High School Boys
The Woodlands Boys HS team won the Boy's High School Elite Division at Bloodfest in the Austin, TX area over the weekend; the win was notable in part because Woodlands was the only non-select-side in the bracket, and took home the trophy regardless.
This follows on the Woodlands sweeping two previous 7s tournaments, making this the third tournament win this summer.
Belmont HS swept the Massachusetts state championships in D1 with wins for both the boys and girls teams this past weekend.
The Dragon's Breath 7s tournament was held this past weekend in Doylestown, PA, welcoming 40 teams from six states in six HS and youth brack
North Carolina Youth Rugby won the Tier 1 Boys bracket at the South RCT, defeating Tennessee 34-7 in the final.
NC got to the final by beating St. Louis 24-10 and the Floida Dragons 24-7 in pool play on Saturday, and thwn holding off South Carolina 13-8 in the semis.
Scores from Day One of the South RCT in Murfressbroro, TN:Boys MS
Tennessee 22-24 Georgia
Central Ohio 0-20 Florida Jaguares
Tennessee 0-34 Florida Jaguares
Georgia 20-0 Central Ohio
Day Two matchups:
Central Ohio vs Tennessee
Georgia vs Florida Jaguares
#1 vs #2
#3 vs #4
Rugby Maryland took the first tournament of the HS summer 7s season in the Mid-Atlantic, defeating West Carroll in an extremely tight final.
Comprised of players from teams that didn't field their own sevens squads, RM demonstrated solid passing and aggressive pressure defense all day.
Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN hosts the South Regional Cup Tournament this weekend.
This tournament is has three brackets, all for boys: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Middle School. Tier 1 is basically Varaity (11th and 12th grade), and Tier 2 is 9th and 10th grade.
The teams are:
The Midwest RCT kicks off this weekend.
Not to be confused with the Midwest All-Star Challenge, which is smaller and was held on this past Sunday, the Midwest RCT is one of the official USA Rugby-sanctioned Regional Cup Tournaments (for Cup read All-Star or Select Side).
The Mount Saint Mary’s University Men’s Rugby High Performance Academy finished second in the High School 7s Rugby Championship at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships May 31 through June 2 outside of Philadelphia.
Midwest teams converged on Elkhart, IN for a small all-star tournament on Sunday.
The games were designed to give players some select-side experience even if they are unable to make the trek to a more remote event.
Allegheny, Michigan, Celtic Elite (Ohio), Indy Speed, and Illinois all suited up in the Girls Varsity division.
Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Southern California defeated Rhinos Academy and EIRA Midwest Blue to win the Boys Tier 1 bracket at the Rocky Mountain Challenge.
EIRA SoCal won 38-14 and 55-15, finishing the weekend 4-0 with 123 points scored and only 36 allowed.
Rhinos Academy took 3rd, beating 5785 Blue 24-0.