Spartans’ juniors finish with wins

The North Thompson Spartans junior rugby team finished the season strong on Thursday, May 21.

The North Thompson Spartans junior rugby team finished the season strong on Thursday, May 21.

Coach Gabe Francis reported, “We dressed all five of our grade 8’s and two grade 9’s for a sevens match with South Kamloops and won handily.”

He noted and congratulated each of the grade 8 boys on the team who registered try’s in the win; Ryan Green, Ryan Groom, Nathan Jensen, Austin Chrystall and Cedrik Menard.

The juniors then had their third match of the season with Sahali, earning another good victory with a score of 46 to 15.  Tristan Holt scored five trys, Mackenzie Alain reportedly had multiple trys, Keanen Bromley scored one and kicked three converts.

“The cleats are hung up for the year,” said the coach, “Can’t wait to start running again next February. Great effort lads!”