After two consecutive losses, OB Esports x Neon finally got back on track after scoring a 2-0 sweep to knock the skidding Smart Omega Esports out of the Major race in the Dota pro Circuit 2021: Season Two-Southeast Asia upper division, Thursday evening.
The ONE Esports Singapore Major sixth placer left no stones unturned against Omega, handing the Smart-backed squad its fourth-straight loss via two lopsided matches.
OB.Neon rising star Erin “Yopaj” Ferrer took charge in the 23-4 Game One victory, putting up a perfect 6-0-11 stat line playing Sand King while carry John Anthony “Natsumi-“ Vargas’s Phantom Assassin finished with seven kills and seven assists against a death in the 23:37 match.
On the other hand, Omega Esports was led by Mc Nicholson “Mac” Villanueva’s 2-4-2 kill-death-assist tally with his Void Spirit.
The former Southeast Asia second placer stepped on the gas even more in Game Two, stamping its class on Omega via a lopsided 27-4 win in just 22 minutes and 54 seconds – just a few seconds earlier than the opener.
Yopaj was once again in the middle of everything, ending the match with 13 kills and 13 assists against just two deaths with his Ember Spirit.
Jaunuel “Jaunuel” Arcilla (Io) set up the table for OB.Neon, dishing out a game-high 22 assists along with a kill while Prieme “PlayHard” Maque (Grimstroke) fell an assist shy of tying Jaunuel with 21 along with two kills and a death.
Natsumi- (Gyrocopter) and Gabriel “Ctm” Ong (Legion Commander) also had perfect games which made OB.Neon indestructible in Game Two.
For Omega, Mac had three kills and five deaths playing Morphling while Justin “Tino” Grimaldo’s Tiny was held to just four kills and three deaths.
OB.Neon climbed up the fifth spot with a 2-2 record while Omega, who won its first two outings of the season, dropped to seventh place with a 2-4 win-loss standing.
OB.Neon will next face Lilgun on Wednesday, May 12 while Omega Esports looks to salvage its upper division campaign against BOOM Esports on Saturday, May 15.