Tritons open with sweep of Iowa State

Tritons open with sweep of Iowa State

By: The Messenger


The Iowa Central rugby team picked up two victories on Saturday, defeating Iowa State.

The A squad won 43-5 and the B squad won 10-0.

Jabar Leopold scored two tries for the Tritons. Also scoring tries were Deionte Williams, Cole Eaton, Vanya Sturm and Elliott Finn.

Matt Barker was 5-for-6 on coversions and Ani Meteto kicked a penalty kick from 42 meters out.

"I was very happy with our defensive effort," said Iowa Central head coach Brent Nelson. "It was an outstanding effort against a very disciplined and poised Iowa State team.

"Our returnees Nate Heath, Victor Wong, Clayton Goddard and Meteto played phenomanal defense, as well as the newcomers."

Ben Holman and Andrew Harda scored tries in the B match victory.