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.

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: Gold Coast Overthrows Queen City, 214-167

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–While these two teams hadn’t met previously, Queen City skated into this game the clear favorites. And while Gold Coast had made short work of Grand Raggidy only hours prior, not entering this game fresh looked likely to do the team no favors. What happened instead was the day’s second huge seeding upset with Gold Coast taking the win, 214-167, and ensuring that for the first time in WFTDA tournament history both top seeds had been consigned to the consolation bracket.

D2KW: Gold Coast Frays Grand Raggidy, 213-197

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON–The second game of the Kitchener-Waterloo leg of WFTDA’s division 2 playoffs was every bit as close as the first, but was a much scrappier encounter. Errors for both sides cancelled each other out as neither could get a particularly strong hold on the game, with both letting the initiative slip just as it looked like they might get a hold on the game.