Minnesota Røkkr vs Seattle Surge
Call of Duty League Stage 4
Start time determined by previous match results
Minnesota RØKKR defeats Seattle Surge 3-1
Minnesota went up in 2-1 in the stage after a win this afternoon against Seattle Surge. MajorManiak shined in Search and Destroy with back-to-back streaks to clutch round wins. Røkkr went 1-1 in Hardpoint and continued to show their strength with a win in Control.
Map 1 – Moscow Hardpoint
It was all Seattle to start hill one, but Røkkr piled up hills two and three to take a slight lead back. Røkkr buckled down to keep gameplay tight throughout the middle rotations, led by Standy’s free-flowing play throughout the map, including a six kill streak. However it all came down, again, to hills one and two, which have been tough for Røkkr this season. Minnesota couldn’t make up the deficit and Surge took the first map 250-205.
Map 2 – Raid Search and Destroy
Røkkr fans no doubt felt encouraged heading into S&D after a tough loss in map one. Røkkr and Surge traded the first two rounds, but from there Røkkr found its rhythm, in part thanks to MajorManiak. After the first two rounds, Røkkr went 5-1 for the next six to take the second map of the series. Most notably was MajorManiak’s 11/6 K/D, including a massive 7 streak to wrap things up.
Map 3 – Garrison Control
Røkkr forced it’s way out to an impressive and quick two round lead. Attach helped set the tone early with an impressive three piece spray transfer. Unfortunately, Seattle wasn’t receding to the depths that easily and surged to even things up at 2-2, sending the map to a sudden death round. Minnesota stood strong as ever. Thanks in part to Standy’s 28/22 performance, the Røkkr crew cleanly took round five while only losing six lives on defense.
Map 4 – Checkmate Hardpoint
The series came up on it’s second Hardpoint with Røkkr leading the match, 2-1. Map four started off much like map one, but Røkkr fought to a slight lead after the fourth hill, before quickly being humbled by Gunless. As both teams passed 200 and kills continued to be traded, Røkkr found a way to make it a clean 25 point final hill. Minnesota won the series 3-1!