GRR: Strake Jesuit
Strake Jesuit faces off with Dallas Jesuit Saturday in Houston for the Rugby Texas single-school final.
Strake Jesuit put in an impressive showing in Texas, shutting out Dallas Jesuit 31-0.
Led by a strong defensive effort from No. 8 Mike Melton, looehead prop Daniel Walls, lock Nick Hernandez, and fullback Christian Bennett Strake put together a very good team performance. They secured a bonus-point win and are the #1 seed going into Texas's single-school playoffs.
Three teams are at 2-0 in the Rugby Texas Single-School league after Friday night saw Dallas Jesuit, Strake Jesuit, and St. Thomas all won.Dallas Jesuit Over Lake Travis
The Rangers scored early through Mitch Sullivan and built on that with a try from senior Neil Lancaster, both converted by Jordan Mason to make it 14-0.
In a lightning shortened game on Friday, Strake Jesuit beat hosts Brother Martin 10-7 on Strakes quick tour of Louisiana.
Strake was leading by that slim three-point margin when lightning approached 18 minutes into the second half.