Maple City, Hudson Lake, Granger, and Twin Branch advance to the League Championships.
It is crazy how time flies, as we are now just days away from Games 1 and 2 of the AL & NLCS. Just a few months ago, 14 teams began their quest at winning an ORWBL World Series and after the opening week of the playoffs, 10 teams so their season come to an end. Just a few days prior to the playoffs, we unfortunately had to notify Cabo that they would not be eligible for the postseason due to numerous missed series.
And so the 2018 postseason moved on with 13 teams as the American League play-in game did not take place due to the Cabo news. Over in the National League, it was the crafty veterans from Rolling Prairie who took down the Silver Sluggers despite getting swept by them in the regular season.
All in all, the Silver Sluggers have to be proud of how they made an impact in their first year in the league as they went a respectable 8-16 in the regular season. This young team will surely be back next season as they will look to continue to build as a franchise in year two.
Unfortunately for Emery's Army, they ran into a red hot Billy Goats team that seems to really be hitting their stride at the perfect time of the season. While the season ended with a Wild Card loss for EA, they can look back at their 2018 season with pride. Despite battling major issues fielding a team, Manager Jake Lawrence was able to make it happen and get all of their games in.
Due to the issues that Lawrence had fielding a team every week, Emery's Army's future is now in question but one can only hope that a return is in store someday if they do end up folding.