(ST. LOUIS, MO) This past Saturday, Arch Rival Roller Derby held their 2017 ARCH League Awards at the Heavy Anchor.
As voted upon by League members, the event recognized winners in 46 separate categories that involved local teams, travel squads and support personnel.
ARCH veteran Kayla Woodward was recognized as “ARCH League MVP” and also claimed top honors as the “ARCH All-Stars Overall MVP” and “ARCH All-Stars MVP Blocker.”
In the “ARCH Fan Favorite Award” that was determined by voters online, Stunt Devils co-captain Cruella Belle-Ville was selected as the winner.
Stunts blocker Bruise Almighty was recognized by the League as the “ARCH Rookie of the Year” as well as the “Most Improved Player” for 2017.
For Intraleague (local) overall Team MVP awards, Salty claimed top honors for the Smashinistas, Let’s Get Beard carved the top spot for the M-80s and Shear-Ra Powers snared the prize for the Stunt Devils.
Team MVPs for the other Interleague (travel) squads were She’Kill O’Neal for the Saint Lunachix B-team and Trigger Happy Jackie for the Fleur De Linquents C-team.
Here is the list of the winners at this season’s ARCH Awards Night.
ARCH League MVP – Kayla Woodward
ARCH Rookie of the Year – Bruise Almighty
ARCH Fan Favorite – Cruella Belle-ville
Most Improved Player – Bruise Almighty
Under The Radar (Most Underrated Player) – Fletch-A-Sketch
Skates Gonn’a Shake (Most Intimidating) – Shimmy Hoffa
Kill ‘Em with Kindness (Sweetest Rollergirl) – Goldie Blocks
The Cardiac Award (Heart of the Team) – Bricktator
Welcome to the Thunderdome (aka Triple Threat Award) – Kayla Woodward
The Mean Mugger (Best Bout Face) – Cloak N’ Drag-Her
Batman and Robin Award (Best Duo) – Kayla Woodward and Jamheiser Bush
An Apple for the Teacher (Best Mentor) – Sue Bob Fight
Behind The Scenes (Most Dedicated To Committee Work) – QuickSandz
She’s Gunning for You (Best Arms) – Annie Swanson
Overall Awesomeness Award – Aceta Menacin (aka Hardcore Parkour)
But, Moooooommm (Best Rollermama) – Cruella Belle-Ville
Fearless Leader (Best Leadership On/Off-Track) – Bricktator
Roll Model (Rollergirl You Can Always Depend On) – QuickSandz
Life of the Party – Aggie Wartooth
Jammer’s Worst Nightmare – Shear-Ra Powers
Lieutenant Dan Award (Best Practice Leader) – Harmony Killerbruise
The Smackdown (Best one-on-one ShutDown) – Jamheiser Bush
The Energizer (Best Endurance) – Annie Swanson
Twinkletoes Award (Best Footwork) – Psychokid D’Freakout
Stop, Block N’ Roll (Best Stops) – Party Foul (aka Fir, Serious?!)
Jammer’s Best Friend – Shimmy Hoffa
Best Support Staff (Non-Skating Official) – Count Stephanos
Most Dedicated Volunteer – Muckety Muck
FoJammi Award (Best Referee Award) – PH Diva
ARCH TRAVEL TEAMS
ARCH All-Stars Overall MVP – Kayla Woodward
ARCH All-Stars MVP Jammer – Annie Swanson
ARCH All-Stars MVP Blocker – Kayla Woodward
Saint Lunachix Overall MVP – SheKill O’Neal
Saint Lunachix MVP Jammer – Psychokid D’ Freakout
Saint Lunachix MVP Blocker – Fletch-A-Sketch
Fleur De Linquents Overall MVP – Trigger Happy Jackie
Fleur De Linquents MVP Jammer – Violet Opposition
Fleur De Linquents MVP Blocker – Rock Slobster
ARCH LOCAL TEAMS
Team MVP – Salty
MVP Jammer – Bolt Action
MVP Blocker – Cloak N’ Drag-Her
Team MVP – Let’s Get Beard
MVP Jammer – Shoulder, Colorado
MVP Blocker – Fir Serious?!
Team MVP – Shear-Ra Powers
MVP Jammer – Bricktator
MVP Blocker – Shear-Ra Powers
Congratulations to all our winners!
Arch Rival launches their three-team, local campaign, presented in conjunction with their “brothers,” GateKeepers Roller Derby, on Saturday, December 16 at Ballwin, Missouri’s Midwest Sport Hockey.
Season passes for the seven-event series are $70 and come with a complimentary t-shirt. For more info, go to THIS LINK.
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