Since the inception of Fall 7s rugby in Utah, Herriman HS has won the series every year, and halfway through the season it looks as though that trend will continue.
Herriman HS Hawaiian champion Kahuku HS this past week in the opener for Kahuku's tour of Utah.
Herriman used some big plays and a deep bench to come back from behind for a 34-25 victory over United, in a game that was yet another classic between the two teams in Utah Youth Rugby action.
Herriman came in to the game unbeaten on the season, while United has been riding high from several quality wins from a very experienced side.
Herriman defeated East HS 38-14 in Utah action that sets the team up nicely for two tough games this week - United and Kahuku.
It was a very tight game in the first half. East did well to take care of possession and were patient in scoring two tries. Herriman tried to force the issue and made some mistakes, and it was evident they were a bit slow coming back from spring break.
Herriman held onto its top 5 ranking with a defeat of #9 Snow Canyon Saturday in Utah Youth Rugby action.
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Herriman opened up its Utah Youth Rugby league season with two victories last week.
The Annual Ra Puriri Invitational took place this weekend at Snow Canyon High School in St.
Heading in to the Rugby Utah 2017 Fall 7s season, one would assume that 3-time defending champion Herriman would begin the year as favorites; after all, the Mustangs are the only team to ever win the Utah Fall 7s series, and had dropped only two contests in the past three fall seasons.
Herriman HS opened up their season with a 29-27 loss to Highland that shook up the rankings and how most people looked at Utah's single-school league; Saturday they got some payback.
Herriman built a 40-point halftime lead and cruised to a 55-24 win over Westlake in Utah Youth Rugby league action Saturday.
With stranger than usual spring weather, consistent games have been tough to come by at times, and the Mustangs were happy to get back out on the playing field - for their first home contest of the year, no less.
Herriman defeated United 30-24 Friday in a non-league Utah Youth matchup in Alpine, Utah.