Jesuit defeated Lamorinda 59-29 Saturday to clinch 1st in Rugby NorCal's Premier 1 conference.
Jesuit of Sacramento ran out winners in an intriguing Northern California matchup, taking CK McClatchy 35-19 Saturday.
The rain in California left the fields muddy but it was a sunny day, making for a day where players were covered in mud that then dried on them. That slowed down both teams at times.
Northern California's Boys Premier division is all over the place as no one has been able to break away and stay unbeaten.
This week, Danville beat Jesuit in a mud-spattered rivalry matchup.
Jesuit HS of Sacramento moved to 2-0 in the Rugby NorCal Premier league after a 41-10 defeat of Granite Bay.
Meanwhile, Lamorinda put in an impressive performance to beat SFGG 30-24.
Lamo led 22-0 led by some excellent work from Oteti Vehikite and Daniel Vete. Three sophomores started for Lamorinda in flanker Liam Varela, lock Zane Saldivar, and scrumhalf Nick Pierson.
The Storer Classic college tournament is a January fixture on the UCLA campus, but the associated high school tournament is becoming the bigger event these days.
Jesuit HS of Sacramento defeated San Francisco Golden Gate 62-12 Saturday in a crossover game between th NorCal Premier and NorCal Top 5 teams.
It was a tight, contentious, and ultimately intriguing day in Northern California HS rugby Saturday.
Jesuit, Danville, and Granite Bay won in the Northern California Premier league, and two had kind of a rough time of it.
Granite Bay moved to 3-0 in the Premier League with a tough 26-19 victory over Mother Lode.
San Francisco Golden Gate won a meeting of highly-ranked Northern California teams as the #13 SFGG outfit beat #11 Peninsula Green in NorCal Top 5 competition Saturday.
Peninsula Green and SFGG won key games in Northern California's Top 5 division.
Pen Green defeated a very tough CK McClatchy team 31-12 to move to 2-0.
It took Pen Green about 20 minutes to get their game moving, but once they did, they put together some effective phase rugby.
SFGG and Granite Bay battled to a 25-25 tie on Saturday in a game that served a couple of purposes.
For SFGG, the result spelled out some reason for confidence as the league season progresses. Head Coach Tony Wells said he’s getting the culture right and the players are starting to see how much hard work goes into succeeding in Northern California.