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Predator MGMS Grand Finals Team Profile: Hi5 eSports

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This is the first in a series of articles introducing the eight teams (four in Black Ops 3 and four in CS:GO) that will be participating in the Predator MGMS grand finals on 1 and 2 October.   

The Hi5 eSports organisation is the oldest console clan in South Africa and was the first team to officially qualify for the Predator MGMS Grand Finals, earlier this year. On the first and second of October the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Call of Duty Squad will be making their way to the MWEB GameZone office to battle for their share of R22 000 in prize money. 

The Hi5 eSports team managed to qualify for the Predator MGMS Grand Final in the first qualification tournament for COD: BO3. The squad went into the tournament as underdogs after having a slow start in the competitive season. The squad managed to pick up some important wins, most noticeably against Energy eSports where they won 3-2, the team the went on to the winners bracket to win against Astra who had to forfeit the match due to not being able to make the time schedule.  

Once the team had officially progressed to the Winners Bracket Final, the team secured their spot in the Predator MGMS Grand Finals. Below you can find out a bit more about the Hi5 eSports squad that will represent at the MGMS Grand Finals.  

Andrew Harris - Hi5_Drewski 

  • Team Status: Captain  
  • Role: Assault Rifle and SMG support.  
  • Start of competitive career: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 
  • Highlight of career: The 15 tournament win streak with Team Adept and winning rAge in 2014 alongside F34R Adept. 
  • eSports aspirations: As a co-owner of Hi5 eSports, I aspire to be the most successful MGO in South Africa alongside Hi5_Era. 

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Morgan Williams - Hi5_Era 

  • Team Status: In-game leader 
  • Role:  Assualt Rifle Slayer  
  • Start of competitive career: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Highlight of career: First ever LAN I attended for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, I won. 
  • eSports aspirations: Develop the leading eSports brand in South Africa alongside Hi5_Drewski 

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Ethan Jamieson - Hi5_Eros 

  • Team Status: Team member 
  • Role: Small Machine Gun / Objective  
  • Start of competitive career: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 
  • Highlight of career: Placing third at the Astro Gaming Cup 
  • eSports aspirations: Become a professional Call of Duty player 

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Jason Day - Hi5_Whiteout 

  • Team Status: Team Member 
  • Role: Support Objective player
  • Start of competitive career: Halfway through AW(2015) 
  • Highlight of career: Placing third EGE 2015 and 2nd NAG LAN rAge 2016 
  • eSports aspirations: To win all tournaments in the Iinfinite Warfare season and be the best teammate I can possibly be. 

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