580 fall 1-4 after loss to West Texas
The road was rough for the 580 RollerGirls Saturday night as they fell hard following a four hour drive to Lubbock, Texas, for a bout with the West Texas Roller Derby.
Traveling again with a short squad, the Lawton nine battled but lost 262-55. 580 dropped its season record to 1-4 for the season.
580 had a lot to overcome with their short numbers against the 15 on the home squad. By the half, the RollerGirls were down 124-25 and it didn't get much better in the second half.
MVP blocker went to Alicia Vernor, a.k.a. Kurvacious Pride; and MVP jammer was Danniell Rice, a.k.a. Dani Banani.
The upcoming June 9 home bout at the Great Plains Coliseum, 920 S. Sheridan, will feature 580 battlingRockin City Roller Derby's Hidden Tracks. Doors open at 6 p.m. the game starts at 7 p.m. Marie Berberea, a.k.a. Molly Meet Your Maker, said that more hometown skaters will be on the track for that match-up.
The team is always looking for new skaters as well as refs and officials.
580 RollerGirls dropped 21 points on the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's April 30 rankings to 280 out of 338 teams.
Tickets are on sale now and information about joining the squad are available at 580rollergirls.com.