Bay Area Grounds Denver, 203-95

LOS ANGELES, CA–When last they met, at championships last year, Bay Area stretched out their lead in the first half to a point that Denver was unable to even out, despite making almost even points in the second half. In the end, the win firmly went to BAD, with 224-174, and an even fairly high-penalty game, with each at 37. This game was to go a little differently, with a more dramatic result – the game going to the Bay Area All-Stars, 203-95.

Preview: Tinseltown Showdown 2014

Los Angeles, CA–It is not an understatement that this weekend’s Tinseltown Showdown tournament boasts some of the highest-ranking play that Los Angeles will see for 2014.

D1C Third Place: Bay Area Rebuffs Denver, 224-174

D1C Third Place: Bay Area Rebuffs Denver, 224-174 Photo: Danforth Johnson.

MILWAUKEE, WI – the battle for third place at WFTDA Championships saw Denver Roller Dolls take on Bay Area Derby Girls. Both teams were hungry for a win after losses the previous day, but it was Bay Area whose hunger paid off – fighting until the end to win 224-174.

D1C Semifinal: Gotham Survives Bay Area, 174-125

D1C Semifinal: Gotham Survives Bay Area, 174-125 Photo Credit: Danforth Johnson

MILWAUKEE, WI–‘All they do is win': those were the opening words of our Gotham preview last week and, indeed, they remain true. Gotham did stretch their three-year winning streak to 43-0 with tonight’s victory over Bay Area Derby Girls–but it was by no means the foregone conclusion many expected before the first whistle. The Golden Girls kept the score within a big jam or two’s reach throughout most of the game and ultimately handed Gotham their closest game since the 2011 WFTDA Championships, finishing the game trailing by just under 50 points at 125-174.