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Pacific Cup NorCal Challenge Results and All-Tournament 23

Congratulations to the 2017 Southern California Club Champion Rhinos Rugby Academy for winning the Cup Championship by beating the 2017 NorCal Premier League Runner-up Danville Oaks.  Rhinos came back from a 22-5 second half deficit to defeat the Oaks on the final play.  On Day 1 of the tournament, Danville beat Kahuku HS while Rhinos beat SFGG to set up the cup championship match.  SFGG played Kahuku on Day 2 for 3rd place.


All Matches were streamed live and are posted to our Facebook Page 


Day 1 Scores:

Danville 29-17 Kahuku

Rhinos 33-31 SFGG

Day 2 Scores: 

3rd Place Kahuku 28-19 SFGG

Championship Rhinos 29-22 Danville


All-Tournament 23

Tournament MVP: Mase Funa, Rhinos


Prop: Wes Uipi, Rhinos  @Wesuipi

Hooker: Jason Uipi, Rhinos  

Prop: Jeremy Mast, Danville  @football5252

Lock: Ulu Niutupuivaha, Kahuku  @uluamu

Lock: Ender Aguilar, Rhinos  

Blindside Flanker: AJ Alston, SFGG 

Openside Flanker: KJ Tufaga, Kahuku

8 Man: Sekope Latu, Kahuku

Scrumhalf: Austin Kikuchi, Rhinos

Flyhalf: Moses Sepoluna, Rhinos

Wing: Mase Funa, Rhinos

Inside Center: Jack Slimm, Danville  @jslimm7

Outside Center: Jason Severance, Danville  @JasonSeverance

Wing: Nikita Moysov, SFGG  @LegendaryTank

Fullback: Diego Vasquez, Rhinos

Reserve Front Row: Nick Leusing, Danville  @NickLeusing

Reserve Front Row: Joshua Allan, Danville  @JoshAllan

Reserve Front Row: Lasa Tofi, SFGG  @Flossy34

Reserve Back 5: Luke Ogburn, Danville  @LukeOgburn

Reserve Back 5: Luke Freeman, Danville  @LukeFreeman

Reserve Back: Jeffrey Breiz, SFGG  @JPeleseuma9

Reserve Back: Lauina Falatea, Kahuku

Reserve Back: Sione Mahe, Kahuku





Top RugbyRecruits Shine for Granite Bay and CK McClatchy in Season Opener

Granite Bay Head Coach Jason Divine @CoachJD led his team to a  38-26 victory thanks to top recruits Kyle Curry @gingerhawk58, Drew Sanderson @drewsanderson, Andrew Martinez  @Andrewmartinez3286, Dante Bandoni @dantebandoni, Will Nogrady @wnogrady10, and RJ Dumke @RJDUMKE.

CK McClatchy also showed well and were led by top overall recruit Inoke Waqavesi @InokeW along with Jonah Wolfe @JonahWolfe, Zach Neff @ZachNeff, Kellan Fisch @Fischkii7028, and Jacob Forget @Forget.

Full Match Report from Alex Goff



Jesuit RugbyRecruits On Display in Season Opener vs Marin

Jesuit Recruits Mason Phillips @Phillipsm18@maxsackett@JamesBayard, and Joe Marchant @jvmarchant  (St. Mary's Commit) contributed to a big season opening victory vs. rising program Marin Highlanders.

Full Match Report Jesuit 43-0 Marin


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80-89 rating
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70-79 rating
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60-69 rating
HS B side player, can play college rugby in the right situation
50 rating
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