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|FINAL West Division Regular Season Standings|
|TEAM||Matches||Won||Lost||Sets Won||Sets Lost||POINTS|
|D - Heritage Heat||8||7||1||19||5||14|
|X - Milton Mixed Nuts||8||6||2||14||10||12|
|X- Niagara Rapids||8||3||5||13||11||6|
|Y - Oakville Lakers||8||3||5||6||18||6|
|Y - Burlington Bears||8||1||7||8||16||2|
|X- clinched playoff spot; Y- eliminated from playoffs; D- clinched league regular-season title.|
|East Division Final Standings:|
Willowdale W-4, L-2, Sets 11/18.
Etobicoke W-4, L-2, Sets 10/18.
Port Credit W-3, L-3, Sets 9/18.
Leaside W-1, L- 5, Sets 6/18.
Milton (West 2) beat Port Credit (East 3)
Niagara Falls (West 3) beat Etobicoke (East 2)
Milton beat Willowdale (East 1)
Niagara Falls beat Heritage (West 1)
FINAL, AUGUST 27 at MILTON:
Milton beat Niagara Falls 2 rinks to 1.
Note: The championship came down to the third end of the tie-breaker in the triples.
Congratulations to the Milton Mixed Nuts, 2017 Ontario Premier League Champions!
Burlington Bears 2017 OPL Schedule. All games start at 7 PM unless noted.
|1.||June 7||Wednesday||VS Niagara Rapids||Lost 3 to 0||Lost Singles, Pairs & Triples|
|2.||June 14||Wednesday||VS Oakville Rapids||Won 3 to 0||Won Singles, Pairs & Triples|
|3.||June 21||Wednesday||VS Heritage Heat||Lost 2 to 1||Lost singles, pairs. Won triples|
|4.||Aug. 24||Thursday||AT Heritage||Lost 2 to 1|
|5.||July 14||Friday||AT Milton||Lost 2 to 1||Lost pairs, triples. Won singles|
|6.||July 17||Monday||AT Oakville||Lost 2 to 1||Lost pairs, triples. Won singles|
|7.||July 19||Wednesday||VS. Milton||Lost 2 to 1||Lost pairs, triples. Won singles|
|8.||July 24||Monday||AT Niagara||Lost 2 to 1|
|Dates and Times subject to change|
FORMAT: Each match will consist of: One (1) 2 bowl triples game, One (1) three (3) bowl pairs game and One four (4) bowl singles game.
SETS: Games will be sets play. Two sets of 9 ends. If each team wins a set, or both sets are drawn, a best two-out-of-three end tie break will determine the rink winner.
POINTS: The match winner will be the team that wins 2 out of the 3 rinks. Two points will be awarded for a win, 0 points will be awarded for a loss.
OPL REGULAR SEASON: For 2017, each of the 5 West Division clubs will play 8 Matches in a balanced schedule consisting of four home and four away matches against the four opposition clubs in that division (double round-robin, home-and-away format). Top teams in the East (Etobicoke, Agincourt, Willowdale, Port Credit) and West divisions will face off in the Playoffs for the OPL Cup.TIE BREAKERS: At the end of the season, if two or more teams are tied for the final playoff spot, the ties will be broken by:
a) Number of rink wins
b) Number of straight sets rink wins
d) Number of away wins
e) Tie-breaker game.
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