Tiebreakers and Playoff Clinching Scenarios

Playoff format – 8 teams from every division make the playoffs (32 total). No team will play within the division for the first 2 rounds. Saturday night divisions will be matched up each with a Friday division of random choosing. 1st seed will play against 8th seed from the opposing division, 2nd vs 7th, 3rd vs 6th and 4th vs 5th.

The tiebreaker rules are as follows:

  1. Most wins
  2. Least losses
  3. Head 2 Head record
  4. Record vs #1 team in division
  5. Record vs #2 team in division
  6. Record vs #3 team in division
  7. Record vs #4 team in division
  8. Record vs #5 team in division
  9. Record vs #6 team in division
  10. Record vs #7 team in division
  11. Record vs #8 team in division
  12. Record vs #9 team in division
  13. Record vs #10 team in division
  14. Points allowed
  15. Point differential
  16. Decision by committee

With that in mind, here are the relevant tiebreaker results if 2 teams finish with the same record:

Division Ma’arav

  1. Pizzeria Efrat (17-1) – Clinched 1st seed and playoff berth.
  2. Mercaz Moosen (12-4) – Clinched 2nd seed and playoff berth.
  3. YLE Bachelors (11-7) – 1-1 vs DEC, 0-2 vs Pizzeria Efrat, 0-2 vs Mercaz Moosen. If DEC wins both vs Mercaz this weekend, DEC would take the tiebreaker from YLE and jump to 3rd place and bump YLE and TC down one spot. (DEC vs Mercaz Jan. 18th 9:40pm Field 2). Clinched playoff berth.
  4. Toras Chaim (10-6-2) – Clinched playoff berth. Cannot end up tied with anyone. Will be either 4th or 5th depending on DEC vs Mercaz.
  5. Derech Etz Chaim (9-7) – 1-1 vs YLE, 0-2 vs Pizzeria Efrat, 0-0 vs Mercaz Moosen. If DEC wins both vs Mercaz this weekend, DEC would take the tiebreaker from YLE and jump to 3rd place and bump YLE and TC down one spot. (DEC vs Mercaz Jan. 18th 9:40pm Field 2). Clinched playoff berth.
  6. BDMG (6-8-2) – 2-0 vs Rebbishe Vikings. BDMG holds tiebreaker over Vikings. Clinched playoff berth. Can clinch seed with better/same record this weekend than Vikings.
  7. Rebbishe Vikings (6-8-2) – 0-2 vs BDMG. BDMG holds tiebreaker over Vikings. Clinched playoff berth. Can jump to 6th with better record than BDMG this weekend.
  8. OA Huskies (4-11-1) – 1-1 vs Blueshells, 0-2 vs Pizzeria Efrat, 0-2 vs Mercaz Moosen, 0-2 vs YLE Bachelors, 0-2 vs Toras Chaim, 0-2 vs DEC. Blueshells hold tiebreaker over OA Huskies. Can miss playoffs with no wins and Blueshells win.
  9. Blueshells (3-10-3) – 1-1 vs OA, 0-2 vs Pizzeria Efrat, 0-2 vs Mercaz, 0-2 vs YLE, 0-1-1 vs TC, 1-1 vs DEC. Holds tiebreaker over OA Huskies. Can clinch playoffs with win and no OA wins.
  10. Big Blue (1-17) – Out of playoff contention.

 

Division Darom

  1. The Mobsters (14-2) – 1-1 vs SKS, 1-1 vs Youngblood, 2-0 vs Soulja Boi, 2-0 vs Orlo. If Youngblood is the 3rd seed, Service King Spartans would hold the tiebreaker over The Mob. If Soulja Boi is the 3rd seed, The Mob would hold the tiebreaker over the Spartans (Spartans vs Orlo and Mobsters vs JFJ Jan. 18th 9:30pm Fields 3&4). Clinched playoff berth.
  2. Service King Spartans (13-3) – 1-1 vs Mobsters, 2-0 vs Youngblood, 1-1 vs Soulja Boi, 0-0 vs Orlo. If Youngblood is the 3rd seed, Service King Spartans would hold the tiebreaker over The Mob. If Soulja Boi is the 3rd seed, The Mob would hold the tiebreaker over the Spartans (Spartans vs Orlo and Mobsters vs JFJ Jan. 18th 9:30pm Fields 3&4). Clinched playoff berth.
  3. Youngblood (10-5-1) – 2-0 vs Orlo, 0-0 vs Soulja Boi, 1-1 vs Mobsters. Holds tiebreaker over Orlo and Soulja Boi. (Youngblood vs Soulja Boi Jan. 18th 8:30pm Field 1). Clinched playoff berth.
  4. Soulja Boi (9-5) – 2-0 vs Orlo, 0-0 vs Youngblood, 0-2 vs Mobsters. Holds tiebreaker over Orlo. Youngblood holds tiebreaker over Soulja Boi. Would need 2 wins to jump to 3rd. (Youngblood vs Soulja Boi Jan. 18th 8:30pm Field 1). Clinched playoff berth.
  5. Orlo (9-7) – 0-2 vs Youngblood, 0-2 vs Soulja Boi, 0-2 vs Mobsters. Youngblood and Soulja Boi hold tiebreaker over Orlo. Would need a better record than both to jump to 3rd. Clinched playoff berth.
  6. Bandits (6-10) – 0-0 CCC, 1-1 vs Warriors, 0-2 vs Mobsters, 1-1 vs Spartans, 1-1 vs Youngblood, 1-1 vs Soulja Boi. Holds tiebreaker over Warriors. Clinched playoff berth.
  7. Chippie’s Chocolate Chips (5-10-1) – 0-0 vs Bandits, 0-1-1 vs Joe’s Eagles, 1-1 vs Warriors, 0-2 vs Mobsters, 0-2 vs Spartans, 0-2 vs Youngblood, 1-1 vs Soulja Boi. Holds tiebreaker over Warriors if Soulja Boi is 3rd seed and Route 38 loses to them twice. Otherwise has no relevant tiebreakers. Can take 6th place with 2 wins. Can miss playoffs with 2 losses and at least 1 Warriors win. Clinches playoffs with win.
  8. Joe’s Eagles (5-11-2) – 1-0-1 vs CCC, 1-1 vs Warriors, 0-2 vs Mobsters, 0-2 vs Spartans, 0-1-1 vs Youngblood, 0-2 vs Soulja Boi. Holds tiebreaker over CCC. Holds tiebreaker over Warriors if Soulja Boi is 3rd seed and Route 38 get at least 1 win this weekend. Can miss playoffs with CCC win and Warriors win.
  9. Route 38 Warriors (5-11) – 1-1 vs Bandits, CCC and Joe’s Eagles, 0-2 vs Mobsters, 0-2 vs Spartans, 1-1 vs Youngblood, 0-0 vs Soulja Boi. Holds tiebreaker over CCC if Youngblood is 3rd seed, or if they win vs Soulja Boi. Holds tiebreaker over Joe’s Eagles. Can miss playoffs with Loss and loss/tie to Soulja Boi. Clinches playoffs with win.
  10. Jay Feder Jewelers (2-14) – Out of playoff contention.

 

Division Mizrach

  1. Just One Chesed (15-1-2) – Clinched 1st seed and playoff berth.
  2. Halachic Organ Donor Society (11-7) – Clinched playoff berth. Can drop to 3rd with Team Caleb win vs Shreiway. Clinch 2nd with 2 Caleb losses to Shreiway.
  3. Team Caleb (10-3-3) – 1-0-1 vs RDC. Hold tiebreaker over Reb Doyv’s Chassidim. Clinched playoff berth. Can clinch 2nd seed with win vs Shreiway. Stay in 3rd with 2 losses to Shreiway.
  4. Reb Doyv’s Chassidim (10-5-3) – 0-1-1 vs Caleb. Clinched playoff berth and seed. Chofetz Chaim will be forfeiting both games and Team Caleb holds tiebreaker.
  5. Chofetz Chaim (10-6) – Clinched playoff berth. Have announced that they will forfeit both games. Can drop to 6th with 2 PCA wins vs Turtles.
  6. Pacific Coast Academy (6-6-2) – Clinched playoff berth. Will get 2 more wins since Chofetz Chaim has announced they will forfeit. Can clinch 5th seed with 2 wins vs Team Turtles.
  7. Big Fat Kibbehs (5-10-1) – Clinched playoff berth and seed. KYHS has played the full 18 games and PCA will get 2 wins.
  8. KYHS (4-11-3) – Can miss playoffs with 2 Shreiway wins vs Team Caleb or 4 Team Turtles wins vs PCA and Kibbehs. Cannot tie with with Shreiway or Turtles, so no tiebreaker is relevant.
  9. Shreiway (3-13) – 1-1 vs Turtles, 0-2 vs Just One Chesed, HODS, Caleb, RDC, Chofetz Chaim and PCA, 1-1 vs Kibbehs. Hold tiebreaker over Turtles. Can clinch playoff berth with 2 wins vs Team Caleb. Cannot tie with anyone so no tiebreaker is relevant.
  10. Team Turtles (1-13) – 1-1 vs Shreiway, does not have a win/tie vs anyone else. Shreiway holds tiebreaker. Can clinch playoffs with 4 wins and Shreiway loss/tie.

 

Division Zafon

  1. Bear Jews (16-1-1) – 0-1-1 vs YLP. Clinched playoff berth. Have played all their games. Yeshiva League Pass holds tiebreaker over Bear Jews, therefore Bear Jews can drop to 2nd seed with 2 YLP wins vs Lev Mordechai.
  2. Yeshiva League Pass (14-1-1) – 1-0-1 vs Bear Jews, 1-1 vs Dawghouse. Clinched playoff berth. Holds tiebreaker over Bear Jews and over Dawghouse. Can clinch 1st seed with 2 wins vs Lev Mordechai. Can drop to 3rd seed with loss and loss/tie vs Lev Mordechai and 2 Dawghouse wins vs Lemming. Stays in 2nd seed with Dawghouse loss vs Lemming or 2 YLP losses vs Lev Mordechai.
  3. Dawghouse (13-3) – 1-1 vs Dawghouse, 0-2 vs Bear Jews. Yeshiva League Pass holds tiebreaker over Dawghouse. Can advance to 2nd seed with 2 wins vs Lemming and YLP loss and loss/tie vs Lev Mordechai.
  4. Kol Hanearim (8-9-1) – Clinched playoff berth and seed. Cannot tie with anyone so no tiebreaker is relevant.
  5. LA Boys (6-10) – 2-0 vs Lev Mordechai, 1-1 vs Rams, 0-2 vs Bear Jews, YLP, Dawghouse and Kol Hanearim. Hold tiebreaker over Lev Mordechai but not over Rams Caterers. Rams will get 2 wins due to Moreshet Blue Jays forfeit. LA could drop to 7th with 2 losses and a Lev Mordechai win. Could drop to 6th with no wins. Clinched playoff berth. (LA Boys vs Rams and vs Lev Mordechai Jan. 17th 11:30am and 12am Field 2).
  6. Lev Mordechai (5-10-1) – 0-2 vs LA, 1-1 vs Rams, 0-2 vs Bear Jews, YLP and Dawghouse, 1-1 vs Kol Hanearim. Hold tiebreaker over Rams and Lemming, but not over LA Boys. Can jump to 5th with win and win/tie vs YLP and LA loss and loss/tie. Can drop to 7th with no wins.
  7. Rams Caterers (4-10-2) – 1-1 vs LA, 1-1 vs Lev Mordechai, 0-2 vs Bear Jews, YLP and Dawghouse, 0-1-1 vs Kol Hanearim. Hold tiebreaker over LA but not over Lev Mordechai. Will get 2 wins due to Moreshet Blue Jays’ announced forfeit. Can jump to 5th with Lev Mordechai loss and LA loss and loss/tie. Clinched playoff berth.
  8. Lev Hatorah Lemming (3-12-1) – 1-1 vs Lev Mordechai, 0-2 vs Bear Jews, YLP, Dawghouse and Kol Hanearim. Clinched playoff berth and seed due to Moreshet Blue Jays’ 2 forfeits. Cannot pass Lev Mordechai because Lev Mordechai holds the tiebreaker. Cannot pass Rams because they will get 2 forfeit wins.
  9. Moreshet Blue Jays (3-12-1) – Have announced that they will forfeit 2 games, putting them out of playoff contention.