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Reign finish OWL West qualifying undefeated

Field Level Media
28 May 2023, 13:55 GMT+10

The Atlanta Reign beat the Boston Uprising 3-1 on Saturday to go undefeated in West Region qualifying action at the Overwatch League's Spring Stage.

Boston took Lijiang Tower 2-0, but the Reign responded with wins on Blizzard World (3-0), Havana (3-0) and Esperanca (1-0) to improve to 8-0. The Reign will not play on Sunday, the final day of qualifying.

In other Saturday action, the Florida Mayhem swept the San Francisco Shock 3-0, the London Spitfire beat the Toronto Defiant 3-1 and the Houston Outlaws cruised to a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Titans.

Florida won 2-0 on Oasis before prevailing 2-1 on both Blizzard World and Rialto to dispatch the Shock.

The Spitfire dropped the first map, Ilois, 2-1, but punched back. They edged Toronto 4-3 on King's Row, earned a 2-1 victory on Havana and capped the win with a 1-0 triumph on Colosseo. Houston won the first two maps before falling 2-1 on Rialto, but the Outlaws recovered with a 1-0 victory on Esperanca.

West Region qualifying concludes on Sunday with four matches:

--Toronto Defiant vs. Vegas Eternal

--Washington Justice vs. Los Angeles Gladiators

--San Francisco Shock vs. Boston Uprising

--Vancouver Titans vs. New York Excelsior

Overwatch League Spring Stage Knockouts, West Region qualifying with match record, map differential:

1. Atlanta Reign, 8-0, plus-22

2. Houston Outlaws, 7-1, plus-14

3. Florida Mayhem, 6-2, plus-12

4. Boston Uprising, 5-2, plus-8

5. Los Angeles Gladiators, 5-2, plus-4

6. Washington Justice, 4-3, plus-2

7. Vancouver Titans, 3-4, 0

8. New York Excelsior, 3-4, minus-1

9. San Francisco Shock, 3-4, minus-7

10. Toronto Defiant, 2-5, minus-6

11. London Spitfire, 2-6, minus-8

12. Vegas Eternal, 0-7, minus-20

13. Los Angeles Valiant, 0-8, minus-20

--Field Level Media

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