Cincy Rollergirls Splits Doubleheader With Pittsburgh and Minnesota

Black Sheep Take Steel City, Silent Lambs Fall To North Star

 

The two teams of the Cincinnati Rollergirls of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) split their doubleheader with Minnesota and Pittsburgh on Saturday night at Cincinnati Gardens. Cincinnati's "A" team, the Black Sheep, skated by the Steel City Derby Demons from Pittsburgh, winning 130-98. In the other half of the two-team, doubleheader, Cincinnati's Silent Lambs fell to the North Star Rollergirls on Minnesota, 109-31.

In the win for the Black Sheep, Cincinnati rallied from a first half defect on the strength of an eight-point jam from Candy KICKS and never looked back. Candy amassed 32 jam points on the night. WFTDA all-star Sadistic Sadie, who collected 44 jam points, led the Black Sheep. Hannah Barbaric added 30 points on the jam, while Roseanne Scarr added 24 points. With the win, the Black Sheep improve to 4-2 on the season.

 

Cincinnati's Silent Lambs did not fare as well in the other bout, falling to the experience of the North Star Rollergirls of Minnesota.  In a losing effort, Dr. McDerby led the Lambs with 14 points on the jam. Shirley Temptya collected eight points on the jam and Jewell B. Hurt added six jam points. With the loss, the Silent Lambs fell to 1-2 on the season.

 

Both teams of the Cincinnati Rollergirls will return to action at Cincinnati Gardens on Saturday, June 28. Special pricing is available for children ages 12 and under; $5 in advance and $7.50 the day of the show and all kids 6 and under get in free. Tickets for adults are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show. All tickets are available at the Cincinnati Gardens Box Office, at all Ticketmaster Outlets including select

including select Kroger stores, charge by phone at 513-562-4949 or online at ticketmaster.com.

 

Special $1, happy hour beer prices will be available between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Parking is free at Cincinnati Gardens for all 2008 Cincinnati Rollergirls events.

Remaining Cincinnati Rollergirls 2008 Home Schedule at Cincinnati Gardens

June 28 CRG Black Sheep vs. H.A.R.D Harrisburg Area Roller Derby)’s Nuclear Knockouts

CRG Silent Lambs vs. H.A.R.D “B” Team

 

July 19 CRG Black Sheep vs. (3) Carolina Rollergirls All Stars

Start time for all bouts - 7:00 p.m.

 

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