Saturday scoreboard: Oly Rollers advance to title game; Evergreen keeps rolling and much, much more
Atomatrix scored 75 points in 13 jams to lead the Oly Rollers past Minnesota in the quarterfinals of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association championships in Atlanta on Saturday morning. Oly jumped out to a 40-0 lead and never looked back. Minnesota cut the lead to 11 points at 54-43 but the Rollers went on a 72-2 run in the middle of the game and took a 130-49 lead and led by by as many as 113 late in the game. Onda Sligh scored 58 points on nine jams and DeRanged chipped in 40 points on ten jams in the win. Harmony Killerbruise (my new favorite derby name) led the way with 55 points for Minnesota.
In the semifinals, Oly jumped out to a 73-3 lead and never let up en route to a 224-127 win over Texas. Atomatrix continued her dominating performance at nationals scoring 125 points on 15 jams and Onda Sligh added another 82 points.
The Oly Rollers move to 12-0 on the season and advance to their fourth straight WFTDA championship game and will face Gotham in a rematch of the 2011 championship game tomorrow at noon, Olympia time. Gotham scored a 205 point win over Naptown in the semifinals and knocked off Denver 221-120 to reach the finals. Gotham scored a 140-97 over Oly in last year’s championship game to win their second WFTDA title.
High school football
North Thurston 40, Rainier Beach 0
Nathan Hale 19, Shelton 6
Auburn 41, Olympia 38
North Thurston ran past Rainier Beach to advance in the 3A playoffs, while Shelton and Olympia saw their seasons come to an end.
Brady Espinoza scored on a free kick in the 48th minute to lead Evergreen to a 1-0 win over Northwest in their regular season finale. Mauricio Sanchez made two saves in the Geoducks’ shutout. The Geoducks will play in their first playoff game since 2005 and will host their first home playoff game in program history on Tuesday. They will face the #3 seed Warner Pacific at 4:00 PM at the RAC in Lacey.
And SPSCC got goals from Giovanni Torres, Kyle Ballard and Juan Loza to pick up their second win of the season, 3-1 over Southwestern Oregon, in their final game of the season. The Clippers finished 2-10-1 and out of the cellar of the NWAACC South division.
Enumclaw 3, Timberline 0
Bonney Lake 4, North Thurston 0
Auburn 1, Olympia 0
Hockinson 4, Black Hills 2
Rough day on the pitch for local high schools. All four teams, Timberline, North Thurston, Olympia and Black Hills lost their loser-out, winner-to-state games today and ended their season.
High school volleyball
Tumwater 3, Capital 0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-15)
North Thurston 3, Enumclaw 2 (25-17, 16-25, 20-25, 25-14, 16-14)
Timberline 3, Kennedy 0 (25-2, 25-11, 25-23)
Timberline 3, North Thurston 2 (20-25, 12-25, 25-11, 25-18, 15-9)
Olympia 3, Rogers 0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-21)
Olympia 3, Gig Harbor 1 (26-24, 21-25, 25-21, 25-16)
Tumwater captured the 2A District IV championship with their third win over Capital this season. Both teams had already qualified for state.
North Thurston qualified for state by knocking off Enumclaw as did Timberline with their straight sets win over Kennedy. But the Blazers got the better of the Rams in yet another epic match between the two teams.
Olympia also qualified for state with their win over Rogers and got the better of Gig Harbor in the seeding game.