Crusaders clobber Capilanos

Chilliwack's rugby Crusaders played fast and strong in a 35-22 rout of their North Shore opponents.

The Chilliwack Crusaders gutted out a big win against a tough North Shore Capilanos squad, taking a 35-22 final.

Strong forward play by Lozzie Davies and Sheldon Batista helped the Crusaders win the possession battle, setting up the backline for several opportunistic runs.

Team captain Aaron Zimmer turned two of his runs into tries, with Davies, Batista and Ricky Hopp also scoring.

The Crusader men and women play at home Sunday at the Yarrow Sports Field. The women kick off at 11 a.m. followed by the men at 1 p.m.