Yianni Diakomihalis helped lead the Spartan Combat RTC to a 2-0 day (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com)
CINCINNATI — The inaugural RTC Cup kicked off Friday in Cincinnati with six teams competing over two days.

The opening day consisted of pool competition to set up the seeds for Saturday’s championship bracket. The Cliff Keen WC and the Spartan Combat RTC finished unbeaten on Friday and will receive byes into Saturday’s semifinals.

Below is a recap from Friday’s pool competition.

The Cliff Keen WC finished 2-0 on Day 1 (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com)
Pool A

The Cliff Keen WC rolled to a 5-1 victory over the Gopher WC in the first dual in Pool A. The first four matches went to the Cliff Keen WC, which clinched the