A Rossland Trail Roller Girls player

Nelson Killjoys open their season with a win

Nelson Killjoys beat Rossland Trail Roller Girls in season opener.

Nelson Killjoys roller derby team came home victorious from their season opener game in Rossland on Saturday.

The local girls won the bout 196 to 161 in a come from behind finish against a recently merged Rossland-Trail team called the Rossland Trail Roller Girls. The Roller Girls were ahead until a penalty late in the first half opened a window for the Killjoys to take over the lead. The Killjoys dominated the game in the second half, holding the lead until the end.

Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers also met Salmo’s Babes of Brutality over the weekend, with the Babes winning 179 to 136.

The next regular season game is May 11 in Castlegar.

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