Playing the only game in the North Division on Sunday, Atlantic City beat Johnstown to slide past Reading into first place. The Bullies are 38-21-8 with 84 points, one point ahead of Reading at 38-20-7 and 83 points and two points ahead of Trenton at 36-20-9 and 81 points. Toledo is 37-23-5 and 79 points and holds the fourth and final playoff berth ahead of Peoria at 36-22-7 and 79 points. Wheeling is in sixth place at 36-24-5 and 77 points.
Atlantic City, which has played two more games than the five teams which are chasing it, will host Wheeling on Wednesday and Peoria on Friday before traveling to Reading on Saturday. The Bullies are 3-0-1 in the last four meetings with Wheeling, but are 0-0-3 at home and 4-0-4 overall against Wheeling. Atlantic City is winless in its last six games against Peoria and 0-3-0 at home and 1-6-0 overall against the Rivermen. The Bullies have won the last three meetings with Reading and are 3-1-0 at Reading and 6-2-0 overall.
Reading travels to Dayton on Friday before hosting Atlantic City on Saturday and Peoria on Sunday. The Royals are 3-2-0 at home and 6-2-0 overall against Dayton, which won 2-1 at Reading on Thursday. Reading is 0-1-2 in its last three meetings with Atlantic City and 1-2-1 at home and 2-3-3 overall against the Bullies. The Royals are 2-0-0 at home and 4-2-0 overall against Peoria.
Riding a four-game winning streak, Trenton hosts Peoria on Wednesday and Saturday while traveling to Wheeling on Friday. The Titans, who have won four home games in a row, are 0-0-1 at home and 0-3-2 overall against Peoria. Trenton won the last meeting with Wheeling to improve to 1-2-0 at home and 1-4-2 overall against the Nailers.
Toledo, which is 6-1-1 in its last eight games, hosts Dayton on Wednesday and Johnstown on Friday before traveling to Wheeling on Saturday and Dayton on Sunday. The Storm is 4-0-1 at home and 8-0-1 overall against Dayton and 4-0-0 at home and 6-2-0 overall against Johnstown. Toledo is 1-1-1 at Wheeling and 4-2-1 overall against the Storm.
Winning four games in a row and six of its last seven, Peoria travels to Trenton on Wednesday and Saturday while visiting Atlantic City on Friday and Reading on Sunday. The Rivermen are 1-0-0 at Trenton and 5-0-0 overall against the Titans and are 3-0-0 at Atlantic City and 6-1-0 overall against the Bullies. Peoria is 0-2-0 at Reading and 2-4-0 overall against the Royals.
Going 1-4-1 in its last six games, Wheeling travels to Atlantic City on Wednesday and to Johnstown on Sunday and hosts Trenton on Friday and Toledo on Saturday. The Nailers are 3-0-0 at Atlantic City and 4-3-1 overall against the Bullies and are 2-1-0 at Johnstown and 5-2-0 overall against the Chiefs. Wheeling is 4-0-0 at home and 6-1-0 overall against Trenton and are 2-1-0 at home and 3-4-0 overall against Toledo.