GRR: Xavier HS
In a battle of the #1 single-school team versus the #3 team, Gonzaga, recently ousted from #1 status, defeated Xavier 21-20 over the weekend.
It was, as usual, a tight and contentious clash between the two squads and it went down to the final whistle.
Both coaching staffs left the game a little frustrated.
Xavier HS laid down a very impressive performance over the weekend with a 59-7 defeat of Fort Hunt.
A hugely physical game, Xavier brought some of the size and power they have in other years lacked. With some monstrous hits in the opening minutes the tone for the game was set early on and the game looked to be a grind-it-out affair.
Xavier HS laid down a bit of a marker over the weekend with a very comfortable win over Doylestown.
This from Xavier HS: Xavier has lost one of its best. Coach John Kelly, loving husband of Janine, devoted father of Seamus '09 and Sean '10, and a true Man for Others, passed away early today after a long and fierce battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
The Xavier-Greenwich rivalry is everything you want in a high school rivalry. It's between the two top programs in the Northeast..The annual game goes back to the late 1980s. Xavier is the perennial favorite, but Greenwich is good enough to pull off the upset about 1/3 of the time (most recently in an overtime win on penalty kick shootout at the 2017 Nationals). The rivalry produces intense,