ISML 2012: Yuri and Mio gunning for glory
By JR Salazar (Bongaboi)
May 18, 2012
Yuri Nakamura and Mio Akiyama are at the top of the Stella and Nova Divisions with one regular season match day left to play. Can they both hold off their opposition on Sunday and punch their ticket to the Necklace Round?
Here are the results from Thursday's action.
In the Nova Division, Minami Shimada hammered Yuno Gasai 4228-3458, Haqua du Lot Herminium defeated Fear Kubrick 3927-3449, Charlotte Dunois edged Mato Kuroi 3986-3893, Aria Holmes Kanzaki shot down Irisviel von Einzbern 4496-3407, Kurisu Makise held off Mizuki Himeji 4029-3696 and Ayase Aragaki whipped Kyouko Sakura 4438-3315.
Erio Touwa defeated Yozora Mikazuki 3872-3632, Subaru Konoe took out Kanon Nakagawa 3996-3268, Eucliwood Hellscythe routed Victorique de Blois 4288-2507, Inori Yuzuriha rolled past Shiori Shiomiya 4458-3142, Kanade Suzutsuki defeated Sora Kasugano 3837-3342 and Kirino Kousaka annihilated Homura Akemi 4820-3102.
Wrapping up Nova play...Kobato Hasegawa destroyed Meiko Honma 5112-2678, Masami Iwasawa prevailed over Riko Mine 3891-3744, Ruri Gokou took down Sena Kashiwazaki 4376-3484, Haruna won a 3791-3735 thriller over Elucia de Lute Ima, Kanade Tachibana sliced and diced Yui 5671-2270 and Yuri Nakamura gunned down Shouko Kirishima 4943-2941.
In the Stella Division, Kotomi Ichinose defeated Mafuyu Shiina 3768-3612, Kyou Fujibayashi annihilated Index L. Prohibitorum 4260-3575, Mio Akiyama won a 4167-4131 thriller over Saber, Yui Hirasawa rocked Last Order 4278-3781, Illyasviel von Einzbern defeated Tomoyo Sakagami 3992-3784 and Nymph prevailed over Nagi Sanzen'in 3756-3687.
Louise Francoise Le Blanc De La Valliere hung Holo 4291-3318, Mikuru Asahina defeated Nagisa Furukawa 3883-3685, Azusa Nakano romped past Hinagiku Katsura 4507-3508, Shinobu Oshino trounced Ikaros 4180-3385, Tsumugi kotobuki blew past Hecate 4244-3534 and Taiga Aisaka roared past Haruhi Suzumiya 4510-3627.
Wrapping up Stella play...Yuki Nagato routed Kuruko Shirai 5587-2434, Konata Izumi sniped Ui Hirasawa 4245-3444,defendin champion Mikoto Misaka electrocuted Hitagi Senjougahara 4600-3341, Konjiki no Yami edged Kagami Hiiragi 3853-3750, Shana torched Nadeko Sengoku 4779-3436 and Rin Tosaka continued her hotstreak, defeated C.C. 4094-3566.
Mashiroiro Symphony isn't going to be a series voters will hold in high regard as seen by their dismal performance in the preliminaries, but Shingo Uryuu and Sana Inui clobbered Kaito Kirishima and Kanna Tanigawa of Ano Natsu de Matteru 4206-2225. Konata and Kagami teamed up to win a 4125-3989 thriller over Elucia and Haqua.
Match Day 7 of the 2012 International Saimoe League Aquamarine Necklace phase is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, 2012. Vote for your favorite candidates at InternationalSaimoe.com and join the ongoing debate.