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The Oklahoma Rugby Academy won Fountain City 7s Saturday in impressive fashion. They didn’t concede a single point until the semifinal and never trailed in five matches. Heading into the final, their point differential was 169-7.

The Kansas City Blues were equally impressive throughout pool play and the quarterfinals and semifinals. They conceded only one try prior to the final – to Julie McCoy coached Little Rock in the semis.

The Blues were anchored by a solid performance from wing Kenny Scott. They worked the ball from touch line to touch line with a strong pattern, and when an overload was created, Scott did well to take advantage and score. The West 7s All Star also displayed improved defense.

ORA was led by former U20 Kelton Miller, who is in better shape now than in his days as an Oklahoma Sooner. Miller, a large, mobile athlete, broke the defensive line with apparent ease.

The final was rousing until the last whistle. ORA held a two-try second-half lead, but the Blues stormed back and dead-locked the game at 17-17 late. With tension riding high, ORA scored at full time for the 24-17 win.

Both the Blues and ORA look to parlay Saturday’s success into points at the first West qualifier tournament Saturday in Houston.

Pool Play
Blues 43-0 Northland
Wichita 17-10 Rogues
Oklahoma Rugby Academy 42-0 Islanders
Blues 2 12-7 Little Rock
Blues 38-0 Bartlesville
Rogues 31-0 Eureka
Islanders 22-0 Topeka
Little Rock 28-0 Tulsa
Northland 28-0 Bartlesville
Eureka 17-10 Wichita
ORA 52-0 Topeka
Blues 2 24-5 Tulsa

Quarterfinals
Blues 36-0 Islanders
Little Rock 21-7 Rogues
ORA 33-0 Wichita
Blues 2 15-5 Northland

Semifinals
Blues 22-7 Little Rock
ORA 42-7 Blues 2

Final
ORA 24-17 Blues