South Recap: Plenty of Blowouts as Teams Find Try-line With Ease
Women’s Division II:
All three of Saturday’s women’s matches took place in the Carolina/Georgia Conference.
Eno River Rugby capitalized on eight tries and four conversions to defeat Fort Bragg Rugby 48 to 38. Fort Bragg scored six tries and four conversions.
The Savannah Shamrocks hosted and defeated the Charleston Hurricanes 33 to 12. Savannah scored five tries and four conversions, limiting Charleston to two tries and one conversion.
Wrapping up the Division II Women’s matches, the Augusta Furies hosted and defeated the Columbia Bombshells 41 to 34. The Furies earned seven tries and three conversions, with the Bombshells scoring six tries and two conversions.
Men’s Division II:
In Greenville, SC, the Griffins defeated the traveling Charleston Outlaws 34 to 3. Greenville earned six tries and two conversions, and limited Charleston to just one penalty kick.
Also, on Saturday, Charlotte Rugby soundly beat the Tobacco Road Rugby 58 to 17. Charlotte scored nine tries, five conversions, and one penalty kick. Tobacco Road earned three tries and one conversion.
In the Carolinas/Georgia South subdivision, Life Running Eagles defeated the Atlanta Old White 29 to 7. Life scored five tries and conversions, and Atlanta was limited to one converted try.
The only matchup in the True South Conference took place in the North Subdivision. There, the Nashville Rugby earned six tries and four conversions to defeat the Knoxville Possums 38 to 21. Even though Knoxville successfully went three for three on penalty kicks, the club only scored two tries and one conversion in the game.
Men’s Division III:
In the Carolina subdivision of the Carolinas/Georgia Conference, Cape Fear Rugby shut out the Camp Lejeune Misfits 45 to 0. Cape Fear scored seven tries and five conversions.
In the True South’s Division III’s lone matchup, Chattanooga Rugby blew out the Gadsden Pioneers 84 to 3. Chattanooga scored 14 tries and seven conversions, with Gadsden limited to just one penalty kick.