Lightning Strikes

WFL LogoWorld LeagueLondon Falling goes 2-0 on the year, sweeping the Scandinavian Stars with a 108.98 to 88.86 victory in the Conference semi-finals. Their overall record goes to 8-6, while Stars fall to 6-8. The historical series between these two teams has been a constant battle with London owning the 5-3 lead over Scandinavia.

The Carolina Panthers DEF (0 PA, 5 Sack, 2 Int, 2 Fum) got 34.00 points, which was more than their 29.00 points in the last matchup with Scandinavia. The Stars LONDON FALLINGproved to be an easy win for the Falling, who now has an average margin of victory of 46.95 points this season in the season series.  That’s larger than their 29.28-point average margin of victory on the season, which ranks third in the league.  The Panthers Defense has now been the team’s top scorer in two of the past three matches.

Behind a second-half surge, London Falling entered the playoffs as the No. 4 seed. They move on to the semifinals where they face the top-seeded Jerusalem Cheeseheads, who are coming off first round bye. London is winless against the Cheeseheads in two matchups this season, with their most recent loss coming in Week 13.  And is a daunting 1-6 against them all-time, not having defeated Jerusalem since week 6 of 2012.

The Scandinavian Stars end their regular season in ninth place with a record of 6-7. Better than their record indicated, they ranked first in the league in points per game with 105.77. Scandinavian Stars was one-and-done this postseason, losing in their first playoff matchup.