After seating every record in the book during the regular season, Boyz in da Hood weren’t finished yet. Outscoring opponents by a whopping 294 points in the regular season , Boyz in da Hood lead the league in most points scored for (326) and least points given up (32). As they cruised through the first two rounds of the play-offs their final challenge would be against Nighttime. Boyz in da Hood’s quarterback, Justin Budai, was ready for that challenge. Lighting up the night’s air, Budai passed for 6 touchdowns to four different receivers, Justin Bucci (2), Phil Ross (2), Brett Chieze (1), and Zach Reichard (1).
Final Score Boyz in da Hood 42, Nighttime 0.
After an impressive 4-1 season, The Defending Champs rolled into the play-offs on a mission; to defend their Championship title. In the title game, The Defending Champs faced up against AXP Be-MEN. Both teams coming into the game with 4-1 records, it looked to be a very close game. Josh Cleary of The Defending Champs had something else in mind. Cleary picked apart the AXP defense and lead his team to four touchdowns in the air. Cleary found Matthew Kuban (2), Aaron Hartman (1), and Matthew Corkery (1) all in the endzone for touchdowns. AXP Be_MEN tried to hold on as Brandon Catherman passed the ball to Paul Swank and Daniel Kitchen for touchdowns but fell short 28-13.
Circle Triangle Square faced up against the 1-seeded Delta Phi Epsilon in the championship game. Falling to Delta Phi Epsilon in the regular season 30-20, Circle Triangle Square was seeking to even the score in the play-offs. Once again trailing at half-time, Circle Triangle Square made a tremendous push in the second half for the title. Circle Triangle Square took home the Championship with the final score of 23-20.
With the regular season ending on Tuesday, each game is going to become tighter and more never racking than the last. There will be tough competition, high scoring and shut down defense. With there be a Cinderella story in the making or will the big dogs come to eat. Either way, it should be a very entertain post-season.
KDR Kappers (5) vs Team Ramrod (12) Men’s B 7:30pm
Funger Squad (6) vs Kay Fa Digital (11) Men’s B 7:30pm
The Defending Champs (4) vs Victorious Secrets (13) Men’s B 8:30pm
Airborne (3) vs Founding Fathers (14) Men’s B 8:30pm
cream pie (8) vs G-Blockers (9) Men’s B 9:30pm
The Scrubs (7) vs Phi Delt Owls (10) Men’s B 9:30pm
The Above Average BMI’s (1) vs Dreamchasers (16) Men’s B 10:30pm
AXP Be-MEN (2) vs The Pizzas (15) Men’s B 10:30pm
APD Boys (5) vs The Justice League (12) Men’s A 8pm
The Empire (8) vs R2 (9) Men’s A 8pm
Speed Kills (7) vs AXP Crows (10) Men’s A 9pm
Team OVO (4) vs Zeta Tau Alpha (5) Co-Rec 10pm
Men’s B Quarter Finals 9 and 10 pm
Delta Phi Epsilon (1) vs Winner 4/5 Co-Rec 8pm
Circle Triangle Square (2) vs Delta Zeta (3) Co-Rec 8pm
Colonial Thunder (4) vs Winner 5/12 Seed Men’s A 9pm
Boyz in da Hood (1) vs Winner 8/9 Seed Men’s A 9pm
Nighttime (2) vs Winner 7/10 Seed Men’s A 10pm
Ross Hall or Die (3) vs Iron Phis (6) Men’s A 10pm
Men’s B Semi-Finals 7:30pm
Men’s A Semi-Finals 8:30 pm
Co-Rec Championship Game 8pm
Men’s A Championship Game 9pm
Men’s B Championship Game 10pm
The Above Average BMI’s were more than above average as they took on The Defending Champs. With excellent play calling, and precision passing Eric Buck of The Above Average BMI’s lead his team to victory. Finding Brett Moorman 4 times and Dylan Dan once, Buck threw for 5 passing TDs and rushed for a 6th. As for The Defending Champs, there offensive attack seemed very limited, but Josh Cleary was still able to find Aaron Hartman for an impressive 4 touchdowns. There could definitely a rematch down the road for these two teams as we head into the play-offs.
The Above Average BMI’s- 40
The Defending Champs- 27
Speed Kills and Ross Hall both have been playing their hearts out all season. In their last regular season game, both teams were itching to try and make a leap for a higher seed. As the game progressed, Ross Hall jumped out early to a 14 to 7 lead at half. Able to match Speed Kills point for point in the second half, Ross Hall held on for the victory. Travis Uber had a passing TD and Marlon Carr had a receiving TD for Ross Hall, as RJ Minefield passed for 2 scoring plays and Jarod Johnson had two receiving TDs for Speed Kills.
Speed Kills – 21
Ross Hall or Die- 28
In an epic battle of the century, Brandon Catherman of AXP Be-MEN faced up against Nick Plansinis of The Scrubs in one of the best passing performance since Peyton Manning dueled against Tony Romo. Both gunslingers were connecting with receivers left and right, and even up the middle. Nick Plansinis was able to find the endzone 4 times on the day, where he connected with Mychal Ross (2), CJ Fox (1) and Brendon Ignatz (1). Catherman not to be out done tallied 6 scoring plays, 5 in the air and one on the ground. Daniel Kitchen (3), Dan Limbacher (1) and Paul Swank (1) were all at the receiving end for Catherman as he lead AXP Be-MEN to victory.
The Scrubs – 27
AXP Be-MEN- 39
Tactical attacks help give Funger Squad the edge over cream pie. With Michael Schilinski and Ryan Schilinski more in sync than 90s boy band, they were able to connect in the end zone 4 times for Funger Squad as Michael passed the ball to Ryan. Grant Farah and Kevin Check also got in the scoring spree as they both rushed in for scores; Farah (2) and Check (1). As for cream pie, Jesse Kirkling was able to connect on a pass to Alex Pearson for a touchdown and rushed in for a second score.
Funger Squad- 47
cream pie – 14
The Pizzas topped Dreamchasers with a side of breadsticks. Running on all motors, The Pizzas’ Tanner Schultz put on a dominating performance. Passing for 3 TDs and rushing for 3 more, it looked liked Schultz could do no wrong. Schultz found Mitchell Clouse (2) and Patrick Boff (1) as he picked apart the Dreamchasers defense with excellent play calling. As for Dreamchasers, Dante Verme passed for 3 TDs to Alan Baldi, Ben Beisler, and Bri McElhaney in the loss.
The Pizzas- 39
Erin Mick’s dominate performance helped lead her team, Delta Phi Epsilon to victory. Mick had a passing and rushing touchdown on the day. Her touchdown pass found Miranda DiMaria in the end zone. As for Zeta Tau Alpha, Anna Harb was able to connect with Kristen Garafalo for a touchdown, but it wasn’t enough to grasp the victory.
Delta Phi Epsilon- 14
Zeta Tau Alpha -6
Phi Delt Owls sore into victory over Dreamchasers. Through a barrage of aerial attacks, Phi Delt Owls were able to capitalize on several scoring chances. From the arms of Zack Lander and Sean Jendrzejewski, the Owls were able to connet 5 times in the endzone, 4 from Lander and once from Jendrzejewski. The Phi Delt receivers included Michael Carns (2), Steve Ira (1) and Jendrzejewski (2). Eli Carrington capped off the Phi Delt scoring with a rushing TD. For the Dreamchasers, Nate Fetchin played a role in all three scoring plays, twice passing in the air to Kyle Frishkron and Katie Pruss, and once on the ground.
Phi Delt Owls – 40
Joe Peterson of AXP Crows, showed off his stuff against The Justice League on Sunday. Finding his name of the score sheet 8 times on the day, Peterson passed for 4 TDs and rushed for 4. On the connecting end to Peterson’s passes were Tyler A (2), Chris Haenel (1) and Nate Freeman (1). As for The Justice League, they tallied touchdowns on passing plays by Ralph Nicassio and Alec Balenciaga when they found Matt Merlino and Jason Forbes in the endzone.
AXP Crows- 56
The Justice League -13
In a very tight battle in this Men’s B match-up, The Defending Champs are able to hold off The Scrubs to take home the ‘W’. Josh Cleary of The Defending Champs hooked up with Matthew Kuban for two touchdowns on the day. While Nick Plansinis pass to Alan Digby was the lone score for The Scrubs.
The Defending Champs – 14
The Scrubs – 6
Iron Phis still may be having nightmares of their match-up with Nighttime. Unable to produce much on offense, Iron Phi’s defense was picked apart by Nighttime’s Dave Grasso. Grasso threw for 5 TDs and rushed for 2 more in the win. On the scoring end for Nighttime included receivers Alex Novotny (2), Max Witten (2), Mark Wetmore (1), and Cody Brenner (1). Witten also passed for a TD. Jeremy Basinger scored the only points for Iron Phis, as he rushed for two touchdowns.
Nighttime – 54
Iron Phis- 13