SUPER 16 – Honoring a preseason message board wager in the Super 16, the venerable Birds of Prey are now the Tweety Birds after falling to division rival the Who Dat Saints 219-231 in the Week 3 MNF SimalPlay Game of the Week. It was a close match, all through the weekend and leading into the Monday night prime-time finale, with 5 lead changes on Sunday, then another 4 more on MNF before the Who Dats finally pulled ahead for the last time in the fourth quarter. The win puts the Who Dats in control of the South Division and in 2nd overall in the league while dropping the Birds into the unfamiliar 3rd place territory of a 1-2 start.
Out west, the Super Chargers struggled, but ultimately pulled out a 127-108 win over the Jaw Breakers to advance to 3-0 and hold onto the overall #1 spot. The Battle of the Bay went Oakland’s way in a very close, 217-201 contest, leaving the BowMen at 1-2 while 1 Eye Til I Die holds at 5th overall in the league with their 2-1 record. The Firebirds couldn’t get the turnovers under control and fall to last place in the division after their 190-230 defeat at the hands of Motor City.
The East Division has a new leader as the Northern ‘Fins are surging and The Eagle has landed destroyed the expansion Steel Curtain 199-114 in the opening edition of the Pennsylvania classic. The Eagle will face a division match in Week 4 against the struggling Jaw Breakers while the 6th ranked ‘Fins will be tested in a match with the 3rd ranked Indy-structibles. Steel Curtain will try to recover from their Week 3 trouncing, but must do it against a Tweety Bird squad hoping to recover from theirs.