After taking 3rd place in Tier 2 at the Boys High School Nationals tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah, Aspetuck Valley Rugby Club defeated Simsbury HS and Greenwich HS to win the Connecticut State Championships.
The final, 20-12 over Greenwich, was considered something of an upset, as Greenwich has generally dominated the Nutmeg State in HS rugby for years.
Aspetuck defeated in-state rival Simsbury 33-7 in D1 Rugby Connecticut action.
Gonzaga HS hosts the annual Gonzaga Classic this weekend and once again the event has a long list of ranked teams involved.
The last two weeks have produced two wins and three losses for the Aspetuck Valley Rugby Club in Connecticut, but don’t be fooled, that 2-3 record now has the team on the rankings radar.
Gonzaga won the Gonzaga Rugby Classic (a tournament Gonzaga hosts) for the 9th straight time this weekend, finishing off the two-day tournament with a 21-3 defeat of Fort Hunt.
Twelve Boys HS teams (as well as JV and freshman teams) from all over the East converged on Virginia for the tournament, which featured two shortened games per day for each team.