Sockers To Face Mesquite In RNC Quarterfinals
The #1-seed San Diego Sockers will play the #5-seed Mesquite Outlaws in the best-of-three 2023 MASL Ron Newman Cup Quarterfinal series beginning Friday night in Texas. San Diego will host Game Two and a potential Knockout Game on Sunday, 5:05pm at Pechanga Arena. The Outlaws defeated the Tacoma Stars in the Western Conference Play-In Game on Wednesday night. The winner of the series will play either the Monterrey Flash or Chihuahua Savage in the MASL Semi Finals. Tickets for Game Two are on sale now by calling 866-799-4625 or by visting AXS.com.
Game 1 - #1 San Diego at #5 Mesquite - Friday, April 7 at 5:05pmPT - WATCH PARTY @ Califino
Game 2 - #5 Mesquite at #1 San Diego - Sunday, April 9 at 5:05pm PT - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
If the home and home series is tied it will be followed by a knockout game following game two.
Knockout Game (playoffs only): If the playoff series is tied after the 2nd game, there will be an additional knockout game which will be treated as an entirely new game. The 1st period of the knockout game will be a full 15-minute period. New lineups will be submitted just like the start of a new game. If tied after the 1st full 15-minute period, additional overtime periods of 10-minutes sudden victory periods will be played. The knockout game will begin 10-minutes after the conclusion of the prior game. Accumulated time penalties and fouls will not carry over from the prior game to the knockout game with the exception of red cards. A player issued a red card in the prior game will be suspended for the knockout game. Teams will be permitted two (2) 60-second timeouts. There will be no media timeouts. Each team will be permitted (1) one coaches challenge that will initiate a VR. Each period will be treated as a quarter in regards to player foul accumulation. If a player accumulates 4 fouls in two periods; the penalty is a 2-minute power play.