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360 Heat & Lakeshore Demolition Win USA Quad Rugby National Championship

April 22, 2017

360 Heat & Lakeshore Demolition Win USA Quad Rugby National Championship

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Photo: Ability 360

Doug Coil

The 2017 Wheelchair Rugby National Championship was held in the Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center April 20-22 in Phoenix, Arizona. The top 16 Wheelchair Rugby teams competed for the D1 and D2 USA Quad Wheelchair Rugby National Championship.

In the D1 Championship, the 360 Heat edged Minneapolis, while in the D2 Championship Lakeshore beat Portland 54-46.

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Photos: Ability 360 (Above Minneapolis v 360 Heat & Lakeshore Demolition)

D1 Pools

  • A: #1 360 Heat, #3 MedStar Punishers, #6 U of A Wildcats, #8 San Diego Sharp
  • B: #2 Minnesota Steelheads, #4 Shepherd Smash, #5 Seattle Slam, #7 Texas Stampede

D2 Pools

  • A: #1 Lakeshore Demolition, #3 St. Louis Spartans, #6 Grand Rapids Thunder, #8 Tampa General
  • B: #2 Portland Pounders, #4 Brooks Bandits, #5 TIRR Texans, #7 Northridge Knights

Thursday April 20

D1

  • MedStar 52-47 U of A
  • 360 Heat 56-27 Sharp
  • Minnesota 59-41 Texas
  • Shepherd 61-53 Seattle
  • MedStar 56-45 Sharp
  • 360 Heat 59-29 U of A
  • Minnesota 54-31 Seattle
  • Sheperd 47-54 Texas

D2

  • Lakeshore 51-42 Tampa
  • St. Louis 54-44 Grand Rapids
  • Portland 58-38 Northridge
  • Brooks 49-50 TIRR
  • St. Louis 47-43 Tampa
  • Lakeshore 60-51 Grand Rapids
  • Brooks 64-48 Northridge
  • Portland 63-45 TIRR

Friday April 21

D1

  • U of A 55-53 Sharp
  • 360 Heat 71-40 MedStar
  • Minnesota 54-31 Shepherd
  • Seattle 47-54 Texas
  • Pool A #3 v Pool B #4 U of A 62-44 Seattle
  • Pool B #1 v Pool A #2 Minnesota 55-46 MedStar
  • Pool A #4 v Pool B #3 Sharp 54-47 Shepherd
  • Pool A #1 v Pool B #2 360 Heat 66-36 Texas

D2

  • Portland 56-50 Brooks
  • TIRR 51-39 Northridge
  • Lakeshore 44-38 St. Louis
  • Grand Rapids 60-43 Tampa
  • Pool A #3 v Pool B #4 Grand Rapids 57-42 Northridge
  • Pool B #1 v Pool A #2 Portland 53-46 St. Louis
  • Pool A #4 v Pool B #3 Tampa 38-52 Brooks
  • Pool A #1 v Pool B #2 Lakeshore 43-37 TIRR

Saturday April 22

D1

  • 7th/8th Seattle 44-58 Shepherd
  • 5th/6th U of A 50-39 Sharp
  • 3rd/4th MedStar 67-53 Texas
  • Championship Minnesota L/W 360 Heat

D2

  • 7th/8th Northridge 33-51 Tampa
  • 5th/6th Brooks 49-50 Grand Rapids
  • 3rd/4th St. Louis 50-46 TIRR
  • Championship Lakeshore 54-46 Portland

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