The Glace Bay High School Panthers boys and girls rugby teams opened the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation Division 2 rugby provincials with matching records at Hub Field on Friday.
The host Panthers each finished opening day play with 1-1 records.
In girls action, Glace Bay kicked off the two-day event with a 14-5 win over Northeast Kings Education, before being defeated 17-10 by Hants East Rural High School.
Meanwhile, the Riverview Rugrats were eliminated from title contention, losing 5-0 to Millwood High School and 36-0 to West Kings, finishing the tournament with an 0-2 record.
Glace Bay will be in action Saturday morning when they play West Kings in the tournament semifinal at 10 a.m. with the winner advancing to the championship game, scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
In boys action, the Panthers were blanked 33-0 by Eastern Shore District High School in Game 1 of the tournament, before bouncing back to down Riverview 38-5 in an afternoon meeting.
Riverview (0-1) will finish the round robin portion of the tournament with a game against Eastern Shore (1-0) at noon on Saturday.
The championship game for the boys division is set for 3:30 p.m.
NSSAF Rugby Provincial Championships
Glace Bay High School 14, Northeast Kings Education Centre 5
Millwood High School 5, Riverview High School 0
Hants East 17, Glace Bay High School 10
West Kings District High School 36, Riverview High School 0
Eastern Shore District High School 33, Glace Bay High School 0
Glace Bay High School 38, Riverview High School 5
10 a.m. – Glace Bay Vs. West Kings (Semifinal)
11a.m. – Hants East Rural Vs. Millwood (Semifinal)
2:30 p.m. – Championship Game
12 p.m. – Riverview Vs. Eastern Shore
3:30 p.m. – Championship game