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By Dan Rudy 

Garnet Grit Betties win first bout of season

 

Submitted Photo by Umeko Foster

The Garnet Grit Betties' coach "BabyCakes" jams past the pack during their bout against the Rainforest Rollergirls in Ketchikan on Dec. 12.

Wrangell's roller derby team has started their new season with a bang, coming away with a win in Ketchikan on Saturday.

The Garnet Grit Betties beat the hosting Rainforest Rollergirls with a final score of 270 to 132.

"We're really proud of the way we played," said Coach Shawna Buness, who rolls under the pseudonym "BabyCakes."

The Betties started the match with a scoreless two jams before retaking the momentum, building an early lead and building from there.

"Our team really pulled together," said Buness.

A dozen players and refs made the trip to Ketchikan, a destination Buness explained w...



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