Damonte joins Golden Guardians for LCS Summertime Split
Tanner “Damonte” Damonte has actually joined the Golden Guardians to finish the team’s roster for the League of Legends Champion Series Summertime Spilt. Damonte, who is a mid laner, was most just recently with Dignitas Academy.
Damonte fills a lineup that includes four holdovers: leading laner Kevin “Hauntzer” Yarnell, jungler Can “Closer” Celie, AD Carry Victor “FBI” Huang and support Jae-Hyun “Huhi” Choi. The roster is pending Riot Games approval, according to the Golden Guardians. The 22-year-old Damonte changes Greyson “Goldenglue” Gilmer, who is now one of seven gamers on the Golden Guardians Academy roster.
Also part of the Academy squad are leading laner Darshan “ZionSpartan” Upadhyaya, jungler Anthony “Tough” Barkhovtsev, mid laners Nicholas “Ablazeolive” Antonio Abbott and “Goldenglue,” ADVERTISEMENT Carry gamers Alex “Gorica” Gorica and Yuri “Keith” Jew and support Johnathan “Chime” Pomponio. The Golden Guardians are also worked with Joo-Sung “Olleh” Kim as a position coach. Olleh, who was a player for the club for 14 months till January, will coach support gamers at both levels.
The LCS Summer Split begins on June 12. Play for the Academy begins Thursday. The Golden Guardians went 8-10 in the LCS Spring Split, connecting for sixth place, and they lost to FlyQuest in the very first round of the playoffs.
The Golden Guardians are affiliated with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.– Field Level Media