Abbotsford All-City rugby athletes named

The Abbotsford Rugby Football Club recognized the top high school players of the region earlier this month.

The Abbotsford Rugby Football Club recognized the top high school players of the region earlier this month.

Abbotsford high school rugby celebrated a successful year with the All-City Awards earlier this month.

With the help of local coaches, officials and designated club members, the Abbotsford Rugby Football Club has selected a senior boys’ and girls All-City team from nominated players from each school.

Senior Boys: Dylan Araki, Jones Belsher, Matt Calderone and Steve Michaud from Bateman; Zach Bain, Connor Byron, Chris Combs, Ali Ghafoor, Evan Johnston, Josh Long, Jake McLean, Andrew Meier, Thomas Rennie, Luke Rideout and Diego Zuniga from Yale; Aaron Brandscome, Payton Gibson, Reese Gibson, Dion Pellerin, Reuben Reardon and Cam Tomm from Mouat; and Gino Mayes, James Parker, Mike Sabourin and Rhys Sommerville from Abby Senior.

Senior Girls: Allison Appeldoorn, Tayler Bailey, Sophia Belsher, Hunter Czeppel and Morgan Ursel from Bateman; Kashish Arya ,Julianna Carter, Tausani Levale, Rachel Choboter and Trinity Pedersen from Abby Senior; Mackenzie Carson, Kanisha Clairmont, Alice Ned, Cassie Terepocki and Ariel Wiebe from Yale; Emmy Baker, Kate Baker, Kyra Lipke, Tyanna Paling and Hailey Pelliter from Mission.