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Over 100 South All-Stars for Vegas

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Over 100 South All-Stars for Vegas

Two All-Star organizations, USA Rugby South and the Tennessee Tri-Stars, will combine efforts to form nine teams for the Las Vegas Invitational next week.

After months of camps and events the teams are set for the LVI 7s tournaents that will begin Thursday, March 2. The South/Tri-Stars contingent will include over 100 players and a touring party of about 300.

Tour Leaders & Staff

Panther & Tri-Star 7’s Director - Mark Williams

Management & Travel - Theresa Williams

Team Trainer, Sean Borman

 

The Teams:

USA Rugby South Panthers - U 18 Girls Elite Division    
Coach Richard Boone
Lindsey Baron Tenn.
KC Byrd Tenn.
Jordyn Cedeno Tenn.
Morgan Crossfield Ga.
Hope Ellis Ga.
Morgan Freeman Fla.
Jessica Gozlan NC
Shaniah Jones Tenn.
Rebecca Luke Tenn.
Alex Wantlin Fla.
Nicole Wantlin Fla.
     
Coaches Toby Florek tflorek@farmersagent.com Richard Boone, Richard richard.boone@sth.org    
Tennessee Tri-Star Girls – Girls High School Open Division    
Coaches Toby Florek, Richard Boone    
Brooke Brown Tenn.
Kaity Camire Tenn.
Kim Dupuis Tenn.
Sophia Esmonde Tenn.
Megan Harwell Ga.
Emily Jarosinski Tenn.
JaVonii Merritt Tenn.
Alex Ozden Tenn.
Jenna Salyer Ga.
Grace Spehr Tenn.
Casey Stachler Ga.
Annabelle Van Horne Tenn.
     
     
USA Rugby South Panthers - U 18 Boys Elite Division    
Coaches Mark Williams, Daniel Pretorius    
Mo Abdullah GA
Mitchell Blair GA
Dane Cashion KS
Jaycob Forrester Tn
Jack Freixa FL
Marcelo Gutierrez FL
Jacob Kinman Tn
Connnor Lenihan MO
Sean O'Driscoll GA
Zach Rademacher TN
Jean Roberts GA
Will Shaw TN
     
     
Tennessee Tri-Star – Blue - High School Open Division    
Coaches Keith Burnett, Brian Shaw    
Jack Ambrose TN
Patrick Beacom TN
Tory Griffin TN
Aidan Riseling TN
Cameron Scherer TN
Angus Spence TN
Avery Tate TN
T Graham Walace TN
Tripp Waring TN
William Weaver TN
Jace Walter TN
     
     
USA Rugby South Panthers - Boys High School Open Division    
Coaches: Adam Massey, John Watson    
Alec Burcham IN
Case Ellis LA
Jack Gab LA
Diego Haro MO
Gabriel Kettering MO
Ty Lewis MO
Drake Roethele LA
Noah Sease IL
John Stewart MO
Sam Timmermans MO
Connor Hayes NC
Tim Voin GA
     
     
Tennessee Tri-Star – Red – Boys High School Open Division    
Coaches: Bart Butler, Jim Belli    
Nathaniel Beech LA
Hayden Coutrudo LA
Taylor Croyts GA
Adrian Davis GA
Tomas Gallo FL
Isaiah Helt MO
Colton Maurer MO
Garrett Peal TN
Peyton Sevigny TN
Cecil Walsh TN
Timothy Yeager TN
     
     
USA Rugby South Panthers – U-16 Elite Boys Division    
Coach Steve Roberts, Brett Rademacher    
Anas Abdullah GA
Austin Arnett tn
Noah Cone NC
Oliver Kennett GA
Tyrus Loveless Ga
Jake Pretorius Ga
Isaiah Rademacher TN
Justice Reeder GA
kevin Scott GA
Colton Sharit GA
Declan Wilson GA
Adam Zareb IN
     
     
Tennessee Tri-Star – U-16 Elite Boys Division    
Coaches Paul Ridler    
Brandon Buckley TN
Ryan Bullock TN
Logan Cloete Tn
Dustin Lavender TN
Eddie Lemus LA
Maxwell Mouret TN
William Newell LA
Matthew Palmer LA
Max Pleban TN
Jake Rath TN
Jack Ridler TN
Nathan Sayers GA
     
     
USA Rugby South Panthers – U-14 Elite Boys Division    
Coaches Buster Kennett, Matthew Bullock    
Brian Acklen GA
Matthew Beacom TN
Blake Bibb GA
Brendan Bibb GA
Andrew Bradshaw GA
Ian Bullock TN
Rafael Kennett GA
Sebastian Kennett GA
Drew Lusk TN
Will Mitchell GA
Dane Nelson GA
Hank White TN
     
     

 

This is just the first of a series of events for the USA Rugby South program. After Las Vegas the programs starts thinking about the Rugby Americas North (RAN) 15s championships. 

The South Panthers won this tournament in 2016 after defeating Bermuda, Trinidad, and Mexico. They are still looking for players - you must be USA-qualified and born Jan 1, 1998 or later.

15’s Camps & Events (final details TBD)

April 23rd  - North/Midwest Camp TBD – 

April 30th – Chattanooga Camp

May 13/14 – South Florida Camp TBD

June 3rd – MTSU; South All-State Competition – For State All-star Teams to prepare for the RCT

June 4th – MTSU - South Panther Camp 

July 1-2 – Final preparation Camp

July 13th -22nd - RUGBY AMERICAS NORTH (RAN) U-19 15’s CHAMPIONSHIPS; Miami, FL

 

After that will be the NAI 7s in Salt Lake City, which will be the culmination of the NAHS 7s for 2017.

NORTH AMERICAN INVITATIONAL 7s:  August 3-5th, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT