Belmont HS swept the Massachusetts state championships in D1 with wins for both the boys and girls teams this past weekend.
For the fourth straight year, Boston College High School won the Massachusetts Division 1 Boys title. This time, BC High faced an undefeated Belmont High School that soundly defeated the Eagles in April.
Belmont HS leads the MIAA table as the league moves into June after beating defending D2 state champion, Hanover HS, 46-12.
Here are some updates on HS Boys rugby around the nation.Massachusetts
The MIAA keeps on rolling and Belmont High is still on top. Belmont beat Lincoln-Sudbury and Xaverian Brothers to remain undefeated in the Massachusetts varsity league.
BC High defeated St. John's Prep this week in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association league, winning a rematch of the last teo state championships games.
The Massachusetts Boys HS varsity league is in ful swing, and one of the favorites, BC High, opened up with a 20-12 victory over Lincoln-Sudbury.
Both teams showed signs of rust in their first match, as there were a few handling errors, which were exacerbated by blustery conditions and cold temperatures.
Boston College High capped off a perfect season with a 60-19 win over St. John’s Prep in a repeat of the previous year’s championship game.
It's championship tournament time in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, with this the first year of an officially-sanctioned varsity rugby league in the Bay Stat.
In a repeat of last year’s semi-finals, BC High (5-0) takes on Xaverian (3-3). These two haven't met since Week 2. St. John’s Prep (5-1) hosts Belmont HS (4-2), who met in Week 4.
The inaugural MIAA season is entering the back half of the schedule in Massachusetts.
Now recognized by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association as a varsity sport, a new tournament setup will also go into effect for teams in the league.
Rather than points and a league table, any team that makes .500 will automatically qualify for the post-season.