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A new fantastic sport has gripped China called MetalBall! All city teams have picked mascots/emblems and registered one of three separate divisions. All city teams are listed below in alphabetical order. Some cities have had enough players to form multiple teams and entered multiple times within or across divisions. Determine what the prize is by determining the results of the first week of competition.

City Name -- Mascot/Emblem
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Ankang -- Meowth
Anqiu -- Magikarp
Bozhou -- Psyduck
Changsha -- Ivory Helmets
Dongying -- Dark Scarves
Fuyang -- Lion
Gaoan -- Bull
Gujiao -- Eevee
Hancheng -- Rooster
Hancheng -- Voltorb
Hancheng -- Jade Socks
Handan -- Gyarados
Heze -- Tiger
Heze -- Cow
Huanghua -- Leopard
Huozhou -- Ram
Jiangshan -- Ekans
Jiangyan -- Lioness
Jincheng -- Golden Mask
Jincheng  -- Lavender Gloves
Jining -- Leopardess
Kaifeng -- Stallion
Kaifeng -- Golduck
Laohekou -- Flareon
Lichuan -- Exeggcute
Linyi -- Crimson Sleeves
Lishui -- Stag
Nanchang -- Boar
Nangong -- Spearow
Qingdao -- Tigress
Qingdao -- Doe
Qinyang -- Drake
Qinyang -- Fearow
Rugao -- Redarms
Shangrao -- Azure Pants
Shiyan -- Tiercel
Taiyuan -- Hen
Tongren -- Kabuto
Weihui -- Greenfeet
Wuan -- Ewe
Xianning -- Wolverine
Xingtai -- Magenta Capes
Xinyang -- Omanyte
Xinyang -- Blacknecks
Xuanzhou -- Exeggutor
Yanan -- Electrode
Yantai -- Pinkback
Yichang -- Purplefingers
Yima -- Persian
Yingcheng -- Arbok
Yingcheng -- Kabutops
Yingcheng -- Omastar
Yongkang -- Sow
Yuanjiang -- Angeline
Yuanping -- Whitehairs
Yueyang -- Duck
Yuncheng -- Mare
Zaoyang -- Meltan
Zaozhuang -- Bluelegs
Zhucheng -- Melmetal
Zhumadian -- Hawk
Zhumadian -- Yellowface
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  • $\begingroup$ For Handan did you mean for the team to be Garados or is it meant to be Gyarados. $\endgroup$
    – gabbo1092
    Nov 22, 2018 at 14:43
  • $\begingroup$ @gabbo1092 Yes, sorry for the typo. Thanks for fixing. $\endgroup$
    – Ian Miller
    Nov 22, 2018 at 15:19

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Partial Answer

First off the three divisions are:

Pokémon, Animals and colour-bodypart/colour-clothing.

Each team in the divisions has a counterpart:

For the pokemon its the next evolution, for the animals its male and female, and for last group it is in the form 'colour clothes' matched with 'colourbodypart' where the colours and clothes to body part correlate.

Separating into these groups and matches gives:

City Name -- Mascot/Emblem 

Ankang -- Meowth Yima -- Persian
Anqiu -- Magikarp Handan -- Gyarados
Bozhou -- Psyduck Kaifeng -- Golduck
Gujiao -- Eevee Laohekou -- Flareon
Hancheng -- Voltorb Yanan -- Electrode
Jiangshan -- Ekans Yingcheng -- Arbok
Lichuan -- Exeggcute Xuanzhou -- Exeggutor
Nangong -- Spearow Qinyang -- Fearow
Tongren -- Kabuto Yingcheng -- Kabutops
Xinyang -- Omanyte Yingcheng -- Omastar
Zaoyang -- Meltan Zhucheng -- Melmetal


Changsha -- Ivory Helmets Yuanping -- Whitehairs
Dongying -- Dark Scarves Xinyang -- Blacknecks
Hancheng -- Jade Socks Weihui -- Greenfeet
Jincheng -- Golden Mask Zhumadian -- Yellowface
Jincheng -- Lavender Gloves Yichang -- Purplefingers
Linyi -- Crimson Sleeves Rugao -- Redarms
Shangrao -- Azure Pants Zaozhuang -- Bluelegs
Xingtai -- Magenta Capes Yantai -- Pinkback


Fuyang -- Lion Jiangyan -- Lioness
Gaoan -- Bull Heze -- Cow
Hancheng -- Rooster Taiyuan -- Hen
Heze -- Tiger Qingdao -- Tigress
Huanghua -- Leopard Jining -- Leopardess
Huozhou -- Ram Wuan -- Ewe
Kaifeng -- Stallion Yuncheng -- Mare
Lishui -- Stag Qingdao -- Doe
Nanchang -- Boar Yongkang -- Sow
Qinyang -- Drake Yueyang -- Duck
Shiyan -- Tiercel Zhumadian -- Hawk
Xianning -- Wolverine Yuanjiang -- Angeline

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