PTI Makes Top 8 of TCG 5K with Junk Rites

The two members of ManaDeprived.com’s PTI podcast, Bryan Gottlieb and Joel Paradee, made the top 8 of the TCG 5K with the same deck yesterday. Bryan is an incredible thinker of the game and I absolutely recommend his filthy 75 for your next FNM.

[deck title=Junk Rites by Bryan Gottlieb – Top 8]
[Lands]
5 Forest
1 Gavony Township
4 Overgrown Tomb
2 Plains
3 Sunpetal Grove
1 Swamp
4 Temple Garden
1 Vault of the Archangel
2 Woodland Cemetery
[/Lands]
[Creatures]
4 Angel of Serenity
3 Arbor Elf
4 Avacyn’s Pilgrim
2 Borderland Ranger
1 Deathrite Shaman
3 Restoration Angel
4 Thragtusk
[/Creatures]
[Spells]
4 Grisly Salvage
4 Lingering Souls
4 Mulch
4 Unburial Rites
[/Spells]
[Sideboard]
2 Angel of Glory’s Rise
2 Centaur Healer
1 Deathrite Shaman
2 Divine Reckoning
2 Duress
2 Oblivion Ring
3 Ranger’s Path
1 Vraska the Unseen
[/Sideboard]
[/deck]

For more information on the deck, you can catch both Bryan and Joel on Twitter. Ultimately, Andrew Jessup ended winning the whole thing with Azorius Aggro. Is War Falcon the new [card]Delver of Secrets[/card]?

[deck title=Azorius Aggro by Andrew Jessup – (1st)]
[Lands]
3 Cavern of Souls
4 Glacial Fortress
4 Hallowed Fountain
1 Island
1 Moorland Haunt
9 Plains
[/Lands]
[Creatures]
4 Champion of the Parish
4 Elite Inquisitor
3 Geist of Saint Traft
4 Knight of Glory
3 Lyev Skyknight
2 Restoration Angel
3 Silverblade Paladin
3 Sublime Archangel
3 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 War Falcon
[/Creatures]
[Spells]
3 Azorius Charm
2 Spectral Flight
[/Spells]
[Sideboard]
2 Detention Sphere
2 Dryad Militant
2 Fiend Hunter
1 Geist of Saint Traft
2 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Negate
2 Riders of Gavony
1 Spectral Flight
1 Tamiyo, the Moon Sage
[/Sideboard]
[/deck]

For the full top 8 decklists, click here!