Eves drop weekend games to Misfits

The A-Team, comprised of the top ranked skaters in the Eves of Destruction Roller Derby League, is now 1-1 on the season

The Eves of Destruction A-Team fought hard, but was unable to keep up to the Mainland Misfits’ Anarchy Angels, falling 265-41 Saturday in front of a full house at Archie Browning Arena in Esquimalt.

The A-Team, comprised of the top ranked skaters in the Eves of Destruction Roller Derby League, is now 1-1 on the season, winning its first game against Port Scandalous last month.

The local squad heads out on the road to take on Terminal City’s B-Sides in Vancouver on May 9.

Prior to the main event Saturday, the Eves’ rookie team, the Hard Cores, opened their season with a 198-126 win over the Gulf Islands’ GI Janes.

Roller derby returns to Esquimalt on May 30 with two games: the Eves Rotten Apples Jr. Derby vs. Nanaimo’s Candy Crushers, followed by the main event, The Belles of the Brawl vs. Terminal City’s Public Frenemy.