It’s been a wild and interesting year for Jonas Petrakopoulos, and there is certainly more interesting things to come.
Game footage of the July 16, 2016 game between the Boys HS All Americans and the British Columbia U18s.
See more on the BC tour here.
It’s hard to think of a turning point in the HS All American tour of British Columbia, given the score lines, but if there is one, it came at the end of the first half of the first game.
The Boys High School All Americans finished off their British Columbia trip with a convincing victory over the BC U18s Saturday.
On the Thursday morning after sweeping the BC select sides, the HS All Americans and Eagle Impact Rugby Academy players went down to the beach near the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology.
The High School All Americans were superbly impressive in defeating the British Columbia U18s 48-0 Wednesday at the campus of the University of British Columbia.
The HSAA team shut out their counterparts, something the players said they took great pride in.
“We really wanted that zero,” said hooker Oscar Ockomichalek. “That was more impotent to us than anything.”
USA Rugby HS All American Head Coach Salty Thompson has named his HSAA West team to travel to British Columbia to play the BC U19s.
This is a different group from the squad that toured Ontario last week. Thompson drew players from the Western regional all-star tournaments for this trip, and added in Sim Mander, a HSAA veteran who attends school in England.
Getting a disparate group of rugby players on the same page in a couple of days and playing a group that’s been training together for a little bit longer is always tough - but the High School All Americans certainly succeeded.
The Boys High School All Americans put the Ontario Blues U19 provincial select side to the sword Saturday with a convincing 38-5 result at Appleby College in Oakville, Ont.
The Boys High School All Americans pulled off an impressive win Thursday night, defeating Ontario U19s 27-14.
The USA Boys High School All Americans defeated the Ontario Blues U19 select side 27-14 Thursday at Appleby College in Oakville, Ont.