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: 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: Rideau Valley Explodes Boulder, 239-130

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–In the final game of the first day of the Kitchener-Waterloo playoffs, the Rideau Valley Roller Girls dominated the Boulder County Bombers, winning 239-130.

D2 Kitchener-Waterloo Playoff Preview

D2 Kitchener-Waterloo Playoff Preview DC, Photo (c) James Calder ShutterThug

The second playoff of the 2014 tournament season has a number of milestones: it is the first playoff to be held outside the USA, and it is the first to feature a team from continental Europe.

Read on to find out about all the teams, and all the day-one match-ups.