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Hough Fires on All Cylinders in North Carolina Action

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Hough Fires on All Cylinders in North Carolina Action

Hough vs Sun Valley. Photo Craig Frederick.

Things remain tight atop the North Carolina school league Tier 1 after Hough won big over Sun Valley.

The league limits winning margins to 35, so, with Sun Valley having scored on Hough we're listing the official score at 40-5. As a result, Hough moves to 5-0 and is now the only undefeated team in the league.

Marvin Ridge handed South Meck their first loss of the season Friday night. Report here>>

Hough's attack was running nicely against the new-to-the-league Sun Valley side. And while Sun Valley does have some players with HS club rugby experience on their side, they are still playing catchup in terms of experience in the game. The Huskies read the game well.

Hooker Colby Marr scored three tries and Porter Kuebler, scrumhalf, scored two. With Zach Colson putting in another solid performance with his kicking game and CJ Baker making tacklers miss on the wing, Hough was in command. Daveon Neibauer's hard running and outstanding defense was a big part of the Huskies' performance, as well.

The set piece for Hough was working nicely, with Jacob Eroh and Kade Frederick nailing down the scrum and Head Coach Bruce Colson said he was very pleased with the team's relentlessness and their work rate off the ball. 

Also winning Friday night was MYers Park, which won comfortably over Providence to advance to 3-1 and bypass Sun Valley into 4th place.

Below is the Tier 1 standings after the games featuring the top four teams. 

NC School Tier 1 W L T PF PA BT BL Pts
Hough High School 5 0 0 176 19 5 0 25
Marvin Ridge High School 5 1 0 176 73 5 0 25
South Meck High School 4 1 0 181 45 5 1 22
Myers Park High School 3 1 0 60 92 2 0 14
Sun Valley High School 2 2 0 83 90 3 1 12
Ardrey Kell High School 1 1 0 31 69 1 0 5
Clayton/Corinth High School, NC 1 4 0 74 177 1 0 5
Charlotte Catholic High School 0 5 0 37 125 1 1 2
Providence High School 0 4 0 35 146 0 0 0