The Washington Justice’s Impact on Team USA

It seemed to be a never ending journey for Team USA in the Overwatch World Cup. Year after year Team USA yielded lackluster results, never quite making it to the championships. This time around however, the team absolutely dominated this year’s group stage. With the help of the Washington Justice’s rookie DPS Corey and General Manager Bawlynn, the team went from a measly 5th place in 2018 to 2019 champions. 

Corey In The House

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Despite being a rookie to Team USA, Corey dominated as he helped the team become the first ever team to dethrone reigning champs South Korea. The team crushed all 12 maps in the group stage landing Team USA their first ever championship win. Whether you were at home watching Twitch chat or in the arena itself, it’s no secret that Corey is a fan favorite. The arena was full of chants for the DPS star and the crowd erupted in cheers with every kill he secured. While Corey did not win this year’s MVP, even Sinatraa himself said that he thinks Corey deserved the award instead. Corey displayed an impressive Reaper alongside his undoubtedly signature Widowmaker we all know from this past OWL season. Overall, Corey blew away the competition.

From Community Lead to General Manager

Image via Bawlynn on Twitter

In her second year leading Team USA, Bawlynn proved that she’s a great fit as a General Manager. Quickly learning the strengths of each of her players, she was able to bring out the best in each and every one of them to secure victory. The jump from Community Lead to General Manager might be overwhelming for some, but Bawlynn showed that she has what it takes to lead any team to victory. If this is any indication for what she’s going to bring to the Washington Justice next year, don’t be surprised when you see them at Grand Finals. 

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