AMES - The Iowa Central rugby team scored a victory over Iowa State in a scrimmage this past weekend to begin the season.
The Tritons won, 23-14, overcoming some penalties in the early going.
After taking an 8-7 lead at the half, Iowa Central went up 23-7 before the Cyclones notched in a late try.
The B side picked up a 24-3 victory over Iowa State.
Last December, Iowa Central won the DIAA national championship over Western Michigan.