The expansion Blizzard will play the Red Hawks in the CCBLL playoffs (Photo: Lacey Den Hartog)
The playoffs in both National Collegiate Box Series leagues – the Colorado Collegiate Box Lacrosse League and Ohio Collegiate Box Lacrosse League – will begin on Wednesday, July 25 at the Foothills Fieldhouse in Denver and the Resolute Athletic Complex in Columbus.
In the CCBLL, the first-place Bighorns (8-2) and second-place Gold Miners (7-3) have received first-round byes, while all remaining teams in Colorado and Ohio will compete in single-game elimination openers in the first round.
Like last, the CCBLL’s Morrow Cup Final will consist of a best-of-three series, which in 2018 was won by the Bighorns 2-0 over the Fighting Bison, who today announced that Trevor Baptiste would be making his return to the team after winning gold with Team USA at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Israel.
The OCBLL’s Ohio Cup Final winner will be determined by a two-game series, that if tied after those two contests, will be decided via an additional full ten-minute over-time period played immediately after Game 2.
See the full CCBLL and OCBLL playoff schedules below and click/tap here for updated schedules and scores during this year’s NCBS playoffs. (Note: League seeding in brackets below)
|Quarterfinal||Wed., July 25||6:30pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||(5) Fighting Bison||(4) Stoneflies|
|Quarterfinal||Wed., July 25||8:00pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||(6) Blizzard||(3) Red Hawks|
|Semifinal||Fri., July 27||6:30pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||Lower Winning Seed||(1) Bighorns|
|Semifinal||Fri., July 27||8:00pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||Higher Winning Seed||(2) Gold Miners|
|Morrow Cup Game 1||Sun., July 29||7:00pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||Semi-Final Winner||Semi-Final Winner|
|Morrow Cup Game 2||Mon., July 30||7:00pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||Semi-Final Winner||Semi-Final Winner|
|Morrow Cup Game 3||Tues., July 31||7:00pm||Foothills Fieldhouse||Semi-Final Winner||Semi-Final Winner|
|Semifinal||Wed., July 25||6:00pm||Resoluate Athletic Complex||(4) Stags||(1) Rivermen|
|Semifinal||Wed., July 25||7:30pm||Resoluate Athletic Complex||(3) Walleyes||(2) Aviators|
|Ohio Cup Game 1||Mon., July 30||7:00pm||Resoluate Athletic Complex||Semi-Final Winner||Semi-Final Winner|
|Ohio Cup Game 2||Wed., August 1||7:00pm||Resoluate Athletic Complex||Semi-Final Winner||Semi-Final Winner|