Chicago Outfit Gets Revenge on Cincinnati, 150-93

CHICAGO, IL – On Saturday, July 21st, 700 fans crowded into the Windy City Fieldhouse to witness the rematch of the Chicago Outfit Syndicate (5NC) and the visiting Cincinnati Black Sheep (9NC). They came to watch the second bout inside of sixty days between these two playoff bound North Central foes.

Q2 Homestretch 2012: North Central Region

Q2 Homestretch 2012: North Central Region The all time series between Minnesota and Windy City is 5-0 for Windy City, but Minnesota came within 23 points last year and hopes to finally claim the upset when the teams meet in Minnesota on June 16. Photo: Michael Guio.

With the second quarter WFTDA rankings period closing at the end of the month, June’s bouts represent the final chances for teams to solidify their seeding for the September and October regional tournaments — or claim an invite by breaking into their region’s top ten.

Preview: #22 Arch Rival @ #24 Cincinnati and Ohio

Preview: #22 Arch Rival @ #24 Cincinnati and Ohio Arch Rival came into the North Central Playoffs as the #8 seed to Cincinnati's #5, but upset Cincy 138-98 in the consolation bracket. Photo: Jeff Sevier.

CINCINNATI, OH — This weekend’s trip northeast by St. Louis’ Arch Rival has the potential to shuffle the North Central rankings a bit, as three games involving the region’s top ten will also give further context to recent games involving teams just out of the top ten. DNN #22 Arch Rival plays DNN #24 Cincinnati on Saturday night and Ohio on Sunday; Ohio has a game against Fort Wayne on Saturday night.

North Central 7th Place: 7NC Brewcity Takes Down 5NC Cincinnati, 157-99

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Milwaukee’s Brewcity Bruisers kept their seventh seed in the North Central playoffs with a decisive win against fifth seed Cincinnati.