Scorpions sting Abq Aardvarks, take Santa Fe 10's

Courtesy: Derek Lucero / EP Scorpions

El Paso Rugby Club repeats as Champions

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 2:54pm

The El Paso Scorpions Rugby Club defeated  the Albuquerque Aardvarks, crowning them as champions for the second year in a row.

The Scorpions traveled to Santa Fe for the annual 10's Rugby Rournament, where they repeated as champions for the second year in a row. El Paso was perfect over 5 matches, enroute to the championship.

Before defeating the Aardvarks, the Scorpions beat first beat the NMSU Chiles 28-19, then UNM 'A Side' 53-7, followed by Hobbs / UTEP 31-7, and finally beating Santos 25-17.

All eyes now turn to the Scorpion's season opener, this Saturday against the Las Cruces Horny Toads. Game time is scheuled for 2 p.m. at Thorn Park on the city's westside.

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