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Panthers teams post rugby wins over Rugrats in wet conditions
The Glace Bay Panthers rugby teams pulled a pair of victories out of muck and mire on Monday.
In the cold, wet and muddy conditions at Glace Bay High School field, the hosts bested the visiting Riverview Rugrats in Cape Breton Highland High School Rugby League play.
The Panthers boys posted a 15-5 win, as Charles Warren led the way with two tries. Joe Karam added a single. Lucas Parsons replied with a single try for Riverview.
Glace Bay improved to 3-1, while Riverview dropped to 1-3 on the season.
The Panthers girls continued their unbeaten streak, posting a 10-5 victory over the Rugrats. The game was called midway through the second half due to rainy conditions.
Becca MacDonald scored both tries for the victors, while Brooklyn Rutledge added Riverview’s lone try.
Glace Bay improved to 5-0 for first place, while the second place Riverview dropped to 1-3.
Play continues on Wednesday in Glace Bay, when the Panthers girls host the Sydney Academy Wildcats (0-3) at 6 p.m.
Jeff Devoe of the Riverview Rugrats, left, looks to tackle Hyago Bomfim of the Glace Bay Panthers during Cape Breton Highland High School Rugby League play Monday at Glace Bay High School field. The Panthers won the game, 15-5.