1:30 p.m., April 22)
St. Peter Knights return from New Brunswick with pair
of rugby titles
St. Peter Knights senior boys and varsity girls rugby
teams returned from the pretigious Rothesay Netherwood
Rugbyfest tournament in Rothesay, New Brunswick on the
weekend with not one, but two championship trophies.
senior boys team, captained by John Shaw and Ben Amoah,
swept all four of their games, giving up just one try
to win their third Rothesay title in the past five years.
Astros scored six in the first, three in the second and
two each in the third and fourth innings to give Bedard
a huge cushion -- not that he needed it.
girls, meanwhile, we're able to defend the title they
won last year led by captains Catherine Belanger and Erin
McCallan. Like the boys, they only gave up one try the
opening the tournament with a hard fought 7-0 win over
the reigning New Brunswick high school champions from
Riverview High School, they blew past James M. Hill High
School by a 25-0 score and bested St. Malachy's Memorial
High School 30-0 to earn a spot in the final where they
squeaked past Three Oaks High School from P.E.I. by a
score of 8-7.
boys team managed to outscore their opponents by a total
of 136 points to seven. After crushing Belleisle Regional
High School 63-0 in their opener, they downed Lockview
High School from Fall River, N.S. 17-0, and beat Kings
Edgehill High School from Windsor, N.S. 27-7 before thrashing
Three Oaks 29-0 for the title in the championhip match.
local high school rugby season kicks off next week with
games across the city.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business partners.)
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