Memorial Hall- The Junior Warriors concluded their three game season on Saturday. Team Red won the first game 267 to 190 in July. Team Black rallied for Game Two and came back with a 318 to 217 victory. This game would decide the final victor. There is no trophy, like with The Rink Of Fire, instead, it all comes down to bragging rights.
Smack SepticEye took the line for Team Black against Cherlock Bones for the first Jam. Bones drew first blood and set the pace of the game with a score of 24 to 4. Team Red continued to dominate the first period with Halftime score being 150 to 137.
Team Black was still in control of the second period until the tenth Jam. Apocalypstick lined up for Team Red with Mini Me. Apocalypstick was sent to the box before she had a chance to start scoring points. Mini Me took full advantage of her Power Jam and put 15 points on the board as well as putting Team Black in the lead, 236 to 230. Team Red seemed to fall apart and fall behind for the rest of the game. Team Black took the victory lap, 287 to 252.
The official 2017 season is now over but join us again on September 22nd when there will be a Game of Thrones themed open scrimmage just for the fun of playing derby. See you next year!
Memorial Hall- It was the second clash of Team Red and Team Black this season. The first time went to Team Red so Black is looking to dish out a little pay back and balance the scales. The pre-game word from the coaches said that each of the players have moved up a skill level since the last game. With more practice time under their belts, the game promised to be anything but boring.
Squid Vicious lined up for the reigning champions against Cherlock Bones to start the game. By the end of the Jam, it would be Team Black drawing first blood with nine points to Red’s one. Keeping up the great detective theme as well as the winning tradition, Sherblock Holmes put up four more points for Team Black while Goody 2 Skates put up eight points but still trailed 13 to 9 in the second. In Jam 3, Darth Skater started to turn things around when she put up seven unanswered points, making the score 16 to 13 in favor of Team Red. This would be short lived because, in Jam 5, Badelaide got Lead Jammer over Officer Ecton and by the time the whistle blew Team Black was back in the lead 33 to 24.
Team Black would continue to hold the lead throughout the game with a final score of 318 to 217. Now, with one win a piece, Game 3 should get real interesting. Join us on August 26th to see how the season turns out.
Mark your calendars for the 25th as well when Friday Night Scrimmage returns for a one night engagement. This will be an open game to anybody qualified to play. You never know who will stop by, it could be alumni players or Cowtown Butchers, Fountain City or even players from out of town. Seating will be limited and tickets will be sold at the door. Check further details on this website or the fb page.
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