(Photo Credit Bob Dunnell)
(MARION, IL) Arch Rival Roller Derby’s traveling C-team, the Fleur-De-Linquents, capped off a successful season with a 235-190 road victory over the primary squad of the Southern Illinois Roller Girls at The Pavilion Saturday night.
The 45-point win by the FDLs resulted in the team’s final 2017 record of 3-1.
Trailing 41-29 with 13:00 left in the first half, ARCH went on a 17-4 rally over the next couple of rotations and flipped the scoreboard to their favor, 46-45, as the period progressed.
Southern Illinois (2-2) snared 19 points down the stretch and narrowed the score to 99-85 at intermission.
The FDLs worked quickly in the second period and produced a 22-5 rally to pace the frame and an 121-90 advantage.
The methodical workload continued as the half progressed as ARCH widened its lead to 193-122 with under thirteen minutes left in the game.
(Story constructed via the Southern Illinois Roller Girls’ official Twitter feed.)
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