HS 7s News
St. Ignatius won the Rugby Ohio Boys Fall 7s championships, unleashing a smart, skilled game plan that pushed aside opponents in all of the preliminary tournaments as well as the finals tournament on Sunday.
The Wildcats ended the fall 18-0, including eight shutouts and a points for-and-against of 668-58.
Waverly Shell Rock finished up the Iowa girls 7s league regular season with two more shutout wins on a cold, rainy Monday night.
WSR ended the season undefeated at 10-0, being scored upon only three times. They beat Fort Dodge 57-0 and top-three team SE Polk 12-0.
Utah Youth Rugby’s fall 7s championships produced a big surprise in the girls bracket.
Wasatch/Provo, which had struggled to find victories over Majestics and United in the early going this fall, ended up beating those opponents in the state final tournament to win it all.
Layton Christian won both the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Utah Youth Rugby Boys HS fall 7s.
Under coach Tongia Vaitki Layton Christian has emerged as a real 7s power. Layton's 2nd side was dominant in the Tier II throughout the fall.
In Tier 1 it wasn't so easy. LCA dropped a game to East HS and was chasing a very good Olympus side much of the season.
St. Ignatius is now at 9-0 after a 3-0 day at the Northern bracket of Rugby Ohio’s fall HS 7s.
The Wildcats beat Highland 25-7 and St. Edward B 48-7 before having to take on their own B side, a game they won 30-0.
"I think our defense really showed," said Aidan Miczak. "We didn’t let mistakes get into our head."