Shock pay back Titans, win OWL Stage 2 championship

The San Francisco Shock avenged their Stage 1 loss to the Vancouver Titans by beating the Titans in the Stage 2 final, 4-2, on Sunday. Ben Pursell for Blizzard Entertainment

The San Francisco Shock got revenge Sunday against the Vancouver Titans, winning the championship match of the Overwatch League Stage 2 playoffs with a 4-2 victory in the best-of-seven duel at Blizzard Arena in Burbank, Calif.

The victory comes 2 1/2 months after the Titans defeated the Shock 4-3 in the March 24 Stage 1 final.

The Shock earned $200,000 for the victory in the eight-team playoff, with the Titans earning $100,00 for second place.

San Francisco jumped to an early lead Sunday with a 2-0 victory on Lijiang Tower, but Vancouver came right back with a 5-4 triumph on King's Row before taking the series lead with a 1-0 win on Paris.

The Shock took over from there, winning 4-3 on Watchpoint: Gibraltar, 2-0 on Oasis and 2-1 on Blizzard World for the title.

Overwatch League, Stage 2 playoffs standings / prize pool

1st place ($200,000): San Francisco Shock

2nd place ($100,000): Vancouver Titans

3rd-4th place ($50,000): New York Excelsior, Hangzhou Spark

5th-8th place ($25,000): Shanghai Dragons, London Spitfire, Los Angeles Gladiators, Dallas Fuel

-- Field Level Media