HOW THE WEST COULD BE WON
Winners of three on the trot, the Phoenix Scorpions are on the verge of capturing the Major League Footy 2018 Western Conference minor premiership.
Locked in a see-saw battle with the Tombstone Marshals – also 3-1, and ahead in percentages – the Scorpions need only win one of their final two matches to lock up the top of the Conference table.
The quest to lock up the #1 spot begins tomorrow, when the Scorpions tussle with the West Side Bombers (1-2) tomorrow at Tempe Sports Complex in Tempe, Arizona.
Ball-up is 10 AM MST.
Should the Scorpions lose out – they visit the Tempe Devils (0-3) Saturday, July 28 in the Western Conference Summer Series finale – the Marshals stand poised to take the Conference title by default.
In this exciting 2018 MLF Campaign, most anything can happen – so while the Scorps control their own destiny at the moment – a flag for Tombstone is hardly out of the question.
A Lions sweep of the double-header would push Florida to a pristine 4-0 and move the Leos into second on the ladder – definitely withing striking range of the table-topping St. Petersburg Swans.
The Swans’ shock 110-100 loss to Tampa Bay Saturday night prevented St. Petersburg from virtually locking up the flag, creating opportunity for Florida, Miami and Tampa Bay in a furious run home.
Game One of the East doubleheader gets under way tomorrow in St. Petersburg at 11 AM EDT.