PELHAM, N.Y. - Pelham Youth Rugby took its annual trip to Philadelphia last week to play the Pennsylvania All-Stars and stay overnight for Pelham’s annual awards banquet.
Pelham’s U13 team lost the club's first match to the Pennsylvania team, but the Under-15 team topped the Pennsylvania U-15 All-Stars 20-10 to complete an unbeaten season.
Kees Huisman and Danny Maydwell led the Under-15 boys. Woods Johnson was the key man for the U-13 team.
The following players were honored with year-end awards. Under-15 Most Valuable Player - forward: Joe Nelson U-15 MVP back: Luke Persanis U-15 best forward: North Westall U-15 best back: Whit Johnson Best newcomer - back: Ryan Killeen Best newcomer - forward: Josh Quinn/ Kevin Ndou U-15 most improved: Matt Rabinowitz. U-13 MVP forward: Jean Vigroux U-13 MVP back: Adam Razick U-13 best back: James Bristow Newcomer back: Connor Evans Newcomer forward: Nick Lapponnese U-13 most improved: Quinn Jankins
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