Palmer HS upended Monarch 22-5 Saturday in Colorado Interscholastic Rugby Association (CIRA) action Saturday, in a result that wasn't necessarily a surprise, but wasn't exactly expected, either.
Monarch was coming off a win over Valor Christian, while Palmer's opener had been canceled, so there wasn't much to go on.
Regis Jesuit opened up their CIRA season with an impressive victory over new team Valor Christian.
Regis had seen last week's opener canceled, and were certainly ready for this game.
Monarch HS started the Colorado Interscholastic Rugby Association season with a 27-5 victory over debutant program Valor Christian.
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The Majestics have been playing solid rugby throughout and beat Brighton-Wasatch in the state semifinals on Saturday, while United edged Provo to set up a United-Majestics clash next week.
On the final weekend of CIRA action in the Girls league, Summit HS won their three-game 7s series with Monarch in dramatic fashion to take the league championship.
Summit was up against Monarch, a team with exactly the same record as Summit going into the weekend.