Several Shocking Surprises In the Marco Loucura Version of the Sweet 16
The favorites continued to fall by the wayside
Yours Truly Online did not see this coming.
The highest seed to emerge from the Oscar Castro-Neves Region was the five seed of Gisele de Santi. She is going forward the new favorite going into the next round.
Also, the 11 seed of Patricia Talem–my first ever interview from another blog site earlier this decade is the newest version of a Cinderella darling.
Here are your matchups for Thursday and Friday:
OSCAR CASTRO NEVES REGIONAL
7. Morgana King vs. 11 Patricia Talem
5. Gisele de Santi vs. 9 Nico Gomez
ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM REGIONAL
- Joyce Cooling vs. 5. Sabrina Malheiros
2. Ivan Lins vs. 3. George Michael
MILTON NASCIMENTO REGIONAL
- Marisa Monte vs. 5. Gerardo Frisina
2. Frank Sinatra vs. 11. Lani Hall, what a matchup that is going to be
HALIE LOREN REGIONAL
3. Djavan vs. 7. Ricardo Silveira
4. Bianca Rossini vs. 9. Luisa Maita
Who will emerge to the Brazilian Fun Jazz Final Four? Find out next week.