Well, 25 and 11 play eachother tomorrow, so one of them is going to move out of the top 4 (most likely, I doubt a tie in that match.) There are a lot of big matchups tomorrow. I think your results could be close, I also think we could see something completely unexpected.
I’ve been watching as much of the webcasts as I can, and it is just as insane as I thought it would be. The Newton playoffs should be fun. I will be watching that match 80 tomorrow.
Team 987 was one of the only teams to beat Wildstang and team 25. We were the second seed!. One thing I dont like is how the West Coast teams get underestimated. By posting stuff like saying “all the regionals over there are weak, no good teams” ect ect. I think that we proved that is wrong. Twice now. This year being the 2nd seed, and beating a “infamous” team like wildstang, and the undefeated team 25. Proves something. I can walk away from the most stacked division proud I did so well, and performed excellent.
I can’t recall anyone ever saying that the west coast teams are overrated. The captain of the 2005 championship alliance was 330, and one of the finalist alliance members was 254. There is a very justified argument that California is the “best state in FIRST” (although I’d still rank Michigan ahead of California personally).
Its not necessarily on CD, but you do here people talking about how they dont need to scout the west besides like the top teams that have been around for a while, I can understand where people are coming from, but the Einstein Finalist was at Vegas, and a large handful from phoenix and Las Vegas regionals were in Newton. I just think alot of teams underestimate other teams.