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Windy City Rollers Tue Apr 26 2011

Fury, Hell's Belles Clean House

A Manic Attacker brings a little Easter cheer to the April 23 bout / Photo: Steve Stearns

Last Saturday, the four Windy City Rollers teams duked it out in the UIC Pavilion for the second time that month. The first game of the evening saw the Fury continue their onslaught on the 2011 season with yet another win, this time against the Manic Attackers. The Manics, who've also enjoyed a good season, were fresh from their nail-biter April 9 bout against the Hell's Belles. The Fury maintained a grip on the packs, often with a 20-point spread, until the Manics' Zoe Trocious tightened the gap in the second half with a fantastic jam. Still, it was the Fury's game as they shut down the Manics 131-90.

In the second bout, the Hell's Belles led in their game against the Double Crossers from the get-go and never surrendered. Per usual, Belles skaters Shocka Conduit and Deb Autry proved indispensable. Despite some strong jamming by Indy Cent and Julia Rosenwinkle, with blocking assists from Georgia on Yer Behind and Karmageddon, the Double Crossers had to admit defeat, ending with a Belles win 171-89.

The next game is Saturday, May 21, at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine). It will be the final bout before the championships on June 18.

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