Carson Graham, Heritage Park and Robert Bateman Capture 2011 High School Rugby Titles
Mill Bay – The 2011 British Columbia High School Girls Rugby Association championships wrapped up on Saturday, May 28 with the Carson Graham Eagles lifting their seventh triple-A title in the past eight years.
The Eagles capped off an undefeated season with a convincing 50-0 victory over the Cowichan Thunderbirds in the grand final hosted at Brentwood College. Jessica Neilson led all scorers with 18 points, notching two tries and four converts. Dakota Conrad recorded a brace of tries, with further scores coming courtesy of Gen Bittorf, Claire Bunton, Alex McCawley and Kathlene Martin. Alex Harden tacked on a conversion to round out the scoring.
In the double-A title match, Heritage Park of Mission, BC, downed Shawnigan Lake School 3-0. Robert Bateman of Abbotsford captured the Tier Two title with a 34-0 victory over Williams Lake.
The tournament featured 24 teams from across the province competing in three separate divisions. Full results from the competition are available on www.highschoolgirlsrugby.webs.com/apps/blog/
BCHSGRA Placement Matches:
Tier 2 5th/6th place – Clayton Heights 14, Sentinel 5
Tier 2 7th/8th place – Ladysmith 45, Valleyview 0
AA 7th/8th place – Brentwood 34, Columneetza 0
AA 5th/6th place – Abbotsford vs Merritt Not reported
Tier 2 1st/2nd place – Robert Bateman 30, Williams Lake 0
Tier 2 3rd/4th place – Alberni 17, Mt Boucherie 15
AAA 7th/8th place – Moody 19, Marriott 5
AAA 5th/6th place – Semiahmoo 34, Gleneagle 5
AAA 3rd/4th place – Vanier 19, Norkam 10
AA 3rd/4th place – Tweedsmiur 15, McRoberts 7
AA FINAL – Heritage Park 3, Shawnigan Lake 0
AAA FINAL – Carson Graham 50, Cowichan 0