Posted on April 12, 2010
by Rusty Wheeler
Apr 10, 2010
The D-Funk Allstars continued their winning ways in the 2010 season by grinding out an 86-62 defensive victory over the Detroit Pistoffs on April 10. The Funk led all the way, but never by a comfortable margin, leading by 18 points at halftime (at 39-21) and leading by 11 to 30 points in the 2nd half. Most jams were low scoring. The Funk scored 5 or more points in only 4 of the game’s 44 jams, the Pistoffs scored 5 or more points in only 3 jams. The Funk were shutout in 20 jams, the Pistoffs were blanked in 26 jams. There were only 8 grand slams in the game, 5 of those by the Funk.
D-Funk led 13-0 after 5 jams to start the game, then the Pistoffs cut the lead to 16-14 after the 11th jam of the 1st half. The Funk then slowly built the lead back to 39-21 at the half. The highest scoring jam of the half went to the Pistoff’s Cookie Rumble with an 8-0 win in jam 10. In the 2nd half, the closest the Pistoffs could get was to trail by 42-31 after 3 jams. The Funk led by 30 points at 65-35 after 9 jams, but their lead the rest of the way was around 20 points. The Funk’s Sista Slit’chya had the highest scoring jam of the night, 10-0, in jam 8.
When the wheels stopped turning, D-Funk’s Roxanna Hardplace earned MVP, plus Offensive and Defensive Blocker of the Game awards, racking up 76 total actions (blocks and assists) for the game. Her teammate, Sista Slit’chya, was awarded jammer of the game. Sista had 36 points and a plus/minus rating of +10 as a jammer, just edging out her teammate boo d. livers who had 31 points and a +9 jammer plus/minus. High scorer for the Pistoffs was Cookie Rumble with 24 points and a +5 jammer plus/minus; the Pistoffs most effective blocker was Elle McFearsome with 44 actions.
Detroit Pistoffs: 303 Bruisie Siouxxx; 728 Combat Cat; 33.3 Cookie Rumble; 20 Devil Kitty; $ Effin Money; 6 Elle McFearsome; 428 Freakin’ Rican; 669 Maim West; 80 Mean Streak; 1821 Mexi-Go (captain); 181 Vega Vendetta; Thunderkiss ’65 Yin.
D-Funk Allstars: 313 Black Eyed Skeez; 24/7 boo d. livers; 9 Cat’s Meow; 46 Fatal Femme (captain); Section 8 Ghetto Barbie; 23 Ima Wrecker; 925 Loca Lola; 10/6 The Mad Hatcher; 100% Polly Fester; 3cc Roxanna Hardplace (asscap); CH4 Seoul Slayer; 5” Blade Sista Slit’chya; 813 Tiny Ninja.
The Detroit Derby Girls finish out their 2010 home season with the Grudge Match between the Detroit Pistoffs and the Pistolwhippers to determine 3rd and 4th place on Saturday, April 24, then on Saturday, May 22, the D-Funk Allstars and the Devil’s Night Dames will battle for the Championship. A new champion will be crowned as neither the Funk nor the Dames have yet won a title. The games are at the historic Masonic Temple in downtown Detroit, doors at 6pm, game at 7pm. More info at http://www.detroitderbygirls.com/.