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Killamazoo Overwhelms Gold Coast, 180-162

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–Eyes on the bronze medal, 3 seed Killamazoo and 7 seed Gold Coast Derby Grrls came together in the second-to-last game of the Kitchener-Waterloo tournament and delivered an exciting, hard-hitting game. With several lead changes and extraordinary determination by both teams, Killamazoo was able to clinch the lead in the last few jams, taking home a 180-162 win.

Outfit Remodels Demolition, 189-150

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–Looking to take the title of 7th place overall, Demolition City (who came into the tournament an 8 seed) took on The Chicago Outfit (originally seeded 5th). Each team clearly had their sights set on victory for this game, but after an intense 60 minute fight, Demolition City was unable to match The Outfit’s smart defense and determined jammers. The Chicago Outfit took 7th place with a score of 189 to 150, though the score didn’t necessarily reflect how closely matched these teams were in terms of skill and intensity.

Boulder County Tumbles Grand Raggidy, 244-172

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–Playing for 9th and 10th place, 6 seed Boulder County opened the final day of D2 playoffs against 10 seed Grand Raggidy. Grand Raggidy put up a solid fight against Boulder, nearly overtaking them in the second half, but intense penalty trouble–as has been the case throughout the weekend–proved Grand Raggidy’s undoing. Boulder took the win 244 to 172 and secured 9th place overall in the tournament.

D2KW: Rideau Valley Washes Over Gold Coast, 224-139

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–In the semi-finals of the Kitchener-Waterloo games, The 3 seed Rideau Valley Roller Girls Vixens took on the 7 seed Gold Coast Derby Grrls. Both teams had strong games to that point in the tournament, and this game looked as though it was going to be a very close match up.

D2KW: Demolition City Rolls Over Boulder, 194-183

KITCHENER, WATERLOO, ON–In one of the closest matches we’ve seen all weekend, 8 seed Demolition City and 6 seed Boulder County competed to move forward within the consolation bracket. Demolition City lost to Bear City in the first Kitchener-Waterloo game yesterday and Boulder County lost to Rideau Valley last night. Lead changes were the theme of the game, and it seemed that either team could have easily taken the win throughout the game. Ultimately, Demolition City was able to secure a lead in the last 3 jams, winning 194 to 183.

D2KW: Outfit Calms Grand Raggidy, 202-153

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–The first game in the second day at Kitchener-Waterloo brought together two Midwest teams, the 5 seed Chicago Outfit and 10 seed Grand Raggidy. Grand Raggidy were favoured to win as the bout started (despite being 10 seeds) thanks to putting up a 331-105 win over The Outfit back in March.