Erin rugby girls score slim win to remain unbeaten

GUELPH – The Erin Raiders remained unbeaten in District 4/10 high school girls’ rugby play as they slipped by the Wellington Heights Wolverines 12-7 Monday at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field.

Kyla Warren and Dakota Poulter each scored a try for Erin while Madi Busby kicked a convert.

For Wellington Heights, Kyla Pacheco scored the try and converted it, too.

Erin and the Bishop Macdonell Celtics are tied for first in Pool A with 3-0-0 records. They’re to meet Wednesday in Erin to wrap up the regular season.

 

Westside 42 Norwell 15

Westside Thunder scored their first win of the season as Madeline Schindler and Leah Vanderbyl each scored three tries.

Lilly Foster, Kari Kabbes and Georgia Ellison each had a try for the Varsity Reds who closed their regular season at 0-4-0.

Westside moved into a tie with Wellington Heights in Pool A as both are at 1-2-0. They’re to play Wednesday at Varsity Field to close out their regular seasons.

 

Centre Wellington 43 Bishop Macdonell 7

Maddie Hodgson was top scorer for Centre Wellington Falcons in the inter-pool match that didn’t count toward the standings.

Michaela Bite led Bishop Mac.

Ross Royals and Orangeville Bears lead Pool B at 2-0-0. They’re followed by Centre Wellington at 2-1-0, Guelph CVI Green Gaels at 1-3-0 and Centennial Spartans at 0-3-0.

 

Senior Boys

Erin 21 Centre Wellington 19

Erin Raiders moved into second place with the win.

Skylar Mawle, Jordon Tutt and Malcolm Alerdice each scored a try for Erin and Zach Bingham converted all three.

Caleb Willmets, Tyler Roberts and Spencer Dyce scored one try apiece for Centre Wellington Falcons and Ethan Kosempel converted two of them.

 

Centennial 29 Guelph CVI 27

Both teams scored five tries in the game and Centennial converted one more than GCVI.

Scoring details were not reported.

 

Junior Boys

Guelph CVI 40 Erin 0

Guelph CVI Green Gaels picked up their first win of the season with the blanking of the Erin Raiders.

Blake Forester scored five tries for the Gaels while Bennet Schmitt scored one and added a convert and Jesse Girvin and Charlie Stephens each had one try.

 

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