The Prairieland Punishers wrapped up their 2019 season on Saturday, June 22 with a win against Rockford Rage Roller Derby, ending the game 150-115 and the season 7-2.
The AllStars captured an early lead that the skaters maintained the entire game thanks to successful defensive and offensive plays from all blockers, and strategic scoring rounds from jammers Rabbit Kix, Malibruiser Barbie, and Hare Razor.
Most Valuable Blocker for the Punishers was awarded to Emme Mortal, and Most Valuable Jammer was awarded to Malibruiser Barbie at the end of the first game.
A Girl Scout themed mixer bout featuring skaters from the Punishers, Rockford Rage, and Twin City Derby Girls followed the main event. The two mixed teams, the Tough Cookies and Hurl Scouts, maintained close scores throughout the match, ending with the Tough Cookies winning 79-74.
Punisher skaters honored after the game were Most Valuable Blocker Cristella DeKille, Most Valuable Jammer Stellasaurus Rex, and Coach’s Choice Slamb Chop.
The Punishers will enjoy a brief hiatus until Boot Camp begins at the end of July. Dates for the 2020 home season have been set for April 25, May 30, and June 27.