The KC Jr. Blues defeated a very tough in-state opponent, holding off a comeback by= St. Louis University High to win 33-26.
This has become a huge rivalry in recent years as the two teams have played in the state final in four of the last five seasons. Without starting No. 8 Ayden Augspurg, the Blues still started well, scoring the opening two tries to lead 12-0.
The Lindenwood HS tournament returns to St. Charles, Mo. with some of the top high school teams in the middle of the USA, and will be live-streamed by www.FloRugby.com, as well.
A quick look at the HS action around the country.
In Idaho, Rocky Mountain and Eagle will play for the Idaho state championship after both won semifinals this weekend.
St. Thomas Aquinas of Kansas defeated the Kansas City Junior Blues in a local rivalry game 32-12 Saturday.
Three of the highest-ranked high school teams converged on Xavier University in Ohio over the weekend to play a three-game series.
Gonzaga HS, the #2-ranked single-school team, Kansas City Junior Blues, the #7-ranked HS club team, and St. Ignatius, the #4-ranked single-school team, met up.
Kansas City Junior Blues won the Tulsa Hooligan Rugby Tournament Sunday, defeating the Chargers out of Wisconsin 20-13 in the final.
Behind an MVP performance from flanker Mason Tasset, the Kansas City Jr. Blues won the team’s 4th-straight Missouri State Championship this weekend in Jefferson City, Mo.
The weekend was a tough one for all concerned as eight teams assembled in the state capital to play quarterfinals and semifinals on Saturday, and final placements games on Sunday.
The Kansas City Jr. Blues won the Heart of America Tournament in what was a somewhat strange finish.
On Day One of the two-day Lindenwood High School tournament, Penn HS of Indiana has looked very strong.