Wando continued its run of strong results with a 17-5 defeat of South Greenville in South Carolina HS league action.
Against a big, physical South Greenville team that has already beaten Greenville convincingly and also logged wins over Charlotte Catholic, Irmo, and Knoxville, Wando showed off a pretty snappy defensive front.
Wando High School took home two state championships Saturday as their varsity side took the South Carolina DI title, and the 2nd side won the DII final.
Rugby South Carolina held their Boys HS semifinals this weekend, with South Greenville and Wando winning in the DI semis.
Wando defeated Irmo 45-10 while South Greenville edged Greenville HS 17-8.
Wando HS is now 5-0 and has clinched the #1 spot in the Rugby South Carolina boys DI league with a 29-0 defeat of Greenville.
“It was a complete performance,” enthused Head Coach Tod Shepherd, whose B team also beat Charleston in DII action. “Greenville has a good defensive team and pressured our backs and gave us a good test.”
Well over 70 boys HS rugby games are on tap for this weekend - check back for scores as we update.
Rugby South Carolina goes into its second week with Greenville HS having already recorded a key win.
Lots of rugby to be played in Boys HS action this weekend.
Wando, Greenville HS, and Columbia Area (Irmo) all won in the opening weekend of the South Carolina HS rugby season.
Greenville edged their rivals, South Greenville, 13-10, while Irmo had little trouble with Lexington 27-3.
The Charlotte Tigers defeated Wando 15-7 to move to 2-0 in the new Mid-South Independent Rugby League (MSIRL).
This is the second time that the Tigers have defeated a defending state champ - Wando won South Carolina last spring, and the other team the Tigers beat, the East Cobb Trojans, were Georgia state champs last season.
Georgia's Phoenix club battled through for a 30-26 win over Columbia Area (aka Irmo) in the third game of the Mid-South Independent Rugby League (MSIRL) this weekend.
In a game played in good conditions after some rough winter weather in the region in previous days, neither team could pull too far ahead.
A new Boys HS league is being set up in the Southeast, with nine teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia committing to play in the new competition.