White River senior played in national rugby camp

For the second year in a row White River High School senior Hannah Lewandowski participated in the USA Rugby National Stars and Stripes camp.

White River senior Hannah Lewandowski holds onto the ball during a game in the West Regional All-Star Tournament for the Washington Loggers this year against Oregon.

For the second year in a row White River High School senior Hannah Lewandowski participated in the USA Rugby National Stars and Stripes camp.

The camp held in Greeley, Colo. featured the top male and female high school players from across the country.

On Wednesday, July 16, the camp came to an end with final matches where the Stars and Stripes teams faced off against each other.

Lewandowski played for the Stars team. The Stars scored first in the 12th minute of the match.

Its lead didn’t last long, the Stripes scored three minutes later.

At the end of the first half, the Stripes held a 10-5 lead over the Stars.

Within seven minutes of the second half, the Stripes increased its lead to 22-5.

The Stars scored one last time but it wasn’t enough to win. The Stripes won the match 27-10.

Lewandowski plays for the Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club and is club captain.

She played for the Washington Loggers in the West Regional All-Star Tournament.

The Loggers ended the tournament in second place.

Entering her senior year, Lewandowski will look to help the club win its first ever state championship.

The club finished as runners up in this year’s championship.

After graduating high school, Lewandowski looks to continue rugby and wrestling.

Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club

With a number of players graduated, the club is currently looking to recruit new players for next season.

The off season championship finished Sunday, July 27.

Starting in late September and running through October, the club will hold rugby sessions to get new players interested.

Informational meetings will start in December followed by the beginning of the season starting in January.

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