Happy Valley skaters score win against Moab Roller Derby
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Moab Roller Derby skaters compete against the Happy Valley Molly Morbids in a match at Spanish Fork, Utah, last weekend. Photo by Jason Santii
Moab Roller Derby skaters compete against the Happy Valley Molly Morbids in a match at Spanish Fork, Utah, last weekend. Photo by Jason Santii
Moab Roller Derby skaters Evil Lucian, Hot Pantz, Red Rock’r, Bloody Kerry, Mosama Bin Lappin’ and Carrie-Go-Round traveled to Spanish Fork, Utah, last weekend to skate in their first competitive bout as a team. Several skaters from neighboring leagues, Roller Girls in Pagosa (Pagosa Springs, Colo.) and Wasatch Roller Derby (Salt Lake City), also skated under the Moab moniker as fill-ins. 

In a close game against the Molly Morbids of Happy Valley, Moab’s defensive strategy proved effective for most of the game as the Moab team managed to keep the score close or tied until the very end. But Happy Valley ultimately took home the win by the score of 134-115. 

Anxious to compete on home turf, Moab Roller Derby plans to host a local event in the near future, team members said in a news release. The league is also actively recruiting new skaters and officials to bolster its ranks. 

More information about joining or supporting the league is available at the group’s website, www.moabrollerderby.com.

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