September 18, 2011
by Mya Bloody Valentine
For the second year in a row, Gotham Girls Roller Derby goes into the WFTDA Championships as the top seed from the East. The Philly Roller Girls and Charm City Roller Girls will round out the top three as the first of the Big 5 Tournaments came to a close.
London Rollergirls continued their upswing, defeating Montreal Roller Derby in a nail-biting final jam, claiming 5th place in the East after coming in to the East Region Playoffs seeded as #10. London's Stefanie Mainey was voted tournament MVP.
London Rollergirls (#10) 137
Montreal Roller Derby (#5) 135
London Rollergirls gained the most from this tournament, coming in as the #10 seed and finishing in 5th. Montreal Roller Derby dropped one spot to #6.
Gotham Girls Roller Derby (#1) 252
Philly Roller Girls (#2) 97
Gotham will go into the WFTDA Championship as the #1 seed from the East, with Philly at #2.
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