Chiefs Rugby Club
The Chiefs Rugby Boys Varsity team ended their regular season Wednesday with a win of 44-0 over the Sycamore Spartans. Tries were scored by Jack Perillo, 2 (OHS), Lucas Eddinger, 2 (MV), John Kean (OHS), Mitch Spears (OEHS), Scott Stavron (WV), Dillon O'Neal (OHS), and 2 conversion kicks by Matthew Wagenknecht (WV). The Forward of the Match went to Reece Beyers (OHS) and Back of the Match Jack Perillo (OHS). The Chiefs ended their season with a 5 and 1 record and are #3 in the state for Division 2 Rugby! They are headed to the playoffs with the first round match at home on Wednesday, May 15th against Lake County. Kickoff is at 6:30 pm. at Go For it Sports in Yorkville IL.
In Girls Varsity action, the Chiefs won their first playoff match handily 49-0. Tries scored by Rachel Lechtenburg, 3, (MV), Dani Zarkin, 2 (WV), Cat Williamson (WV), Esme Heater (MV), Gabbi McElyea (OEHS), Tabitha Dickenson (DGN), and 2 conversion kicks by Raegan Blair (OHS). The girls are in second round playoff action on Tuesday, 5/21 against Taft HS in Chicago.
At the boys Fresh/Soph level, the Chiefs begin their first round of playoffs on Thursday, 5/16 at 6:00 p.m. against Arlington Heights as the visitors. Good luck to all of the Chiefs! Come out and support your Chiefs Rugby teams in their state-bound berths!! For schedules and more information go to www.chiefsrfc.org.