The West Valley Warriors continue to win rugby games in Utah and defeated a strong United team 46-21 over the weekend.
Inside center Heamasi Lutui has been a tough player to contain and No. 8 Sousa Moeai has combined nicely with flanker Ethan Manu to control the forwards.
IN a clash of two very highly-ranked teams in Utah, Herriman came back from an early deficit to defeat a physical West Valley side 27-14 on Saturday.
Herriman held onto its top 5 ranking with a defeat of #9 Snow Canyon Saturday in Utah Youth Rugby action.
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The West Valley Warriors are Utah HS Club champions, but it wasn’t easy.
Despite rolling pretty heavily through the Utah season, the Warriors faced a somewhat new-look Genesis team on Saturday for the final. West Valley had defeated Genesis 36-10 earlier in the season, but this time Genesis had a new plan.
In a clash of undefeated teams in the Utah Youth Rugby HS club league, the West Valley Warriors down Genesis.
Both teams went into the game unbeaten, but it was the Warriors that came out on top 36-10. Leading the way up front were Tevita Tauvao, Willie Loktui, Omen Moeai, Tilu Tietia, and ST Nathan.
The West Valley Warriors defeated United HS in impressive fashion on Saturday, taking down the perennial national contenders 59-26.
It was a solid performance all around by West Valley, and Head Coach Epoki Mahina said it was part of a rivalry that had run for years.
It's still early days in Utah Youth Rugby Boys HS action, but several teams are making a move.
The Utah Youth Rugby season kicks off this weekend, with nine games on the slate.
The West Valley Warriors and Herriman HS both won state championships Saturday in Utah.
The Warriors took the HS club final 45-12 over Kay Toa to finish their season 12-0, including two wins over Kau Toa and a win over well-regarded United.
It will be West Valley v Kau Toa in the final of the Utah HS club championship on Saturday after both won semifinals last week.
The regular season is coming to an end in Utah Youth Rugby, and the playoffs are looming, and if any multi-school teams are thinking about winning a state title, they best plan on getting through the West Valley Warriors.