Last Minute Try Not Enough for Tulsa to Topples the Reds
Busy week in the Red River as teams are continuing to push for a strong finish to the season.
It was a back and forth affair between Dallas Rugby D2 and Tulsa Rugby. Dallas Rugby held on to defeat Tulsa 20-19.
Greg Thomspon scored the opening try for Dallas in the 23rd minute, to take an early 5-0 lead.
Two minutes later Taylor Watkins evened up the score for Tulsa with a try of his own. Louis Vuocolo made his conversion that put Tulsa ahead 7-5.
In the 33rd minute Olly Laseinde put Dallas back up 10-7 with a try.
Two minutes later Garrett Allen responded with a Tulsa try for another lead change. Tulsa led 12-10 going into halftime.
Four minutes into the second half Thompson scored his second try of the match, giving Dallas a 15-12 lead.
The score stayed the same until the 77th minute when Michael Mena converted a try for Dallas giving them a 20-12 advantage.
In the 79th minute Lucas Turner scored a try for Tulsa and Vuocolo made his second conversion of the match. Dallas now held a 20-19 lead.
The late charge was too little to late as Dallas held on for the 20-19 victory.