Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Roller derby season ends in P-burg bout


April 20, 2017

Jessica owens / Sentinel

Making up team Wrangell for the Garnet Grit Betties' final bout in Petersburg, (from left) "IllumiNAUGHTY," "AntiJen," "Kooks Deluxe," "Stitches," and "Helena Handbasket" were joined by (clockwise from right front) Sitka's "Dollface Killah,""Just Julie" and "Catapult Kim" from Juneau and Mia Wiederspohn.

Wrangell's roller derby term held its last bout before the summer on April 8, heading over to Petersburg.

The Garnet Grit Betties faced the Ragnarök Rollers at the local high school gym. The bleachers were pretty well packed with spectators, with about 170 people turning out for the bout.

"We were super surprised and excited that such a large crowd turned out," said Ola "PolkaOlka" Richards, a first-year skater for Petersburg.

Running a lean roster this year, Wrangell filled out its bench with a pair of players from Juneau and another from Sitka.

"We invited them to come with us and give u...

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