In sweltering triple-digit temperatures, Rugby Maryland welcomed Bryntirion Comprehensive from Bridgend, Wales as part of the Welsh school's USA tour.
Rugby Maryland will host Bryntirion Comprehensive High School from Bridgend, Wales Thursday, July 13 at Timberlawn Park in Rockville, Md.
With a 31-16 win over West Carroll, the newly-formed Bethesda Roosters have finished their Maryland HS league at 6-0.
The Roosters have secured the #1 seed in the playoffs, with North Bay finishing 2nd.
In near perfect weather conditions, the third weekend of Mid-Atlantic High School Sevens featured the Maryland Exiles Sevens Tournament held as the opener for the important Mid-Atlantic Premier Division Match between the Potomac Exiles and the Norfolk Blues. In attendance to check out the action were former USA Eagles Chris Saint, Owen Lentz, and Tom Sanders.
Boys HS select teams from Virginia and Maryland met last week on the campus of Mount Saint Mary's in warmup games leading up to the South Regional Cup Tournament.
The Maryland Exiles shut out West Carroll to garner some revenge for an earlier loss and in doing so won the Maryland state HS club championship.
West Carroll won a very close regular season matchup, and both teams looked strong coming of their semifinal wins.
In Rugby Maryland, the MIAA crowned a champion, while the top two in the Maryland HS club competition have been decided.
Here's the latest from Maryland-area Boys HS leagues:
Here's the latest in Boys HS action from Maryland, including the Maryland Area Varsity Rugby Conference (MACRC), All-Maryland club season, and Maryland Independent Athletic Association (MIAA).
In a battle of the unbeaten teams in the Maryland HS Club league, West Carroll bested the Maryland Exiles, 27-24 this past weekend.
Gonzaga and Georgetown Prep keep winning the MAVRC conference in the DC area.
On April 6 Gonzaga handled St. John's 87-0. Last Friday, Salesianum defeated Dematha 29-18.
Gonzaga 20 - Georgetown Prep 8
With a crowd of thousands watching on, the MARVC Championship played out closer than many expected, with Georgetown Prep pushing Gonzaga to the edge.
It was 15-8 for Gonzaga until the very end of the game, when Reggie Corbin’s try put it away and won the championship 20-8 for the top-ranked single-school team.
Georgetown Prep is set to tie on Gonzaga in the MAVRC conference championship this coming weekend, after both teams won semifinals this week.
Georgetown defeated Salesianum 53-14 on Saturday, scoring two tries in the opening ten minutes, and, with James Lyons operating nicely at flyhalf, pulling away after that.