GRR: Cathedral Catholic
Two close games were all we needed to see this week in the SCIRF league in Southern California, as Cathedral Catholic and St. Augustine both won tight games.
St. Augustine moved to 4-0 with a 31-24 defeat of Torrey Pines. the Saints started well, with forwards Isaac Morrill and Michael Colucci helping set the platform for a potent attacking group.
Cathedral Catholic High School senior, Miles McCormick, currently the only high school rugby player vying for a spot on the USA U20 team, was named the Cathedral Catholic Male Athlete of the Year and Winter Season MVP during the annual Cathedral Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 13.
Torrey Pines defeated Cathedral Catholic 46-7 in SoCal's Varsity Red league, pulling off an excellent display against a very good Cathedral team.
With an undefeated league record on the line, Torrey Pines needed to play well against Cathedral, and they did, hardly putting a foot wrong against their San Diego-area rivals.
La Costa Canyon Mavericks hosted the Cathedral Catholic Dons in a Southern California, single school Red division game this past Friday night.
With the demands on a high school rugby player’s time, rugby 7s has to work hard to find a place, and certainly that hard work is worth it when you find a special talent.