Updated: Horton girls win final game at Island rugby tournament

Jennifer Hoegg
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After their final, muddy game at the David Voye Memorial Rugby Tournament May 10 in Summerside, the Horton Griffins and Westisle Wolfverines, one of the Prince Edward  took a moment to pose before cleaning up. Submitted

The Horton High girls took home one win at the David Voye Memorial Rugby Tournament May 10 with 17-0 victory over Westisle in the consolation round. Darcy Thimot, Zoe Croke, and Emily West all scored trys for Horton and Shay Beaton kicked the convert. 

The boys lost to Hants East 35-0 in their final game at the Summerside, P.E.I., event.

Both Horton teams went 0-2 in the round robin part of the tourney May 9. The boys were soundly defeated by  Colonel Gray 49-0 and North Nova 41-0.

The girls’ matches were lost by narrower margins. The first game was a 10-5 loss to  Cobequid with Breanna Cook scoring Horton’s try. In the second game, the Greenwich school lost 12-7 to P.E.I.’s Colonel Gay. Emily West had Horton’s try and Shay Beaton had the conversion.

Read more about the tournament, which was won by the Avon View girls and the host boys' team, Three Oaks, here.

With files from Jason Simmonds

Organizations: Greenwich school

Geographic location: Summerside, Hants East

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