Senior Falcons hold on to fourth in boys’ rugby
FERGUS – The Centre Wellington Falcons kept their grasp on the fourth and final playoff berth in the District 4/10 high school senior boys’ rugby league Wednesday as they completed the regular season with a 44-5 victory over the Centre Dufferin Royals.
The Falcons scored eight tries in the match while the Royals had one.
Centre Wellington finished at 3-3-0 while Centre Dufferin finished winless at 0-6-0.
Individual scorers were not reported.
The Falcons are to play the first-place Ross Royals (6-0-0) in a semifinal Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Ross.
Semifinal victors are to meet in the championship match next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Guelph Lakes Sports Fields.
Ross 50 Lourdes 0
Ross completed their undefeated regular season with their sixth consecutive win. Lourdes qualified for the playoffs in their first season with a third-place finish at 4-2-0.
Ely Sutton and Charlie Thurtell had two tries apiece for the Royals while Isiah Hare, Jacob Parkes, Max Leblanc, Drew McQueen, Isaac Misener and Luke Van Dam added one each.
Lourdes is to play second-place Guelph CVI Green Gaels (5-1-0) in a semifinal Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field.
Centennial 56 Erin 21
Centennial Spartans finished fifth at 2-4-0 with the win over the Erin Raiders (1-5-0).
The Spartans scored 10 tries in the match while the Raiders scored three tries.
Bobby Dowhan scored four tries for Centennial while Ethan Godinho had one try and three converts. J. Tierney added two tries while single tries were added by Lucas Medulun, Henry Buis and Nathan Laskowski.
The Raiders had three tries. Their scorers were not reported.
Junior Boys Rugby
Centre Wellington Falcons advanced to the semifinals with a 54-10 victory over the Erin Raiders Wednesday in the lone quarter-final match.
Isaac Turner struck for three tries for the Falcons while Cameron Hodgson had one try and two converts. Getting one try apiece were Gabriel Reitzel, Owen Hahn, Topher Cumming, Carson Crotty, Sebastian Blonde and Wyatt Black.
Erin’s scorers were not reported.
Centre Wellington had finished fourth at the conclusion of the regular season at 1-3-0 while Erin was fifth at 0-4-0.
Ross Royals finished first at 4-0-0, Guelph CVI Green Gaels second at 3-1-0 and Centre Dufferin Royals third at 2-2-0.
Centre Dufferin is to play GCVI Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field in one semifinal while Centre Wellington and Ross are to play in the other semifinal Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Ross.
The final is set for next Thursday at 5:15 p.m. at Guelph Lakes Sports Fields.
- Guelph Sports Journal