Tuesday, June 27, 2017

ISML 2017: A Surprise Result For Reina Kousaka

ISML 2017: A Surprise Result For Reina Kousaka

By Jo-Ryan Salazar
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
June 27, 2017

Match Day 14 of the 2017 International Saimoe League Topaz Period is in the books and for the most part, form followed with one notable exception. In the Female Division, Kyouko Kirigiri defeated Miuna Shiodome 778-586, Emilia rolled past Nananmi Aoyama 962-807, Azusa Nakano romped past Isuzu Sento 827-726, Yuuki Konno hammered Kotori Kanbe 922-555, Megumin routed Ram 1097-674, Yuki Nagato whipped past Nico Yazawa 880-720, Beatrice slammed Kagami Hiiragi 991-643 and Rem dismantled Yui Yuigahama 1073-752.

Touka Yatogami won the closest race of the round, a 794-774 nailbiter over Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi, Reina Kousaka scored the Upset of the Round, a 784-667 scalp of Aria Holmes Kanzaki, Yukino Yukinoshita routed Umaru Doma 1039-670, Chino Kafuu throttled Rize Tedeza 922-442, Yui-Nyan rocked You Watanabe 954-547, Kurumi Tokisaki shot down Haruhi Suzumiya 1039-683 and Eriri Sawamura Spencer crushed Eli Ayase 897-646.

In the Male Division, Ikki Kurogane dismissed Yuri Plisetskey 746-325, Korosensei dominated Izayoi Sakamaki 830-640, Genos punched Yuuji Kazami 764-544, Satoru Fujinuma eased past Ginko 60-393, Yuzuru Otonashi prevailed over Gilgamesh 789-713, Saika Totsuka cruised past Arata Kaizaki 822-490, Killua Zoldyck dropped Simon 660-453 and Kazuma Satou thumped Karma Akabane 839-683.

Tatsuya Shiba drubbed Kyousuke Natsume 813-447, Kraft Lawrence pummeled Sorey 728-361, Saitama knocked out Tomoya Okazaki 843-684, Kyon manhandled Kei Shirogane 811-498, Conan Edugawa defeated Izuku Midoriya 727-600, Souma Yukihira outlasted Levi 774-660 and Ayumu Aikawa leveled Shinya Kougami 719-518.

In Touhou exhibition action, Sanae Kochiya defeated Toyotosatomimi no Miko 614-498 and Rin Kaenbyou sailed past Utsuho Reiuji 601-466.

Match Day 15 of the 2017 International Saimoe League is scheduled for June 28, 2017. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.