CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN 1ST ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Three teams claimed victory on Saturday at the first ever Esports Championships in New Mexico. Los Alamos beat Kirtland Central in the game SMITE by a 2-games to nothing score. Rio Rancho came from behind to beat Cleveland in a 7th game OT match of Rocket League. Rio Rancho’s League of Legends team also won the championship in their bracket after beating Sandia Prep 2-1 in the final.
Here’s a look at some of the Championship action
The final results for each playoff bracket can be accessed at https://www.nmact.org/activities/esports/.
In addition to the individual game title championships, the top four Esports schools have been identified based on overall performance from the 2019 season. These four schools will receive NMAA State Esports Trophies.
The top four Esports schools for 2019 are:
1st Place (NMAA State Esports Champion) – Rio Rancho HS
2nd Place – (NMAA State Esports Runner-Up) – Los Alamos HS
3rd Place – Sandia Prep HS
4th Place – Cleveland HS