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FRIARS LOCK UP TOP SEED, DOLPHINS GET WIN AT HOME

The Southern Dolphins hosted rugby action in the GRFU/ISA League Saturday with the number one seeds both locking up their spots in the boys and girls divisions.

By Robert Balajadia

A windy Saturday down South was highlighted by another busy day of Rugby with the Southern Dolphins hosting action for the first time this season. The day featured an undefeated showdown between the FD Friars and Okkodo Bulldogs (both 4-0) in the afternoon while the Tiyan Titans nearly ended the ND Royals unbeaten streak in the morning games.

Friars run free in 40-7 win

The battle for the leagues top spot went to the Friars after posting a 26-0 halftime lead, stretching to a 40-0 lead with Okkodo scoring on a late-game try.

New addition Kein ‘Ghost’ Artero appears to be fitting in seamlessly into the team in just his first season of rugby. Artero’s first touch came early along the side line where he spurned four different Bulldogs on his way to the games opening try.

Tobin Perez would add to the lead moments later after taking full advantage of a dropped kick recovery from Okkodo to quickly put FD up 12-0. Perez and Artero would add another try on the day with Jose San Nicolas and Elijah Calvo also getting in on the scoring.

“He’s turning into a really intelligent player, which I’m really excited about,” said Perez on Artero, who has witnessed Artero’s abilities on the football field as well. “It’s exciting to see him tearing it up on the rugby field and he’s helping the team out as we try to get back the title.”

The Friars remain unbeaten for the fourth time in five years, but their regular season record has become an after thought with the team thinking bigger picture.

“Personally, I don’t care about the record. I’m only concern is about bringing back home that trophy for Mr. Thompson, ‘X’, Mr. Santos and Mr. Roth,” added Perez.

The Friars still have the Sanchez Sharks to play in the regular season finale, but will own the tie-breaker in point spread to remain as the top seed.

Wendy’s Players of the Game: Tobin Perez and Jose San Nicolas

Dolphins rebound vs. Bulldogs, Titans come close to tie Royals

In the girls division, the Southern Dolphins got their homecoming off to a slow start after falling to the Academy Cougars in the afternoon game. After a short break, the Dolphins rebounded to beat the Okkodo Bulldogs 10-5.

The Tiyan Titans almost played spoiler to the ND Royals songfest night after a late-game turnover negated what would have ended in a tie. ND held a 14-7 lead with the Titans getting near the try line on the games final play. Tiyan had tried to put the ball down for the potential game-tying try, but the sideline ref said the ball had went out of bounds negating the try.

TIMEVISITORSHOMEDIVISION
09:00NDHS26SHS0Girls Varsity
09:30AOLG0GWHS17Girls Varsity
10:00SSHS32GHS0Girls Varsity
10:30NDHS14THS7Girls Varsity
11:00GHS17OHS14Girls Varsity
11:30SSHS5GWHS22Girls Varsity
12:00AOLG14SHS12Girls Varsity
12:30***15min BREAK***Girls Varsity
12:45SSHS5THS19Girls Varsity
01:15SHS15OHS10Girls Varsity
02:15GWHS19THS5Boys Varsity
03:30OHS7FDMS40Boys Varsity
04:45GHS7SHS24Boys Varsity

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