Snow Bowl rugby match held

SARANAC LAKE - On Saturday, February 12, at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival the Mountaineers Rugby Football Club hosted its 43rd annual Snow Bowl. Participants included members from Mountaineers Men's club, Mountaineers Old Boys (MOB), Paul Smiths College, Plattsburgh State University, and the Adirondack Barkeaters U19 Boys RFC.

Despite knee deep snow, a spirited contest was held ending in sudden with a breakaway try by Joe Hockey during injury time.

First time rugby experiences were enjoyed by Barkeater rookies Wesley Gay, Atlas Manning, and Jake Hubbard of Willsboro, along with Louis Scaglione of Elizabethtown.

Barkeaters rugby practice begins this Wednesday and Thursday evening at the Willsboro Central School gymnasium at 7 p.m. Barkeaters Rugby is open to area teenage boys and girls. For information call 963-8555.

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