The 18U regular season has come to a close and the pairings for the NAPHL Championship have been determined. The battle for the top 8 went down to the final games on Monday morning and here are the following seedings for the playoffs:
Gold Division Pool A
#1 Anaheim Jr. Ducks
#4 Lansing Capitals
#5 West Michigan Hounds
#8 California Titans
Gold Division Pool B
#2 Omaha AAA
#3 Esmark Stars
#6 Pikes Peak Miners
#7 Pursuit of Excellence
Silver Division (Consolation) Pool A
#9 Texas Tornado
#12 St. Louis Selects
#13 Phoenix Firebirds
#16 Detroit Falcons
Silver Division (Consolation) Pool B
#10 New Jersey Jr. Titans
#11 San Jose Jr. Sharks
#14 Atlanta Fire
#15 Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks
Tie-Breaking procedure: At the conclusion of the NAPHL regular season, Clubs that have an equal amount of points shall have their final position in the NAPHL standings determined by applying the following tie breaking procedures:
A. Most wins during the regular season.
B. Results of head to head competition.
C. Goal differential in head to head competition.
D. Total goal differential during the entire season.
E. Total goals scored during the entire season.
F. Coin flip.
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