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Friday, August 7, 2009

Phoenix Takes 3rd, FlagSlam Pulls 4th at NPS semis

Flagstaff took fourth in their semi-final bout, losing to 18th seed San Francisco, Denver's first-seed Mercury Café and eighth-seed Cafe Nuba, but beating eighth-seed Killeen, Texas. (Cafe Nuba and Killeen both tied at eighth-place going into semi-finals).

The results I was able to track down are:
1st Round:
Cafe Nuba 26.2
Flagstaff 26.7
Denver 28.1
Kileen tx 27.4
San Francisco 28.6

2nd Round:
San Francisco 57.6
Denver Mercury 57.1
Cafe Nuba 56.1
Killeen 53.5
Flagstaff 52.8

In Arizona's other semi-final bout, the 16th-seed Phoenix Downtown Slam Team took third, losing to Albuquerque's seventh-seed ABQ Slam
The other teams in the bout were Oklahoma City's second-seed IAO Wayward Slam, Atlanta's 10th seed Java Monkey and Philadelphia's 19th seed The Fuze.

San Francisco, Albuquerque, the Nuyorican (NYC), and St. Paul are the finals teams.

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