The AAA Class competition between Shmeland and Minimal Compliance was so exciting that it deserves the video review of all ten rounds. NSL Reality TV featured the first two rounds during the live coverage, and the judging videos of the last two rounds were added with the aftermath.
NSL-TV follows up with a new video that features the complete 10-round competition between the two top teams at SkyVenture New Hampshire. Shmeland defended the 2012 title successfully by a thin 2-point margin, and both teams did not know the final outcome before Chief Judge Rim Rees announced the winner live after the judging of Rounds 9 and 10 was completed.
|New Hampshire Indoor 2013||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Rd. 3||Rd. 4||Rd. 5||Rd. 6||Rd. 7||Rd. 8||Rd. 9||Rd. 10||Total||Avg|
|2||Minimal Compliance (US)||23||24||27||18||21||19||23||29||18||19||221||22.1|
It was no surprise that most of the teams with the player coaches took the higher rankings in their categories. Ari Perelman was also competing with 50-50 who won the AA Class competition for the third time without much opposition this time. Yvonne Saa, Samantha Joseph and Ari Perelman won earlier events with Mario Mauro (2009 - 19.0) and Sally Hathaway (2010 - 24.4) and had to accept only a 3rd place (22.3) with the 2009 lineup at the 2011 event.
T-Minus with Sara LaWare won the AA Class competition in November 2011. This time, she doubled up with Teiwaz and 2FAR, and neither team could keep up with 50-50 who had Mario Mauro once again in the lineup for a 23.0 average. Mario Mauro had double duties, as well, and competed with Black and Blue to win an additional bronze medal in the A Class competition.
New Hampshire Indoor 2013 Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Rd. 3 Rd. 4 Rd. 5 Rd. 6 Rd. 7 Rd. 8 Rd. 9 Rd. 10 Total Avg Rank AA Class D,J,L,11 15,Q,7 H,C,9 O,F,P,14 A,N,E,K M,G,B,6 P,A,O,15 M,Q,H,E B,J,G,N D,F,7 Total Avg 1 50 50 (US) 17 15 21 21 24 23 19 39 24 27 230 23.0 2 Snatch Force (US) 18 15 20 16 21 17 17 34 21 20 199 19.9 3 Teiwaz AA (US) 14 16 19 14 15 12 18 33 19 18 178 17.8
John Silva had joined Minimal Compliance as the third Mass Defiance member, and only Jim Rees did not compete. He was pushing the buttons in the judging room.
Shmeland's James "Malibu" Klinge was also the player coach for Asserting Dominance. His team mate Rodney Cruce competed with Teiwaz at the same time and added a AA Class bronze medal to his collection.
New Hampshire Indoor 2013 Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Rd. 3 Rd. 4 Rd. 5 Rd. 6 Rd. 7 Rd. 8 Rd. 9 Rd. 10 Total Avg Rank A Class J,L,B,E Q,9,C D,N,A,M O,F,K,P G,H,7 Q,H,E,P K,N,J,A D,F,O,B 9,G,M L,C,7 Total Avg 1 CT True Blue (US) 26 22 24 26 19 25 21 33 20 21 237 23.7 2 Prophecy (US) 27 17 23 24 18 32 11 27 12 17 208 20.8 3 Black and Blue (US) 22 17 15 19 11 19 15 28 20 15 181 18.1
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Skyfall's Bob Schuyler (Prophecy) and Jane McGuire (Asserting Dominance) both helped out in the other categories, as well, and Bob Schuyler won the 2nd place in the A Class competition with Prophecy. Jane McGuire was a Vibe member last year and placed 1st in USPA's Advanced Class competition. Her team mate Mikhail Markine was just selected as the new Tail for SDC Rhythm XP. Two Fugitives were also player coaches in other lineups: Dave Grabowski with Beer View and Dave Gifford with Jack and the Rippers.
However, Ben Liston had by far the busiest day as the meet director, competitor and player coach. He still had enough time and energy to discuss the event with the NSL News after all was said and done for the meet. His team mate Nick Grillet was the anchor for the NSL News.