BKDD jammer Skatey Pie breaks through the pack to pick up some points for her team. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Derby Dames go out with victory

Reapers of Malice have impressive roller derby debut

The Brass Knuckle Derby Dames wrapped up the 2019 roller derby season with a thriller at the Cowichan Exhibition’s Mellor Hall last Saturday.

It took extra time for BKDD to defeat the Eves of Destruction Hard Cores from Victoria by a narrow 175-172 margin.

“It was such a good game, and the teams were incredibly well matched,” BKDD assistant captain Stephanie (She Wrecks) Farrow commented.

Fans came out once again for the roller derby action, the post-match roller disco, the beer garden and food trucks.

“We had a great spectator turn out and excellent fan involvement,” Farrow said. “It was quite an exciting finale.”

The night started with a match between the new BKDD junior team The Reapers of Malice and the Eves of Destruction Rotten Apples, won 183-140 by the Victoria team.

“It was the first game for our new juniors and they did a great job holding their own,” Farrow said. “We couldn’t be more proud of them.”


BKDD’s Trixta and Devaskate effectively hold back a Hard Cores jammer. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BKDD jammer Trixta sneaks past the Hard Cores on the outside line. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BKDD’s Skatey Pie shows determination as she cruises down the track. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BKDD’s Sugar Rush powers through the Hard Cores blockers. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Trixta using Goddess of Chaos to break past the Hardcores wall of blockers. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BKDD’s Skatey Pie finds a hole and bursts through. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BKDD’s Goddess of Chaos levels a Hard Cores jammer with a hip check. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

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