High School Girls
Does anyone like to finish 2nd? Certainly it's no fun, but the Sacramento Amazons have plenty to be proud of.
The big, powerful Amazons team did indeed lose to Fallbrook in the NIT final, but they weren't blown out (most Fallbrook opponents were), and they won an imposing Northern California league.
There are still available spots on the HHP girls team. Any interested female players should email Evan Haigh at email@example.com.
Only three years old the Pleasanton girls team won the Tier II of the Girls NIT, defeating State College, Kingston, and Morris while allwoing only three points.
The Player Rugby USA New York Academy defeated Kingston in overtime to take the 2014 New York girls state championship.
Player Rugby hammered Hamburg of the Buffalo area 62-10 in Saturday's semis.
Kingston, the 2013 winners, defeated Kenmore of the Buffalo area 24-10 to make the final.
Hamburg edged Kenmore 10-5 for third.
The Capital High girls won their third Idaho state championship in a row defeating, The Centennial Furies 55-0 in the final.
The Eagles completed their third undefeated season outscoring opponents 474-22 and giving up only one first-half try all season.
Historical Champions in the Girls NIT.
In 2000, a group of girls HS team got together to host their own national championship. They did this for eight years before USA Rugby took the competition under their organization. The USA Rugby Girls National Championship lasted for four season, 2008-2011, before USA Rugby made it a National Invitational tournament in 2012.
Kent 15-10 Catholic Memorial
Fallbrook 57-0 North Bay
DSHA W-L Danville
Amazons 19-12 St. Joseph's
Fallbrook 22-3 Kent
Amazons 20-5 DSHA
Catholic Memorial 45-14 North Bay
Divine Savior Holy Angels won the Midwest HS Girls title this past weekend, defeating Catholic Memorial 36-5 in the final.
DSHA has been in recent years, pushed by the likes of Catholic, Lakewood, and others, but this year there was no arguing their power.