The Nelson Killjoys faced off against fellow Nelson team the Lumber Jackies as part of a double bout on Friday night.

The Nelson Killjoys faced off against fellow Nelson team the Lumber Jackies as part of a double bout on Friday night.

Derby dominates Nelson and District Community Complex

Roller derby fans flocked to the Nelson and District Community Complex for a double bout featuring four local teams.



Roller derby fans from across the West Kootenay gathered at the Nelson and District Community Complex for a double bout featuring four local teams.

The first whistle blew at 6 p.m. on Friday night for a battle between rivals Rossland’s Gnarlie’s Angels and Salmo’s Babes of Brutality.

Gnarlie’s Angels and the Babes of Brutality faced-off last season in a memorable tournament final that saw the Angels take home a the title.

In another close match on Friday night, the Angels once again took home a win in a close and exciting bout.

The final score between the Angels and the Babes was 162-120.

After a short break and a warm-up, Nelson’s Killjoys and Lumber Jackies took to the track.

In another high action bout, the teams fought and skated hard in another close bout which finished with the Killjoys taking the win 163-128.

The next bout will be in Castlegar on July 21 when the Kootenay Kannibelles take on the Spokannibals.