What another exciting week of Battle Court H2H action at Magic City with the Cyclones clinching first place and the Warriors going 7-3 (earning 8.5 points) to clinch second place. The Championship match will take place on Sunday, April 17 at the Magic City Fronton. The Cyclones play the Renegades on Sunday, April 10 to finish the season with another 6 points up for grabs, but the standings are “locked” as the Renegades with 31 points cannot catch the second place Warriors with 37.5 points.
Standings Through Week 8 (1 match remaining: Cyclones vs. Renegades)
Note: W-L does not include forfeitures in weeks 3 and 7, but are included in the points totals.
The Cyclones went 4-1, earning 4.5 points with singles wins from Carballo, Manny and Manu. Carballo went undefeated with a 6-0 record. Carballo was on fire in the Pelota matches and it continued with a straight set (6-3, 6-1) win over Benny (Chargers) on Sunday. Jeden & Manny earned a 6-1, 6-2 straight set doubles win over Correa & Roque (Chargers).
The Warriors went 7-3 to earn 8.5 points with singles wins from Bueno, Diaz and Nicolas. Diaz bet Vuelo (Renegades) in straight sets (6-2, 6-3) to finish with a 5-1 singles record. Inaki & Julen picked up their first doubles win in 3 sets (3-6, 6-3, 6-5) against Douglas & Benny (Chargers). Inaki teamed with Nicolas to take a 3 set win (5-6, 6-2, 6-5), handing the 5-0 Goixerri & Aratz (Renegades) their first loss of the season. Bueno & Nicolas finished doubles with a 5-1 record with a 2 set win (6-3, 6-3) over Robin & Ben (Renegades).
The Renegades went 1-4 earning 1 point with a singles win from Ben over Bradley (Warriors) in 2 sets (6-4, 6-5).
The Chargers went 3-7 earning 4 points with Benny going 1-1 with a straight set win (6-1, 6-3) over Julen (Warriors). CRB & Douglas beat Diaz & Bradley (Warriors) in 3 sets (6-1, 3-6, 6-1). Jairo & Benny took a 3 set win (4-6, 6-1, 6-2) over Carballo & Manu (Cyclones).
You can watch the final Battle Court session at 5pm on Sunday at watchjaialai.com, laligasportstv.com, FTF Sports Network or download the free Jai Alai Channel app. You can also visit the fronton on Sunday to see the great action in person. Be sure to catch the post-game show with Stu and Andrew for the recap of the action.
And remember, those fans in attendance at Sunday’s Battle Court H2H match at 5pm will have the opportunity to WIN $1,000. It’s FREE to play and if you select the winners of the three singles matches and both doubles matches, you could WIN $1,000. If there are multiple winners, the prize money will be split among the winners.
Be sure to watch “The King of Twitch” (aka El Barba) and Paulie at https://www.twitch.tv/watchjaialai for interactive livestreaming during the H2H sports betting games at Magic City. Tune in to hear the entertainment as El Barba gives “Barba Bursts” for great plays. El Barba and Paulie also answer questions in the chat. It is entertaining for sure.
Be sure to tune in for the “Battle Royale” Championship Finals between the Cyclones and Warriors on Sunday, April 17th at 5:00 pm EST to find out which squad will win the top prize of $4,000 per team member! The 2nd place squad wins $1,000 per team member.