Looks like there is no consolation series this year for spots #9 and under. The Puppies (who contended with a lotta injuries this year) finished in 12th place.
Playoff first round matchups
Fightin Philosophers (George) vs.
desert running dogs (ossobucco)
Skoalmen (mcgentrix) vs.
flying squirrels (JPB and Rockhead)
Galatasaray SK (fbaezer) vs.
Rappin' Rednecks (realjohnboy)
Ticomaniacs (Ticomaya) vs.
Jamaican mecrazy 2 (Nigel, George's son)