HS Nationals News
Gonzaga is the first single-school team to win three straight national championships, holding off Jesuit of Sacramento Saturday in a single-school final that could not have been closer.
The game was the final game played at the Rugby Athletic Center, which saw virtually all of its grass rubbed away after torrential rains and 17 previous games on the main field.
Goff Rugby Report Editor Alex Goff checks in with Royal Irish co-captain Kyle Hoeper, who was a standout in last year's Boys HS club final, and scored a crucial try in this year's semifinal.
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Goff Rugby Report Editor Alex Goff checked in with Jacob Estes, the West End scrumhalf, after the team made the Tier II final of the Boys HS Rugby National Championships.
Goff Rugby Report's Alex Goff speaks with Luke Persanis and North Westall of Pelham HS about their first National Championships appearance.
Pelham opened up their tournament with a 24-14 win over South Doyle in Tier II, and then followed that up with a 22-12 win over Brownsburg on Friday to set up a Tier II final against West End on Saturday.
In a contentious, mud-splattered, afternoon of rugby, two old foes Jesuit and Gonzaga will meet up int the final of the single-school bracket of the Boys HS Rugby National Championships.
Granite Bay and Royal Irish will meet for the second straight year in the final of the Boys HS Rugby National Championships club bracket after both won semifinals Friday.
Day Two at the Boys HS Rugby National Championships is done for Tier II with West End and Pelham facing off in Saturday’s final.
The first day of the Boys HS Rugby National Championships is in the books. Here’s the rundown.
A relatively wet and chilly day, for North Carolina in May, opened up for the players at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC. And the first games were in Tier II.
The Goff Rugby Report rankings are generally pretty accurate, but sometimes they don’t hold true on major matchups.
Why? Often that’s because a team that had a couple of setbacks early in the season and those losses are still on the team’s record, but now, with injured players back or the team simply improving, they might be a better opponent.
The Boys High School Rugby National Championships kicks off on the afternoon of Thursday, May 19.
Check back here for for the schedules and scores. Below is the event program. Check that out for team profiles and previews and some history.
With this weekend's results finalizing a couple of seeds and qualifiers, here's the final list of teams and the Day One schedule for the Boys HS Rugby National Championships in Charlotte, NC.