SL 2020: Grand Final Results & League Awards

PLAYOFF BRACKET FINAL STANDINGS: https://challonge.com/cburz6yt

PLAYOFF WEEK 2 MATCH RESULTS:

Loser Finals
Match 9:
[BBQ] vs < Vlix > ➔ [BBQ] lost 2-3
  • [BBQ] claims 3RD PLACE in the tournament :3rd_place_medal:

Grand Finals
Match 10:
{ball} vs < Vlix > ➔ {ball} won 4-3

  • < Vlix > claims 2ND PLACE in the tournament :2nd_place_medal:
  • {ball} claims 1ST PLACE in the tournament :1st_place_medal:

{BALL} ARE THE SL 2020 CHAMPIONS

ball’n
Brutal
Bran
Carlos
DN
Don
Hollywood
Jaxx
Sage
sneaky
woofy
zz

Everyone on {ball} have won $200 MXN for their victory!

Grand Finals Analysis:
< Vlix > made an incredible comeback against [BBQ] in the Loser’s Finals and kept that momentum heading into the Grand Finals, winning the first 3 games of the series with some amazing individual efforts and great teamwork. {ball} struggled to find the right personnel and plane compositions to establish their game, but eventually found the solution in game 4 on labyrinth with a lineup centered around woofy’s TA. Once {ball} achieved this desperately needed victory, they continued to build upon their success and the series saw a shift in power as < Vlix > were now on the back foot and scrambling for answers. With the championship title coming down to a deciding game 7, {ball} maintained their killer instinct and delivered a dominating performance, completing the reverse all-kill, and securing the victory with a 6-0 win.

Fun Facts:

  • This is the 8th Championship {ball} has won in Sky League, the most out of any Altitude clan
  • {ball} played 10 people in the Grand Finals and used 14 different player/plane compositions
  • < Vlix > played 6 people in the Grand Finals and used 7 different player/plane compositions
  • This was the first time in Sky League history a team has won 4 games in a row to win the title after losing the first 3

Grand Final VODS:


:trophy: LEAGUE AWARDS AND HONORS :trophy:

All awards and honors were voted on and selected by a group of 50 sportswriters and journalists that carefully studied each Sky League match in its entirety. (but then all that data was disregarded and G00SE had the only say in choosing nominations)
GRAND FINALS MVP: woofy
Honorable mentions: Bran , Brutal

Being down 0-3 in a high pressure situation with your tournament life on the line would of mentally broken most players, but woofy warped through time in order to rewrite the history books and carry his team to victory


LOOPY OF THE YEAR (EMP): Nick
Honorable mentions: Moon , DN

Nick displayed all the traits that define a great loopy player each and every week of SL: proficient at killing, great ball handling/passing, and was overall a key offensive weapon for team 1%


LOOPY OF THE YEAR (ACID): malacats
Honorable mentions: Aki , JWhatever

As the preeminent subject matter expert of all things acid and acid related, malacats lead the league in assists and was a glistening beacon of hope on an otherwise desolate and forsaken |TMC| squad


BOMBER OF THE YEAR: xorg
Honorable mentions: Acegunner , JWhatever

While the bomber position has fallen out of favor with a majority of high level teams, xorg aka killswitch showcased the unparalleled deadly stopping power this plane still offers if used correctly


DOMBER OF THE YEAR: truepa!n
Honorable mentions: SweetDeltoidz , VAN1SH1NG

Although people refer to them as Dumb Bombs, it takes a 200 IQ player to be able to use these effectively at a competitive level as demonstrated in truepa!n’s official Domber Guide: https://vimeo.com/30174896


WHALE OF THE YEAR: Hollywood
Honorable mentions: Brutal , Apathy

Was one of the premier defenders throughout the tournament with a Goals Defensed ratio of 85%, and served as a mentor and father figure to the younger generation of whales on the {ball} roster


BEST WHALE EU: Moon
Honorable mentions: CookieB1tch , Bran

With unprecedented perfect positional play and a thermobaric accuracy rating that is off the charts, Moon set a standard for EU whales that is likely to never be seen again in Sky League


NON SWEDISH BIPLANE OF THE YEAR: VAN1SH1NG
Honorable mentions: JWhatever, Jaxx

Whether he was getting a crucial snipe on an enemy ball carrier or leading an offensive push for his team, VAN1SH1NG illustrated the power an HC player can bring to select lineups


SWEDISH BIPLANE OF THE YEAR: sneaky
Honorable mentions: twig, mssv

svenska köttbullar är läckra och sneaky är en bra spelare, som underskattas i framgången med {ball}, och är den bästa europeiska i laget överlägset


RANDA OF THE YEAR: Sanis
Honorable mentions: Just Sanis since he is in a tier above every other Randa imo

Even though he hasn’t been an active player for a long time, Sanis was still able to slice his way through enemy defenses like a hot knife through butter with the same poise and precision that made him a feared opponent in past tournaments


TA OF THE YEAR: t0ma
Honorable mentions: togafaru, fart

The tomato man has aged like a fine Italian wine, becoming more of a finesse player in his old age but still demands the respect of his enemies and will capitalize on any mistakes he sees them make


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: little mavis
Honorable mentions: dr.meow , Mavis

One of the youngest competitive players and the only new player to join Altitude since 2016, little mavis proved that not only is she the best Mavis but she is a future loopy star in the making


LEAGUE MVP: Bran
Honorable mentions: woofy , Brutal

Not only did he maintain a positive ratio in every single one of his games and absolutely pwn’d anyone that dared try to challenge him; Bran was a vocal leader, model teammate, and positive influence on the entire {ball} organization


CAPTAIN OF THE YEAR: JWhatever
Honorable mentions: sunshineduck , ball’n

One of the most beloved and respected Altitude veterans of all time, no challenge was too big for JWhatever to overcome as he lead his team to the Grand Finals once again with masterful game plans and expert leadership


BENCH PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Don
Honorable mentions: Void , tgleaf

It may not be the most glamorous position but someone’s gotta do it, and Don has proved to be a valuable asset in keeping the bench warm and cheering on his teammates from the sidelines


THIS CONCLUDES SKY LEAGUE 2020: THE QUARANTINE EDITION. CONGRATS AGAIN TO {BALL} FOR WINNING 1ST PLACE, AND THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS EVENT!