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Plenty of Fireworks in Week 14!

In what could be a possible playoff preview, Alamo City and Gateway United combined for 19 scores in their match in week 14. Alamo City would prevail to move into 2nd place in the league standings, winning the clubs 8th straight match overall. Meanwhile, Gold Coast FC and Insulani Hawaii each got wins this week to move themselves into playoff positions for now. Cumberland got a narrow 1-0 win. Capital District extended the its league record for longest unbeaten start to a season, now at 14 matches, and also can claim to be the first BSL club to win 100 regular season matches all-time.
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Capital District Clinches Playoff Spot

Capital District remained unbeaten in league play after a 9-1 victory in week 13 and is the first team to clinch a spot in the 2017 BSL Playoffs. The Gunners seem like a sure thing to clinch a playoff bye in the near future and currently hold a 9 point edge for the Honors Trophy with 5 matches (15 points available) remaining. The Gunners are also 1 win away from 100 all-time regular season victories. Gateway United is holding onto 2nd place and finished the weekend with a 5-5 draw against SC Canada. The Mounties are back in 5th place with the result (the last playoff spot). Alamo City is now on a 7 match winning streak (5 league, 2 MCQ) after winning this weekend 5-3 versus Gold Coast. Hawaii continues to keep the pressure on the league winning 3-0. Union S.C. got a big 5-0 win to keep the clubs slim hopes alive.

Alamo City and Hawaii Clinch Advancement

Alamo City overcame an early deficit and a Blanco red card, then broke a late 5-5 deadlock when a Joevin Jones brace sealed the dramatic victory. Alamo City improved to 3-0-0 in the MC Qualifiers and has clinched advancement into the tournament. It will be the clubs 4th time in the Majors Cup and first time since 2013. The result ends Capital District league record 14 match unbeaten run. Meanwhile, Hawaii remained perfect at 3-0-0 in the MCQ to also clinch advancement into the tournament. It will be the Islanders 2nd trip to the tournament having also qualified last season. SC Canada got 4 scores from David Accam to lead the Mounties to victory and into 4th place in the MCQ table. Gateway United stayed alive winning over the Spartans. Cumberland stayed alive as well defeating Pennsylvania.

Saints Win 90th in Style

Gateway United erupted from the International break with a 9 point match versus Union S.C. including a hat trick from Piatti. The win is the Saints 90th regular season win all-time. SC Canada moved back into 6th place defeating the Spartans over the weekend. The Mounties are only 2 scores behind for 5th place. Capital District finished with a 3rd straight draw to extend the clubs record unbeaten streak to 14 matches. Hawaii also extended its unbeaten streak to 6 matches, but the draws are hindering the Islanders more than it effects the Gunners at this point. Gold Coast and Cumberland played to a 1-1 duel. Alamo City moved up to 3rd place in the BSL standings with another win.

Gunners Break Another Record

Alamo City won a 3rd straight league match and 4th straight match overall defeating Union S.C. 6-5 and moving up to 4th place in the BSL standings. Hawaii extended its unbeaten streak to 4 games (2-0-2) after defeating Cumberland 5-3. For the 2nd straight week Capital District needed a late comeback to salvage a tie. This time it was against Empire Cup rival Spartans in an 8-8 barnstorm. Capital District now has the BSL record for longest unbeaten streak at 13 matches. Gateway United got its 6th win in the standings and is now in 2nd place again. The Stoners edged out SC Canada.

Gunners Win Streak Ends At 11

The Suns put an end the Capital District's 11 game winning streak as the two sides had to settle for a draw this weekend. The result still has the Gunners on a 12 game unbeaten run. Alamo City continues the clubs good form with another win defeating the Spartans 6-2. The Union moved out of last place with its win in week 10. Gateway United got a brace from Almiron for the clubs 5th win. SC Canada and Hawaii played out to a 2-2 draw.

Midway Point With Many Storylines

Alamo City continued the clubs resurgence scoring a big 10 points to easily get the clubs 3rd league win of the season and 90th regular season club win all-time. SC Canada moved into the playoff zone after edging out Gold Coast. Gateway United and Insulani Hawaii traded blows and settled for a 6-6 draw. Capital District won the clubs 11th straight overall match and tied the BSL record for best start to a season, now 9-0-0. The Spartans reclaimed 2nd place in the league table.