Memorial Hall- The second game of the season has The Knock Outs skating against The Victory Vixens for the first game. The ladies in teal defeated The Black Eye Susans in the last game and are looking to keep their momentum going. Team captain Sk8l Attraction told me before the game that their basic strategy is just to score more points than the other team, after that it’s just about having a good time. They are certainly having a good time.
The Victory Vixens lost game one to The Dreadnought Dorothys. Let’s hope that they’re not just carrying over their streak from last season where they only won one game. This is definitely a building year for the new team captain, Eve Illness. She has some solid veterans like Rayna Pain, Singh Machine and Shimmy Hendwrex. Rogue, unfortunately, is currently on the injured list but will hopefully be back in action soon. The Vixens also picked up four rookies this season who are showing a lot of promise. The season is just getting started so let’s not count them out yet.
Shimmy Hendwrex took the line to start the game against crowd favorite JessiKa Boom who picked up Lead Jammer and shut it down after drawing first blood with three unanswered points. In the fifth Jam, Sk8l Attraction managed to build their lead 12 to 6. The following Jam is where The Knock Outs really picked up momentum when Pebbles got a Power Jam after Eve Illness was sent to the box; the score became 22 to 6. Jam 7 almost showed potential as JessiKa Boom and Rayna Pain took the line. Boom went to the box giving Rayna a Power Jam but then she was sent to the box for a cut track call, so now Boom had a Power Jam and brought the score to 36 to 19. This went on until Halftime when The Knock Outs were leading 101 to 59.
The second period saw The Knock Outs still large and in charge. The Vixens would get a few Power Jam situations but never seemed to be able to take full advantage of them. It was the 10th Jam, however, that justified the price of admission. JessiKa Boom lined up against Vixens rookie May Q. Cry Wolff and picked up Lead Jammer. She then went on to score 33 points! Wolff answered 3 of them. The score was now 164 to 84. In the 19th, lightning came close to striking again when Boom went up against Shimmy Hendwrex and picked up lead again, this time scoring 22 to Shimmy’s 11 points. The score was now 202 to 120. Ultimately, The Knock Outs would take it, 222 to 142.
The second game of the night saw The Dreadnought Dorothys play The Black Eye Susans. This has always been a classic rivalry and this night was no exception. The first Jam saw captain vs. captain as Bear Knuckles lined up for The Susans against Havok. Havok took lead and set the pace of the game with a score of 18 to 5. The Dorothys came out hard and fast and dominated the entire game. They were leading 114 to 72 by Halftime and brought it home at 254 to 146.
Join us on February 10th where things will start to get shaken up when The Knock Outs play The Dorothys and The Susans play The Vixens. Records will change on this night and you don’t want to miss it. Get your tickets now either online or through your favorite Roller Warrior.
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