The Florida Mutineers despatched OpTic Texas to the losers bracket of their opening match of the 2022 Name of Obligation League Main Three at this time.
After profitable the tiebreaker towards the Los Angeles Thieves for the seventh seed, the Mutineers had been tasked with going through OpTic within the first spherical of the Main Three winners bracket. After profitable Main One earlier this yr, OpTic have been a power to be reckoned with, which is why the group mentioned the potential for each L.A. and Florida “trolling” of their tiebreaker match to keep away from taking part in them.
However Florida showcased that taking part in on LAN is a very totally different beast, taking down OpTic in a five-map collection. The Mutineers opened up the collection with a 250-222 victory on Tuscan Hardpoint, the place OpTic’s prime slayers struggled to get going. In the meantime, Owakening dropped a 1.43 KD on the primary map, racking up the best kills within the foyer. OpTic answered again on Tuscan Search and Destroy, going backwards and forwards with Florida however taking it 6-4 ultimately.
As soon as the collection was tied 1-1, Florida almost swept Texas off the map on Tuscan Management, profitable 3-1 after the OpTic lineup continued to wrestle to get kills. From there, they moved on to a Berlin Hardpoint that went the space however finally noticed OpTic edge out the Mutineers 250-243. The ultimate map of the collection took each groups again to Berlin for one more Search and Destroy.
Not like the earlier one, Florida had been within the driver’s seat all the time, working round and doing no matter they wished on the map. Because of heroics from Davpadie, the Mutineers walked away with a 6-2 map win and a 3-2 collection victory.
Florida will transfer on within the higher bracket to play the Seattle Surge, whereas OpTic should face the CDL Main Two champions, the Los Angeles Guerrillas, within the first spherical of the losers bracket.