RLCSX NA Spring Regional Day 2
Version1 vs Ghost Gaming
Version1 took a tough loss in the first match of the day as Envy prevailed 3 games to 0. Version1 struggled to score against Envy, getting away with only two goals in the match.
All hope was not lost! If the squad could take Ghost Gaming, the path to the championship would still be paved – but no match in this league can be taken for granted.
Game-by-Game Highlights of Match Against Ghost Gaming
Game 1: Version1 had all the pressure one minute into the match and Gimmick made an amazing save on a hot shot! Freshness put a shot off the post and Version1 took it back the other way. Torment had a close one off the backboard, but Ghost Gaming cleared it. Torment scored the one and only goal of the game with :10 left to take the lead! Version1 won Game 1 of the match.
Game 2: Once again, Version1 had the early offensive pressure. Gimmick scored the first goal of the match and Ghost Gaming responded quickly with a goal of their own. Gimmick scored again at 1:34 to give Version1 the lead. Gimmick made an amazing shot for the hat trick! Comm had a great save with less than :30 seconds left in the game. Great defense was played by Version1 as they won the second game of the match.
Game 3: Gimmick took advantage of a bad clear for his fourth goal of the match. Torment toyed with Ghost Gaming with another goal at 3:48 in an empty backfield. Lionblaze scored the first goal of the game for Ghost Gaming as they tried to make a comeback. Lionblaze tied the game at 2:43 and kept the pressure on. The game was tied at the end of regulation. Freshness scored the game winner 16 seconds into overtime for Ghost Gaming’s first win of the match.
Game 4: After an off-the-ceiling pass, Torment scored the first goal of Game 4. Torment also got an amazing save at just under three minutes, but Mectos still landed a game-tying goal with 2:51 to play. Freshness scored at 2:25 and Ghost Gaming took the lead. Comm scored a wonderful goal off a backboard pass to tie the game 2-2 with under 2 minutes to play. Then, Gimmick landed the buzzer beating, winning goal with no time left on the clock! Version1 triumphed in Game 4 in regulation.
With the win over Ghost Gaming, Version1 moved on to play another day starting with a match against G2 Esports in Day Three, the final day of RLCS X Spring Regionals.