GRR: Rugby Arizona
Here's a quick look at what has been happening around Boys HS rugby through the USA.
Of course our scores page article said five states were in action when really it was seven ... some stealth launching from Arizona and Georgia threw us off, but here goes regardless:
Tempe defeated in-state rivals Red Mountain in emphatic fashion Thursday night.
The Top-10-ranked Tempe beat Red Mountain 54-7.
Tempe built on last week's win over San Clemente with a workmanlike defeat of Salpointe Catholic in Arizona league play.
After a slow start, Tempe started to use its physical and elusive attackers and ran out 51-7 winners.
Some key results this weekend in Boys HS rugby, not all of them league games, but all with an influence on the rankings.
In a crossover between teams in Arizona and Southern California, Tempe defeated San Clemente in emphatic style 73-5. Tempe's powerful runners and overall pace carried the day.
May 8 saw the Rugby Arizona Boys U16 final between longtime rivals Red Mountain and Tempe, and the game did not disappoint.
In a thriller, Tempe won 38-36.