GRR: St. Thomas Houston
Pelham HS of New York is on tour in Texas and started off with a nicely-taken 53-10 victory over St. Thomas in Houston Thursday.
Winter weather and an iced-up plane made for a very long travel day on Wednesday, but the Pelham team fronted up well after a relatively slow start in the rain.
Rugby Texas held its preseason Ruggapalooza event, with teams from St. Thomas HS, Cy Fair, SALT Rugby, Lamar, and West Houston in attendance.
The Dallas Harlequins Colts proved wrapped a nice bow on their conference title in the Rugby Texas North with a 51-26 defat of the Allen Eagles.
The victory meant the Colts finished 7-3, and dropped Allen to 6-3-1 for the season.
Here’s the latest from Rugby Texas.
Woodlands pulled off an impressive victory over St. Thomas 64-28. Woodlands remains undefeated, while St. Thomas may have put themselves in enough of a position for a playoff spot if they beat Memorial next week.
Cy Fair produced a big result, defeating Katy 29-25. That victory helped Cy Fair secure the West.
Katy defeated St. Pius X 40-0 to improve t0 4-2 and sit 2nd in the West. Cy-Fair won by forfeit and it 5-1. St. Thomas won a crucial result 48-17 over Lamar, and 3-4 in the East, 2nd behind the Woodlands (5-0), whose game with Kingwood was rained out.