GRR: Jesuit New Orleans
Jesuit New Orleans defeated Brother Martin 33-17 Saturday to win the 2022 Louisiana state high school rugby championship.
While Brother Martin was the defending state champion, the Jesuit Blue Jays came into the game unbeaten in Louisiana action.
Jesuit New Orleans is into the Rugby Louisiana final after beating St. Paul Saturday, while Brother Martin defeated Bayou Hurricanes to set up a semifinal between Brother Martin and St. Paul.
Jesuit has been in good form all season and defeated St. Paul 34-21 even as they rested some regular starters.
Germantown toured Louisiana this past weekend and came away with a win and a tie for their 1sts and a close loss for their 2nds.
Germantown tied Jesuit New Orleans 24-24, beat Brother Martin 28-12. Their B side lost 25-14 to St. Paul.
New Orleans Jesuit continued on their way with yet another impressive showing, but perhaps a showing that was closer than the score might indicate.
The Blue Jays scored two late tries to pull away from a tenacious Brother Martin, winning 35-19 in a game that was 21-19 until the closing segment.
In a lightning shortened game on Friday, Strake Jesuit beat hosts Brother Martin 10-7 on Strakes quick tour of Louisiana.
Strake was leading by that slim three-point margin when lightning approached 18 minutes into the second half.