Lake Effect Poetry

Cleveland, Ohio's Poetry Slam Team

LAKE EFFECT POETRY WINS SECOND BOUT, MOVES ON TO SEMI-FINALS!!!

Vertigo drew the D this bout, having the team start last in the first round. (YAY, NOT THE A!!!)  For the first round, Azriel and AKeem group-pieced “Poemaholic pt.2” and scored a 27.5, starting us in second place behind Northampton’s 27.7.  Next, Ephraim performed “Bullet Points,” snagging two tens and a 28.6, putting us in the lead by 1.1 points.  In the third round, Damien did “Henrietta Lax” and scored 27.7 while Northampton’s 27.8 inched them closer behind.  For the final round, AKeem’s “Playpumps” scored a 28.3.  Northampton’s group piece scored a 28.5, cutting Lake Effect’s lead down to .8, but leaving us victorious!  Lake Effect finished with a 112.1.  Northampton had 111.3.  Team Olympus / S.A.F.E. Space ended with 106.9, and Urban Spoken Word had 101.4.  After winning both our prelim bouts, Lake Effect will be competing in Semi-Finals on Friday night!  Check out www.NPSDecatur.com to see where we will be and whom we will be up against!  😀 😀 😀

 

Addendum: This bout was live-streamed, thanks to Tara Jean of Northampton.  If you’d like to watch the video, check it out at Periscope. 🙂