Day six of the 2019 WILC saw bracket play get underway as we move into the quarterfinals of the championship bracket and more placement brackets get set in stone.
|Game Number||Away Team||Home Team||Final Score|
|48||Costa Rica||Hong Kong||2-19|
The Championship Bracket quarterfinals took place on Wednesday, officially setting up Thursday’s semifinals.
In the first quarterfinal game, England was able to get past Israel in a very tight contest to advance to the semifinals where they will face Canada. Israel drops down to the fifth place bracket and face Netherlands.
USA ran past Czech Republic on Wednesday to set up a rematch with the Iroquois Nationals in the semifinals. Czech Republic drops down to the fifth place bracket and will face Finland.
The two losers from tonights semifinal games will then face each other in the third place game and the losers from tonights games in the fifth place bracket will go head to head in the seventh place game. The championship (Gold Medal) game will be played on Saturday night.
The ninth place bracket quarterfinals too place on Wednesday, setting up the ninth place bracket semifinals and filling out the lower placement brackets. Also, the seventeenth place and twentieth place final have been set.
Australia devoured Scotland in a blowout win to advance to the ninth place semifinals where they will face Ireland on Thursday. Scotland drops down to thirteenth place bracket where they will face Slovakia on Thursday.
Ireland beat Slovakia to advance to the ninth place semifinals where they will face Australia on Thursday. Slovakia drops down to thirteenth place bracket where they will face Scotland on Thursday.
Germany beat Sweden in a fairly tight contest to advance to the ninth place bracket semifinals where they will face Serbia on Thursday. Sweden drops down to the thirteenth place bracket where they will face Austria.
In a very tight battle, Serbia beat Austria in the ninth place bracket semifinals to advance to the semifinals where they will face Germany on Thursday. Austria drops down to the thirteenth place bracket where they will face Sweden.
Friday’s seventeenth place final has been set after Hong Kong beat Costa Rica and Switzerland beat Mexico in the semifinals on the seventeenth place bracket. Costa Rica and Mexico will play in the twentieth place game on Friday.