GRR: Cardinal Gibbons
Boca Raton and Cardinal Gibbons will meet next weekend for the Florida state championship after both won semifinals over the weekend.
Okapi remains in 1st in the Florida HS league for the moment but the Wanderers did lost to Cardinal Gibbons this week.
three teams remain unbeaten in the Florida Boys HS league after Boca Raton, Okapi, and Cardinal Gibbons all won.
Gibbons is the only team with a perfect record, improving to 3-0 after beating the Jacksonville Wolverines 36-10. Both Boca and Okapi have one tie on their record (with each other, naturally).
In a game that turned out to be quite the upset, Cardinal Gibbons defeated the Naples Hammerheads 34-14 to win the Florida Boys High School final.
Naples had not lost all season before Saturday while Gibbons had had to pull themselves out of a 0-3-1 start, winning five straight to take it all.
It will be Cardinal Gibbons vs Naples in the final of the Florida Rugby U19 championship after those teams won semifinal games Saturday.
Naples, aka the SWFL Hammerheads, edged a rebuilding but tenacious Jacksonville team 22-19 to make it through the semifinals. For the Hammerheads this was their 7th straight victory in Florida competition and the third decided by less than a try.