Providence Escapes Green Mountain, 174-161

ESSEX JUNCTION, VT — Fresh from the off-season, Providence’s Rhode Island Riveters and Green Mountain’s Grade A Fancy met for what should have been a shut-out Saturday night. Green Mountain, #22 in the East Region, were predicted to lose by over 100 points to Providence, ranked #13. Providence did win, but it didn’t go quite as expected; they needed nearly the full 60 minutes to claim a 13 point win, 174-161.

Weekly Rollup and Open Thread, 9/02/2011

There are no easy words to prepare anyone for this tragic article about a skater from Assault City Roller Derby.

ECDX: DC Outlasts Providence, 122-109

FEASTERVILLE, PA — In a bout with major implications for the East Region tournament picture, DC (officially #11 WFTDA East) and Providence (officially #10 WFTDA East) played an extraordinarily tight match with a total of 11 ties or lead changes. The 13-point DC margin at the end of the game was the largest lead that either team held during the match, as DC seemingly ejected Providence from the region’s top 10 with a 122-109 win.

DC Holds Back Providence, 106-64

DC Holds Back Providence, 106-64 D.C.'s Yankee Scandal racked up over half her team's points as her team finally won a WFTDA sanctioned game at home for their first time in their 5 year history. Photo: James Calder.

WASHINGTON, DC — With a decisive 106-64 victory over Providence, D.C. managed to finally break its years-long home-turf losing streak while bettering its hopes for a bid to this year’s WFTDA East Region Playoffs.