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HS All-Americans Split Series with Ontario U18

The U.S. Boys’ High School All-American Rugby Team wrapped up their summer assembly with a two-match series against the Ontario Under-18s over the 4th of July weekend. 
 
On July 3, the U.S. lost a nail-biter, falling to Ontario 27-26. The High School All-American Team rebounded well, however, and dominated the Canadian side 46-27, just two days later, on July 5.
 
“We were able to provide 30 players an opportunity to prove their ability against a representative team that plays together on a consistent basis,” U.S. H.S. All-American Coach Scott Lawrence said. “In addition, a number of new athletes earned an opportunity to play for the U-20s going forward. 
 
We’re pleased with the identification and development achieved within the first year of the HSAA program and look forward to ushering in a new crop of young talent,” Lawrence added.


 
The USA’s wing, Madison Hughes definitely made an impression for the American side, slotting eight of 10 total conversions, while making two penalty kicks in the final match. Dallas Jesuit’s Daniel Metcalf and Highland’s Tana Afeaki also helped lead the way for the High School All-American’s scoring two tries each against the Canadians.
 
The young U.S. side travelled home yesterday following a week long assembly at Seneca College in Toronto.
 
July 3, 2010
Ontario Under-18 27, USA H.S. All-Americans 26
 
U.S. Tries: Afeaki, Sullivan, Bush, Miller
U.S. Conversions: Hughes (3)
 
U.S. Lineup
1. Drew Ohmann (Union County Lions – N.C.)
2. Joe Brady (Union H.S. – N.J.)
3. Henry Hall (Liberty H.S. – Renton, Wash.)
4. Cameron McFeely (Xavier H.S. – New York)
5. Daniel Metcalf (Jesuit College Preparatory – Dallas) *Captain
6. Michael Bush (Jesuit H.S. – Sacramento, Calif.)
7. Cody Powell (Saint Thomas Aquinas H.S. – Overland Park, Kan.)
8. Carl Hendrickson (Piedmont H.S. – Calif.)
9. Joe Sullivan (Cathedral H.S. – Indianapolis)
10. Josh Webber (United H.S. – Salt Lake City)
11. Madison Hughes (Cobham RFC/Wellington College – England)
12. Ellis Glaw (Westlake H.S. – Austin, Texas)
13. Tana Afeaki (Highland H.S. – Salt Lake City)
14. Jesse Milne (Piedmont H.S. – Calif.)
15. Zack Miller (Walton H.S. – Marietta, Ga.
16. John Hayden (Fallbrook H.S. – Calif.)
17. Christian Castro (Davis Senior H.S. – Calif.)
18. Jason DeVilliers (Katy H.S. – Texas)
19. Michael Durant (Boston College H.S. – Mass.)
20. John Gearity (Xavier H.S. – New York)
21. Brendan Murphy (Xavier H.S. – New York)
22. Adam Sandstrom (Oconomowoc H.S. – Wis.)
23. Travis Moscone (Piedmont H.S. – Calif.)
 
July 5, 2010
U.S. H.S. All-Americans 46, Ontario U-18s 27
 
U.S. Tries: Afeaki, Metcalf (2), Magie, Hall, Flynn
U.S. Conversions: Hughes (5)
U.S. Penalties: Hughes (2)
 
U.S. Lineup:
1. Henry Hall (Liberty H.S. – Renton, Wash.)
2. Travis Moscone (Piedmont H.S. – Calif.)
3. Brandon Dietz (Union H.S. – N.J.)
4. Daniel Metcalf (Jesuit College Preparatory – Dallas)
5. Pat Coleman (Xavier H.S. – N.Y.) *Captain
6. Cameron McFeely (Xavier H.S. – N.Y.)
7. Tyler Black (Colorado Springs H.S. Rugby Club – Colo.)
8. Tim O’Hara (Bellarmine College Preparatory – San Jose, Calif.)
9. Michael Durant (Boston College H.S. – Mass.)
10. Will Magie (Merchant Taylors’ School – Middlesex, England)
11. Madison Hughes (Cobham RFC/Wellington College – England)
12. Sione Hausia (Mt. Diablo H.S. – Concord, Calif.)
13. Tana Afeaki (Highland H.S. – Salt Lake City)
14. Adam Sandstrom (Oconomowoc H.S. – Wis.)
15. Tommy Flynn (Cobham RFC – Surrey, England)
16. John Hayden (Fallbrook H.S. – Calif.)
17. Joe Brady (Union H.S. – N.J.)
18. Cody Powell (Saint Thomas Aquinas H.S. – Overland Park, Kan.)
19. Michael Bush (Jesuit H.S. – Sacramento, Calif.)
20. Joe Sullivan (Cathedral H.S. – Indianapolis)
21. Josh Webber (United H.S. – Salt Lake City)
22. Ellis Glaw (Westlake H.S. – Austin, Texas)
23. Drew Ohmann (Union County Lions – N.C.)

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