense faltered, and Paris won the match 3-2.
With Paris Legion on series point, and Røkkr’s qualification for Champs on the line, Minnesota came out swinging on Game 4 and took a 44 point lead after the first two hills of the game. Paris Legion were able to establish themselves on P3, but a spectacular break on the hill from Røkkr helped Minnesota extend their lead, and the score sat at 95-56 at the start of P4. In the hills that followed, both teams brawled for control of the objective, but Paris had pulled ahead by 23 points heading into the second P3. With Røkkr’s back against the wall, Havok took over the map, collecting his second streak of 9 kills in the series and leading the charge for Minnesota as they staged a tense comeback. Paris were poised to close out the match with a strong hold on P1, but Havok flanked the point and orchestrated a game-winning break for Røkkr. The final score was 250-240 in favor of Minnesota Røkkr.
Mode: Search and Destroy
Paris took first blood in the opening round, but Havok planted the bomb and Røkkr emerged from the 3v4 victorious. Paris replied with two round wins, but Røkkr’s SMG duo prevented this lead from growing — Havok and Standy were a force to be reckoned with, working diligently to help Minnesota string together four consecutive round wins. Both players delivered standout performances throughout the match, with Standy going 11-5 (2.20 K/D) and Havok going 12-6 (2.00 K/D).
The score was now 5-2 in favor of Minnesota, with Røkkr on match and series point. Paris refused to go down without a fight, and managed to win two more rounds before a triple kill from Standy in Round 10 ended the game. The final score was 6-4 in favor of Minnesota Røkkr — victory in this series means Røkkr will begin in the upper bracket at Major IV and the team is now above the Champs qualification cutoff point.