The boys rugby season as soon as once more ended with Weymouth celebrating a championship.
The Wildcats rolled to a second straight Division 2 state crown, scoring slim wins over native rivals Braintree and Hanover after which pulverizing Algonquin, 57-14, in the state final.
Hanover was the one group to beat Weymouth this spring, winning a rematch of the 2022 state title game, 26-24, earlier than the Wildcats avenged that loss within the playoffs.
Weymouth’s ladies group additionally made the playoffs, shedding within the semifinals to eventual champ Belmont.
This is a take a look at our Patriot Ledger/Enterprise Rugby All-Scholastics:
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Senior from Milton scored 11 tries in 11 matches for the Eagles (2-3-1). … Led the group in meters made this season and performed fullback with depth. … A vicious runner with a capability to interrupt a number of tackles. … Needs to pursue a university diploma in pc engineering.
Senior captain was the blindside flanker for the Hawks. … He missed most of final season attributable to damage, however he got here again and have become certainly one of Hanover’s prime scorers. … Has sturdiness and elusiveness to get to any spot on the sphere. … His favourite reminiscence was the group’s first captain’s observe. … Will examine finance at Marist School.
Senior was certainly one of 5 Wamps who had been named Bay State Convention All-Stars this season. … Led Braintree (5-3) to a spot within the Div. 2 playoffs as a No. 6 seed; the Wamps fell to eventual state champ Weymouth, 28-17. … He performed the position of the final word teammate, whether or not it was passing, tackling or scoring.
Senior captain/8-man repeated because the Patriot Rugby Convention MVP amongst forwards. … Was the highest attempt scorer for the Hawks (8-1), who misplaced to eventual champ Weymouth within the Div. 2 state semifinals. … Mentioned coach Andrew McLean: “Nick has been a wonderful participant for us and has a huge impact with the ball in his palms but additionally on protection.” … Star working again in soccer. … Will play rugby on the College of New Hampshire.
Senior flanker led the Wildcats (9-1) to a second straight Div. 2 state crown. … Captain completed the season with 15 tries and 10 conversion kicks. … Scored 21 tries over two seasons. … Mentioned coach Ryan Casey: “He can do all of it in each part of the sport and is essentially the most thrilling participant to look at. His uncommon mixture of pace, energy, intelligence and want to be the very best make him an unstoppable power.” … Will play rugby at UMass-Amherst.
Senior captain/exterior heart was the Patriot Rugby Convention MVP amongst backs. … Led the Rams in tries. … Three-year starter. … He did all of it for Marshfield on each offense and protection. … Additionally stars in soccer. … Will proceed his rugby profession on the College of Michigan.
Junior fly half made 40 conversion kicks and 11 tries this season. … Captain scored six conversion kicks and three tries in a 57-14 rout of Algonquin within the Div. 2 state closing. … Helped the Wildcats end 9-1 and repeat as champs. … Made a place swap from fullback this spring. … Mentioned coach Ryan Casey: “Whereas nonetheless scoring tries, Will actually anchored this group together with his kicking. Quick, sturdy and devoted, Will is really a particular participant.”
Stockbridge was the principle shiny spot within the Wildcats’ 2-5 season as they appear in the direction of the long run. … Bay State Convention All-Star who performed onerous it doesn’t matter what the scoreboard mentioned. … Though the Wildcats confronted a rebuilding 12 months, Stockbridge helped make video games thrilling together with his competitiveness.
Senior prop was top-of-the-line front-row gamers on the South Shore. … Patriot Rugby Convention All-Star. … A 70-minute participant at almost 300 kilos. … Mentioned coach Matt Pomella: “Faster and extra agile than gamers half his dimension.” … Will play at Curry School.
Sophomore second-row/lock already has two state titles below his belt and had a breakout season this 12 months. … On protection he had an “uncountable quantity of tackles,” in line with coach Ryan Casey. … Scored 11 tries. … Casey calls his working model “a punishing nightmare for opponents.”
Tyler Ahern, Weymouth
Josh Cullivan, Weymouth
Jack Sullivan, Hanover
This text initially appeared on The Patriot Ledger: South Shore High School Rugby All-Scholastic Team
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