SEEDING

 

1.         Team schedules must be in the possession of the Section V League Chairman by Monday, September 21st, 2015 .   This includes all league/non-league games that are to be counted for seeding.  These should then be forwarded to the Section V Coordinator.

 

2.         The date for seeding announcements will be Saturday, October 17th. 

      This meeting is open to all league coordinators and other designated officials. 

            All results announced at this meeting are FINAL.

 

3.         League coordinators are responsible for keeping a weekly running account of the seeding points of each team in his league.  Independent schools have their own coordinator to whom they are responsible. 

 

4.         The Boys’ Soccer Committee uses a positive points only seeding system.

A point per game average will be used to determine tournament qualification and seed position. 

The total positive points earned will be divided by the number of games played. 

The minimum divisor will be fourteen (14).

            NOTE: Seeding point averages are rounded off to hundredths for publication only!!

 

5.         The final date for playing games which will count for seeding will be Friday, October 16th.

 

6.         If qualifying teams are tied for seeding point average at the final seeding meeting, the following criteria will be used to determine the seed:

                        A. The team with the most wins will be the higher seed.

                        B. The team with the fewest loses will be the higher seed.

                        C. Head to head competition.

                        D. The team with the highest winning percentage of games played will be the                                                             higher seed.  (Determine by wins/total games played)

                        E. The team with the highest win/loss ratio will be the higher seed.

                        F. The team that has played the greatest number of games will be the higher seed.

                        G. The toss of a coin will determine the higher seed.

 

7.         Leagues or schools failing to report seeding points to the seeding coordinator

            by midnight, October 16th, will lose home field advantage throughout the tournament.

 

SECTIONAL POINT CHARTS

                       

 

defeats AA

defeats A1/A2

defeats B1/B2

defeats C1/C2

defeats D1/D2

AA

5

4

3

2

1

A1/A2

6

5

4

3

2

B1/B2

7

6

5

4

3

C1/C2

8

7

6

5

4

D1/D2

9

8

7

6

5

 

In event of a tie, half of the above points are awarded