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St. Christopher Cyclones Senior Ladies Rugby heading for OFSAA

May 24, 2012


Sarnia,On - At home, the St. Christopher Cyclones Senior Ladies defeated the Blenheim Bobcats 12 - 7 to take the SWOSSAA A-AA Girls Rugby title on Thursday.

Sammi Taraborrelli and Nicole Fox scored the Cyclones tries and Fox kicked the convert.  Erika DeBrouwer scored the Bobcats' try  and Breanne Nicholas kicked the convert.

"Both teams played really great, it was a very physical game." said Coach Mike Browne after the game "Our Girls play great all season, undefeated in league play and now SWOSSA, I can't be more prouder of these Ladies"

Co-Captains Sammi Taraborrelli and Jess Naccarto, both grade twelve students and in their final year were excited about the win. 

"I thought we played amazing, I'm so proud of everyone" said Taraborrelli "that was a really tough team, we played them before and they are a really good. This game was a clean and good game to play.  "Were really excited to win SWOSSA, this is the first time in Cyclone's history!" added Naccarto

Other players on the team include:  Samantha McCrea, Avery Daamen, Katie Kuskoff, Victoria Racine, Ally Regan, Cassie Kerrigan, Tiana Ciccarelli, Michaela Fazio, Robyn Maker, Melissa Giorgi, nBianca Sfalcin, Carolyn Doidge, Alicia Racine, Lisa Lavoie, Kelly Hayes, Alisha Renaud, Lorna Carter, Sydney Cook, Brittany Crowe, Liandra Gobin, Jamie Laing, Gabby Mauti, Lauren Mizener, Valerie Spano, Alex Wallis, Kristen Wells and Siobhan White.

St. Christopher will go to to the OFSAA championship June 4 - 6 in Ottawa.






In Petrolia the
SWOSSAA AAA-AAAA girls rugby final was played and the LCCVI Lancers fell to the Ursline Lancers 38 - 10.