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Two Upsets in First Round of Mower Madness

Top Seeds Exmark and Wright Fall in Online Tournament

BOLINGBROOK, IL (March 24, 2014) - Two of the top seeds in the first annual Mower Madness Tournament were mowed over by the competition yesterday.

No. 14 Black & Decker advanced to the second round with a 51-49 last second win over No. 3 Exmark. No. 10 Billy Goat also defeated No. 7 Wright by 62-38.

“Just because you’re a top seed, doesn’t guarantee you’ll germinate to the next round,” said Jose Castellanos, lawn mower expert at MowersDirect.com.

The Mower Madness Tournament uses bracketology to determine the best lawn mower brand in the land. All four top seeds – Toro, Snapper, John Deere and Bad Boy – easily cruised to victory in the first round of voting.

Round 2 Matchups

The second round of the Mower Madness Tournament officially started today and spans a 4-day stretch through Thursday, March 27.

The remaining 32 lawn mower brands are separated into four divisions:

Bluegrass Division
  • Toro vs. Poulan Pro
  • Cub Cadet vs. Swisher
  • Craftsman vs. Black & Decker
  • Bob-Cat vs. Simplicity

  • Bermuda Division
  • Snapper vs. DR
  • Ariens vs. Dixon
  • MTD vs. Grasshopper
  • Jacobsen vs. Scag

  • Fescue Division
  • Bad Boy vs. Dixie Chopper
  • Troy-Bilt vs. Walker
  • Big Dog vs. Ferris
  • Billy Goat vs. Honda

  • Bent Grass Division
  • John Deere vs. Bush Hog
  • Kubota vs. Gravely
  • Lawn Boy vs. Husqvarna
  • Murray vs. Hustler

  • Visit www.MowersDirect.com/MowerMadness to vote in Round 2.
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