Canada Defeats Iroquois, Secures Fifth Straight WILC Gold Medal

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USA Escapes Second-Half England Comeback To Claim Fifth Bronze Medal

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Despite a very strong England comeback in the second half, USA was able to hang on and secure the 11-8 victory to take home their fifth consecutive Bronze Medal at the WILC. England finishes in fourth place.  Continue reading “USA Escapes Second-Half England Comeback To Claim Fifth Bronze Medal”

Israel Claims Fifth Place At WILC

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Israel defeated a hot Finland team to claim fifth place at the 2019 WILC and ensure that they stay in the Blue group at the 2023 WILC. Finland will end the tournament in sixth place.  Continue reading “Israel Claims Fifth Place At WILC”

WILC Day Nine Recap: Switzerland, Sweden, Mexico Finish Strong

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Day nine of the 2019 WILC saw places 15 through 20 be taken as the 15th, 17th, and 19th place games took place.  Continue reading “WILC Day Nine Recap: Switzerland, Sweden, Mexico Finish Strong”

Canada Defeats England, Sets Up Championship Rematch Against Iroquois

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Canada (5-0) defeated England (1-5) in the semifinals to set up a rematch with the Iroquois Nationals in the WILC championship game on Saturday. England will drop down and face USA in the fourth place game on Saturday.  Continue reading “Canada Defeats England, Sets Up Championship Rematch Against Iroquois”

Late-Game Spark Pushes Iroquois Past USA In Semifinals

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The Iroquois Nationals (4-1) defeated the USA (3-3) 9-7 in a very tight semifinal matchup to advance to the semifinals where they will face the winner of Canada vs England. USA will play the loser of that second semifinal game in the fourth place game.  Continue reading “Late-Game Spark Pushes Iroquois Past USA In Semifinals”

WILC Day Seven Recap: Semifinals Set

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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.  Continue reading “WILC Day Seven Recap: Semifinals Set”

USA Rolls Past Czech Republic, Sets Semifinal Rematch With Iroquois

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USA (3-2) defeated Czech Republic (5-0) 17-2 in the championship bracket quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals on Thursday where they will face Iroquois in a rematch of one of the best tournaments, thus far. Czech Republic will drop down to the fifth place bracket and face Finland on Thursday. Continue reading “USA Rolls Past Czech Republic, Sets Semifinal Rematch With Iroquois”

England Edges Israel In Back-And-Forth Contest, Will Faces Canada In Semifinals

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England (1-4) defeated Israel (1-4) 9-7 in a very back-and-forth contest to advance to the championship bracket semifinals where they will face Canada on Thursday night. Israel drops down to the fifth place bracket and will play Netherlands on Thursday.  Continue reading “England Edges Israel In Back-And-Forth Contest, Will Faces Canada In Semifinals”

Big Second Half Lifts Czech Republic Over Netherlands, Sets Up Quarterfinal Clash With USA

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Czech Republic (5-0) defeated Netherlands (3-2) 17-6 in the first round of the championship bracket to set up a date with USA in the quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Netherlands will move to the 5th place bracket and play the loser of Israel and England/Finland.  Continue reading “Big Second Half Lifts Czech Republic Over Netherlands, Sets Up Quarterfinal Clash With USA”