Gators cap undefeated season with Tier 2 rugby crown
By Fred Sherwin
of the Gloucester Gators rugby team hoist
the championship trophy over their heads after
winning the Tier 2 title on Friday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
Glouceser Gators are this year's Tier 2 varsity girls
hgh school rugby champions after shutting out the Cairine
Wilson Wildcats 17-0 in Friday's final.
took the Gators awhile to get untracked against a determined
Wildcats side, but once they got on the scoreboard with
a try from Maima Kamara in the 19th minute the result
was a foregone conclusion. They would add two more trys
and a convert in the second half despite having their
captain Beth Wesson sent off after receiving her second
yellow card of the game.
she went to the sideline, however, she gave the Gators
a 10-0 lead six minutes into the second half.
third try was scored by Katie Pickard.
Gators breezed through the regular season schedule winning
four of their five games by a comfortable margin. The
only team that gave them a challenge was Cairine Wilson
which came with three points of beating them in a 17-14
loss on May 13.
teams had a relatively easy go of it in the playoffs,
with the Wildcats blowing out the undefeated Central Division
champions from Lisgar 51-0 in their semi-final and the
Gators topping Mother Teresa 22-5 in the other semi.
6 a.m., June 7)
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