The Land Park girls team out of Northern California not only pulled off an old-fashioned upset, they did so in startling fashion.
The Sacramento Amazons are looking to defend their girls national HS club title as the Rugby NorCal season looms
Known additionally as the Sacramento Police Athletic League team, the Amazons bring a ton of power to their game. This year, they’ve added a middle-school team to help feed the program.
The 2017 National High School Girls Championships is looking for applicants for the 2017 tournament.
The April 9 NorCal matches have revealed who will be continuing on for the cup, plate, bowl, and shield this coming weekend for the Northern California Girls HS Championships. Or did they?
In girls high school rugby, Northern California is considered Amazon territory. The January Kickoff Tournament seemed to reiterate that fact, and league contenders – namely Danville and Pleasanton – played sobering games against the Sacramento side. But Saturday showed that the league title is far from decided, as Pleasanton carved out a piece of NorCal land for itself.
Does anyone like to finish 2nd? Certainly it's no fun, but the Sacramento Amazons have plenty to be proud of.
The big, powerful Amazons team did indeed lose to Fallbrook in the NIT final, but they weren't blown out (most Fallbrook opponents were), and they won an imposing Northern California league.