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Triangle area club ultimate team, Ring, ties for seventh place at nationals

Ring of Fire athlete throws to an incoming cut at WCC 2010
Ring of Fire athlete throws to an incoming cut at WCC 2010
photo by Erin Wiltgen

Ring of Fire’s 2010 USA Ultimate National Club Championship appearance makes it the team’s 17th in the past 18 years.

The Triangle-area open club ultimate Frisbee team entered the tournament seeded 11th and finished tied for seventh.

In the first round of pool play, Ring held seed, going 1-2 and taking third in the group. The second round of pool play, the men went undefeated, and advanced to the championship bracket.

In prequarters on Friday, Ring beat Furious 15-12. But the team lost to Ironside in the quarterfinals 8-15 on Saturday.

The team then lost to Chain in the fifth-place bracket semifinal. The score has not yet been reported for Ring’s seventh-place game against Southpaw – since those two teams faced each other at the Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament, it’s possible they decided not to play.

The other Mid-Atlantic Regional teams that qualified for nationals, Truck Stop and Southpaw, finished finished tied for fifth and tied for seventh, respectively. Truck stop faced Chain in the fifth-place game, which has not been reported yet.

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Triangle area women's club team, Pheonix, takes eighth at nationals
Triangle area mixed club team, Whagonweel, takes 11th at nationals
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