With only 2 weeks of matches left in the CWL Stage 2 Regular Season, Envy returns to Columbus sitting at 3rd place in Division A with matches this week versus FaZe Clan, Splyce, and Echo Fox. Catch all the action on Twitch HERE and check out the standings HERE.
Match 1 vs FaZe Clan
We got off to strong start with a back and forth win in Hardpoint on Sainte Marie du Mont in game 1, with great play from Huke and Decemate. We struggled in the first few rounds of game 2, falling to a 1-3 defecit, then managed to pull it back even before FaZe Clan took the final 3 rounds cleanly in Search and Destroy on Valkyrie, bringing the series even at 1 to 1. Game 3 started off well, going up 2 flag caps to 0 in the first half of Capture the Flag on Flak Tower. FaZe Clan brought the game back even 2 to 2 before we were able to close it out with a final flag capture to take game 3 and take the lead in the series, 3 to 2. A strong start in Game 4, Hardpoint on London Docks, incredible plays from Huke and Decemate secured the win and we closed the series out, 3 to 1, moving to 5-3 in Division A.
Match 2 vs Splyce
The series started with Hardpoint on London Docks in Game 1, we got off to a quick lead and kept the pressure on, taking Game 1 with a clean 250-144 win. Search and Destroy in Game 2 started off well with us taking the lead 5-2 before Splyce managed to win 4 rounds in a row taking Game 2 and evening the series up, 1 to 1. Game 3, Capture the Flag on London Docks, Splyce took a quick lead in round 1 going up 2-0 before a wild round 2 comeback saw us force overtime. Splyce managed to close out overtime and take the win in Game 3, putting us down in the series, 1 to 2. Hardpoint on Ardennes Forest in Game 4, Splyce got off to a quick start going up 110-15. We managed to make it close before ultimately dropping Game 4, 170-189, and losing the series to Splyce, 1 to 3. We are now 5-4 in Division A.
Match 3 vs Echo Fox
Hardpoint on London Docks in Game 1 started off slow for us, Echo Fox taking a quick lead, before we made the comeback and took the win in dramatic fashion, 250-242, putting us up in the series, 1 to 0. Echo Fox again took control early in Search and Destroy on Ardennes Forest in Game 2, taking the first 4 rounds. This game Echo Fox didn’t take their foot off the pedal, taking Game 2, 6-0, and tying the series up, 1 to 1. Game 3, Capture the Flag on Flak Tower, Echo Fox once again took the early lead. They managed to finish strong, taking the win, 5-1, and putting us down in the series, 1 to 2. Another dramatic comeback saw us take Game 4, Hardpoint on Valkyrie, 250-248, and even the series up, 2 to 2. Game 5, after a tense back and forth, we lost in Search and Destroy on Valkyrie, 4-6, and lose the series, 2 to 3. We are now 5th in Division A, sitting at 5-5, catch us back in action next Tuesday, July 3rd, at 2:30pm CDT vs Team Kaliber.