Week 5

Week 5 - First Place
13-3 record
Eric Klavoon & Alex Reinecke

1/5/2019 (Season 14)

First KanJam of 2019!

In the first league night of 2019, Eric Klavoon & Alex Reinecke were the top team, finishing the night with a record of 13-3. For Alex, it is his second top finish this season, joining Connor Pierce as the only players to repeat a top finish. For Eric, it is his first top finish this season. Close behind in second place was Tim Klavoon & TJ Burns, ending the week at 12-4, followed by Matt Lafferty & Phil Schneider at 11-5.

In a battle for 4th place, Matt Nelson & Scott Silverman tied in record with KanJam veterans, Bob Greenauer & Dana Misenheimer. Both teams finished with a record of 10-6. However, Matt N & Scott beat Bob & Dana in double overtime in head-to-head play to break the tie and lock up 4th place. There was only one other tie, and it was also broken by head-to-head play. Kyle Merrifield & Shane Nelson (8-8) defeated Micah Fairbanks & Shaun Pierce (8-8), also in double overtime, to land 7th place.

There was just one Instant Win thrown, and it was a clutch one. After Matt N & Scott threw what would have been a perfect game, Trevor Trethewey threw an over-the-top Instant Win in the last round to steal the victory. For Trevor, it is his first Instant Win of the season.

Seven of the 13 teams threw at least one perfect game. Leading the way was Matt N & Scott, throwing an impressive five perfect games. They would have had a sixth had it not been for Trevor's Instant Win. Next best was Matt L & Phil with three, followed by Eric & Alex and Brian Schultz & Jon Sandino, each throwing two perfect games. Kyle & Shane, Connor Pierce & Jacob Fairbanks, and Evan Sardo & Trevor Trethewey all threw one perfect game.

All 13 teams played in at least one overtime game. Tim & TJ led with a perfect 4-0 record in overtime, while Eric & Alex went 5-2 in overtime games. The top game of the night was a match between Eric & Alex and Matt L & Phil. The game went to five overtime rounds, including the first four of them all perfect buckets, before Eric & Alex eventually won in the fifth round.

The weekly random prize drawing was won by Tom Iak, and he chose a $15 gift card to Walmart.

An update on the next three players to join the 1,000 win club in league play. Here are their updated career league win totals after this week: Tim Klavoon (982), Kim Klavoon (980), and Phil Schneider (970). All three are well within reach to hit that milestone this season.

There has been quite the shakeup in the overall standings after this week, with only four points separating the top four. Scott Silverman jumps into the #1 spot overall, leading the league with 98 points. TJ Burns is close behind at #2, trailing by only two points (96). Alex Reinecke moves up to #3 with 95 points, followed by Eric Klavoon at #4 with 94 points. Lastly, Connor Matteson sits at #5 with 90 points.

The next league night is Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 7:30 pm at The Apex. The event is in Team App, and all players can RSVP to reserve their spot.


PlaceTeamTotal PointsPlacement PointsGames PlayedWLWinning %Instant WinsPerfect GamesOT GamesOT WinsOT Losses
1Eric Klavoon & Alex Reinecke2613161330.81202752
2Tim Klavoon & TJ Burns2412161240.75000440
3Matt Lafferty & Phil Schneider2211161150.68803532
4Matt Nelson & Scott Silverman2010161060.62505725
5Bob Greenauer & Dana Misenheimer199161060.62500422
6Chad Cowell & Josh Greenauer17816970.56200642
7Kyle Merrifield & Shane Nelson15716880.50001633
8Micah Fairbanks & Shaun Pierce14616880.50000734
9Brian Schultz & Jon Sandino12516790.43802615
10Connor Pierce & Jacob Fairbanks104166100.37501321
11Evan Sardo & Trevor Trethewey83165110.31211312
12Adam Williams & Kim Klavoon62164120.25000101
13Jeff Clemo & Amanda Iak21161150.06200101