HS Nationals News
Somehow Royal Irish pulled it out.
Injured - one of their top players had to stop playing Saturday after he was told to remove a knee brace - the Indianapolis team held off a determined and talented Granite Bay squad to win their third national HS club title in four years.
Latest scores from the Boys HS National Championships, single-school (SS), multi-school club (MS), and Tier II (T2).
The final games will be played Saturday at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC.
In a game of tremendous drama, the Royal Irish won their third national high school club title in the last four years, using an inspiring defensive stand to hold off Granite Bay 21-15 Saturday at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC.
The Union County Mudturtles defeated Charlotte Catholic 17-5 to win the Tier II bracket a the Boys HS National Championships Saturday, capping off 3-0 weekend.
The Mudturtles were led by flyhalf “Chicken” Dabulas, who orchestrated a snappy win over Fishers in Friday’s semi, and then Saturday’s victory also.
Greenwich HS will meet Xavier HS in the consolation final of the Boys single-school national championships Saturday, after both won their second-day games on Friday.
This will be a rematch of a game played earlier this season, won by Xavier 37-36.
It’s going to be Gonzaga v Jesuit for the third year in a row in the Boys Single-School HS Championships after both won semifinals Friday at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC, but it will be a game where the teams took markedly different paths to get there.
Gonzaga survived a stirring comeback by Herriman to book a place in the Boys HS National Championships single-school final.
The Royal Irish will be in their fourth straight national HS final after the Indianapolis team defeated a hard-nosed West Shore United 30-12 Friday at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC.
Granite Bay qualified for the Boys HS National Championship club final with a hugely impressive 41-14 defeat of Utah state champion United Friday at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC.
The Boys HS National Championships is kicking off today, Thursday.
Here's a short preview: Boys Nationals Set for Thursday
Here's a link to live streaming of the event.
It was all about the drama at the Boys National HS Championships single-school quarterfinals as two games went to overtime.
Gonzaga put in a fairly workmanlike performance in dispatching St. Thomas Aquinas 29-0. Gonzaga scored relatively early, but took a while to really pull away as STA did a good job clearing their lines early.