Going into Friday night's game, the Bandits were tied for the lead with New England in the Eastern Division and hosting their Thruway rivals, the Rochester Knighthawks. As is typical in a Bandits-Knighthawks matchup, the game never got out of hand for either side but other than a stretch of 22 seconds late in the third, Buffalo never trailed and sent their rivals back down the thruway after beating them by a final score of 13-10.
|MaKenzie, Jessica, Janelle, Karley, and Stephanie|
|Jennifer and Syidah|
|Amanda, Tirzah, Sarah, Jackie, and Rachel pose with a future Bandette|
|Bandettes co-captains Janelle and MaKenzie|
|Karley, Rachel, and Sarah in pregame|
|Tavares giving his speech|
|Reigning Bandette of The Week Karley clearly enjoying the game|
|Syidah, Amanda, Jackie, and Rachel in action|
|someone just fell in love....and when you receive such an incredible smile from Mandy, who can blame him?|
|the stunning Tirzah|
|line shot! Sarah, MaKenzie, Jennifer, Stephanie, Jessica, Karley, and Deanna|
|ready to head out for 3rd intermission|
|the beautiful Janelle|
|the statuesque Jackie|
After the game, I got a chance to catch up with Stephanie and Sarah on the way out before they enjoyed their post-game get-together. Next up, the Bandits have a week off and they and the Bandettes are back in action when the Vancouver Stealth come to town hoping to get revenge for the loss vs Buffalo at the Langley Events Centre a week ago. Faceoff is at 7:30 on March 25, another Friday night game at the First Niagara Center.