GRR: Louisiana Rugby
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.
Brother Martin earned the right to defend its Louisiana state title with a tough victory over St Paul Tuesday night in New Orleans.
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.
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.
Strake Jesuit landed a solid result in Texas with a 26-5 defeat of Cy Fair.
Senior Inside center Jake Foster scored three tries in the game and senior flyhalf Marc Arsham had an excellent game kicking for touch, getting his side on the front foot, and kicking from the tee (3-for-4 on conversions).