GRR: Central Washington University
It took some doing but the DI Elite competition did get played, for the most part, and this weekend we get to see the semifinals.
Saint Mary's opened up their season after more than a year away from competition, and beat a very strong Central Washington team 38-17 in Moraga, Saturday.
The Gaels ran out to a 26-0 lead, playing their characteristic wide open game. Wing Jonathan Hackett, wing Aiden Howe, fullback Erich Storti, and Howe again went over, with scrumhalf Karl Keane getting three conversions.
Central Washington will play at Saint Mary's Saturday in a relatively hastily-prepared game that brings the Gaels back to competition more than a year after everything was shut down.
We are set for the D1 Elite women's college playoffs and the extra good news is that there's a new player in the game.
After having been unable to play any games during the comeback from the COVID lockdowns, Penn State University might ... might ... be able to get a game in to start the postseason.
Six D1A men's college teams were in action Saturday along with two other D1 programs as we saw some movement in the Mid-South and a bit of a surprise result in Washington state.Red WolvesTake Their Chances
Arkansas State defeated Davenport 41-13 to improve to 1-2 in the Mid-South and the Red Wolves did in part thanks to some key positive moments.