With Rugby Season Underway, EP Scorpions, Cathedral Fight through Tough Matches

Last weekend, the El Paso Scorpions tried to extend their sting across state borders, as they took on the Albuquerque Aardvarks in Rio Grande Conference play.

With twenty two minutes left in regulation, the officials called the match due to unforeseen and undisclosed circumstances. The Scorpions fell to the Aardvarks 27-7.

The Scorps now return to the practice pitch in preparation for the always-tough Fort Bliss squad.

Photo Credit: Derek Lucero

In Boy’s High School rugby, Cathedral High School beat the Albuquerque Eagles 60-11, and Rock Rugby fell to Plano 14-12. West Lake defeated Jesuit 80-0, and Quin topped Four Points 28-0.

Finally, Elsie Allen defeat Rosa Rugby 30-12 to clench their respective championship.

Elsewhere in Texas, the Men’s Senior Division was busy with various matches across the state. The Austin Blacks took on the Dallas Harlequins across D1 and D2. In D1, the Blacks topping the Harlequins 52-26, while the D2 Harlequins were beat as well 69-0. The Dallas Reds were active as well, scoring a victory against HARC 62-7.

The respective D2 units of HARC and the Reds played as well, with the Reds taking another victory 55-0. HURT and their cohort the Henchmen saw action this weekend as well, respectively facing off against Kingwood and Alamo City. Against Kingwood, the Henchmen walked away victorious 82-10, while HURT was also victorious versus Alamo City 80-15.

Katy was successful in their campaign against Woodlands 50-17, and Abilene defeated Denton 41-0.

For more nationwide and regional action, check out Rugby Recap.

Aaron Pokluda – Rugby Recap Writer | Special to the Herald-Post