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There are 17 teams left in the Men's DI club playoff hunt, and by the end of the weekend that number will be down to 11.

Three leagues are done (at least insofar as who wins is concerned):

Northeast, where NYAC is into the quarterfinals and Old Blue plays Life for another spot;

West, where Provo has earned the right to play Dallas in a play-in.

Red River, where New Orleans has earned a quarterfinal berth and Dallas plays Provo for another spot.


Three leagues decide their champions this weekend:
Midwest.  It's actually essentially all over. Metropolis had a game unplayed on their schedule, against the Chicago Lions. However that game, originally schedules for November 16, was postponed because Chicago had another commitment. However, the teams couldn't agree on a makeup date, and the burden of reschedule falls on the team that canceled, so Chicago ends up forfeiting. So that forfeit appears to mean that Metropolis has sewn up the Midwest, and their May 3 game against Kansas City will mean little.

Southern California. Los Angeles plays the San Diego Old Aztecs in a one-off championship game Saturday. The winners will move on to the national quarterfinals.

MAC. Norfolk comes into this two-day, four-team playoff in Wilmington, Del. with a 12-2 record. They play Schuylkill River (8-6) and then either PAC (9-5) or Baltimore-Chesapeake (9-5). Norfolk might be considered heavy favorites, but they are only 4-2 against the other three playoffs teams, having lost once to PAC and once to Schuylkill River. And their victories in those games weren't runaways, either.


And one more league with time to go:
In Northern California it's the semis, with Sacramento Lions (8-1) v Fresno (6-4) and Santa Rosa (7-3) v East Palo Alto Razorbacks (7-2).

We wait a week for the championship game.