Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Midwest Championships 2018

The Midwest Championships are this weekend at the Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Indiana.  The annual event features a schools championship, club championship, as well as an open and JV division.

The Schools Championship features 8 teams playing a quarterfinal and semifinal on Saturday and finals on Sunday.  Each team plays out the bracket for three matches to determine a final finish of 1st through 8th.

A victory for DSHA would be a record-settting 15th consecutive MW Championship.

Bracket A
CMHS^  (WI)             vs Lane Tech HS (Chicago)

Warsaw HS^ (Ind)      vs Grandville HS^ (MI)

Bracket B
DSHA^ (WI)               vs Hudson HS (OH)

St Joseph's Academy^ (OH) vs Penn HS (Ind)

The Club Bracket 
Last year The Hopkins Royals out of Minnessota won the inaugural club team championship.  This year, KC enters the competition.   As a centrally located team with few opportunities for 15s matches, they've been welcomed into the event on a trial basis.

Pool A
Hopkins (MN)
Brookfield (WI)
Walnut Hills (OH)

Pool B
Brunswick^ (OH)
Pulaski (WI)
Kansas City (MO)

Saturday
Hopkins v Brookfield
KC v Pulaski

Hopkins v WHills
Pulaski v Brunswick

Brookfield v WHills
KC v Brunswick

Open & JV Divisions
DSHA jv v SJA jv
Oak Creek^ v Perrysburg
Amherst v Penn JV
Perrysburg v DS JV
SJA jv v Penn JV
Amherst v Oak Creek^

Sunday's Matches
Schools Championship 1pm

Club Championship12pm

Schools 3rd,5th,7th  11am

Club 3rd and 5th place 10am

JV/Open  10am and 12pm

^Indicates the team will compete at the National Invitational Tournament May 18th-20th at MTSU near Nashville, Tennessee.
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