The team captained by Mark Gordon took an early lead against the No. 6 seed, led by James Cayne, on the way to a 178-105 rout and a spot in today’s quarterfinal round of the Vanderbilt Knockout Teams.

Other high seeds fared well, No. 1 Monaco dispatching Robert Hollman 151-110. No. 2 Nick Nickell trailed at the half but outscored Richard Schwartz 107-22 in the second half to advance. No. 4 Martin Fleisher had it the easiest when their opponents withdrew at the half, trailing 126-26.