Championship review : Les Contrabanditas vs La Racaille, August 4th 2012
(photo: Sean Murphy)
Date: August 4th 2012 / Montreal Roller Derby championship
Venue: Arena St-Louis
Team A: Les Contrabanditas
Points: 1st period: 71 / 2d period: 113 // Final score: 184
Best jammer: Ti-Loup
Best blocker: Chasing Amy
Most valuable player: Ti-Loup
# of power jams: 5
Team B: La Racaille
Points: 1st period: 41 / 2nd period: 89 // Final score: 130
Best jammer: Greta Bobo
Best blocker: Mel E Juana
Most valuable player: Surgical Strike
# of power jams: 1
What advantage did the winner have?
Massive defense on both sides. However, the Ditas were able to provoke more jammer penalties, and really took advantage of them.
What did the losing team do really well?
On top of great walls, recycling at the front of the pack was performed very effectively.
What was the bout’s deciding moment?
A two minute power jam for The Honey Badger in the second half when La Racaille did not file in a jammer on time.
When did the winner take the lead for the last time?
Approximately ten minutes from the end.
How many lead changes were there?
What a season! The Contrabanditas win the league championship for a second year in a row.
(photos: Sean Murphy)