Ross Royals remain undefeated in D4/10 rugby

GUELPH – The Ross Royals remained undefeated in District 4/10 high school rugby with another tripleheader sweep Tuesday.

The girls from Ross defeated the Orangeville Scarlet Bears 75-0 on their own field while the senior boys prevailed 56-5 over the Centre Dufferin Royals and the junior boys downed Centre Dufferin 41-12.



Ross 75 Orangeville 0

The Royals won their third game in Pool B play while Orangeville fell to 2-1-0.

Olivia Sarabura had two tries and five converts for Ross while Saneika Patterson scored three tries. Anna Bernardi also kicked five converts while single tries were added by M. Hopkins, Cassidy Gordon, Courtney Ing, C. Robinson, Kennedy Queen and Stephanie Svaikauskas.

Pool B’s regular season wraps up Thursday while Pool A is to finish its regular season Wednesday.

The two pools get together for the playoffs with the quarter-finals and semifinals set for next week and the final for May 22 at Exhibition Park.


Senior Boys

Ross 56 Centre Dufferin 5

Ross scored eight tries and all eight were converted by Calvin Fogler who also scored a try. Adam Ford and Darin Sinclair each had two tries and single tries were added by Kevin Charland, Jon Howie and Bradley McLeod.

Aiden Oliver had the try for Centre Dufferin.

Ross leads the league at 4-0-0 while Centre Dufferin is at 1-3-0 and in a three-way tie for fourth with the Centennial Spartans and Guelph CVI Green Gaels.

The regular season is to end Thursday with quarter-finals and semifinals next week and the final May 22 at Exhibition Park.


Junior Boys

Ross 41 Centre Dufferin 12

Ross received three tries from Codi Smith, two from Curtis Goldin and one apiece from Max Nixon and Sam Berry. Nixon also kicked three converts.

Aiden Mackenzie had a try and a convert for Centre Dufferin while Aidan Fernandes added the other try.

The win kept Ross unbeaten at 4-0-0 while the loss was the first of the season for Centre Dufferin who fall to 3-1-0.

The teams are to meet again Thursday at Shelburne.

The league’s regular season is to finish Monday with the semifinals set for May 16. The final is to be part of the championship tripleheader May 22 at Exhibition Park.


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