I would be willing to bet the bottom few black teams would not run through the white division. The decision to include them in the black division came as a shock after parity. The writing was on the wall. They get through parity with only one win or even just a tie, against a white team and they are in black? C'mon now. That's not fair for anyone, especially the kids on the teams with only one win this season. There should be a mid season shuffle to realign.
Sorry. Forgot the Hawks. Because of memory serves, 4 white teams made it into the black. The three black I listed were the ones at risk for getting knocked out.