Knights defend city title, but mission far from accomplished
By Fred Sherwin
St. Peter Knights varsity girls rugby team put an exclamation
point on what has so far been a perfect season on Tuesday,
posting an emphatic 84-0 win over the Glebe Gryphons in
the city championship game, but their quest for perfection
is far from over.
year, the Knights bid for a perfect season ended with
a loss in their second game at the OFSAA provincial championships.
They went on to win their next their games including the
consolation final, but it did little to console their
year their lone goal was to get back to the OFSAA tournament
and hopefully make the final. So far so good. In their
last six games, they've outscored their opponents by a
margin of 340-15, and the 15 points were scored against
them in the same game. Take away their opening 7-0 win
over Ashbury and they've averaged almost 67 points per
game.That's an incredible stat in the sport of rugby.
challenge now is to take the momentum they've gathered
up over the past three weeks and keep it going heading
head coach Pat Thompson is confident his team is focused
and motivated on the task at hand.
first step was to win the city championship, but there's
no question the girls are looking forward to going to
OFSAA and hopefully win a medal," says Thompson.
tournament will take place June 1-3 in Mississauga.
roster: Rachel McCallan, Carolyn Williams,
Lydia Salgo, Vanessa Macias, Rachel Delaney,
Madison Doyle, Josee Lachance, Alex Clarke,
Taylor Donato, Emily Tippins, Sydney Weatherall,
Kathleen Haggarty, Emily Gray, Maryn Devine,
Silvana Castro, Kyra Cahill, Angela Bolick,
Emma Crivello, Quinn Durand, J-M Tashera,
Grace Blunden, Veronica Abou Faissal and Kaitlyn
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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