Next up....Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 2009 USA Rugby National Championships.
The Amazons defeated the Kent Crusaders of Washington on Sunday, May 3rd by a score of 29 to 10. Kent survived on the previous day against Northern California's Motherlode team, 5 to 0.
Kent scored a try in the first 10 minutes to take a 5 to nil lead against the Amazons. The Amazons answered back with a converted try to make it 7 to 5. Kent looked determined and came back to score another try. With the score at 10 to 7, the Amazons scored another try before the half to make the score 12 to 10 at the half. The Amazons simply pulled away in the second half. Overall, Kent could not match the physical play of the Amazons.
The Amazons now have less than 2 weeks to prepare for Nationals where they will face off against the Fullerton Lions of Southern California.