Hosts KES scored eight tries to beat Ben Vorster 54-12 on day one of their Easter festival.
Ben Vorster got an early try, but KES took control of the match with three tries through fullback Bongi Skwasha, eighthman Lwazi Monakali and hooker Micci Masussi, which gave them a 21-5 half-time lead.
KES were even more ruthless in the second half, adding five more tries via inside centre Ryan Theron (two), Masussi, flyhalf Taine Chabant and scrumhalf Anthony Russouw, before Ben Vorster grabbed a consolation score.
In other matches, Hudson Park thrashed Hentie Cilliers 53-10 with Hudson’s flyhalf Keenan Mundean scoring a hat-trick and also converted four of his side’s nine tries for a personal tally of 23 points. Queen’s College crushed Northwood 50-12, Rondebosch Boys’ beat DHS 20-8, St David’s Marist claimed a 19-15 victory over Graeme College, Kingswood College beat Parktown Boys’ 22-16 and Eldoraigne cruised past Daniel Pienaar 25-6.
Day 1 results:
Hudson Park 53 Hentie Cilliers 10
St David’s Marist 19 Graeme College 15
Kingswood College 22 Parktown Boys’ 16
Queen’s College 50 Northwood 12
Eldoraigne 25 Daniel Pienaar 6
KES 54 Ben Vorster 12
Rondebosch Boys’ 20 Durban High School 8
Day 2 fixtures (4 April):
St David’s Marist vs Durban High School (08:00)
Ben Vorster vs Eldoraigne (09:20)
Hentie Cilliers vs Kingswood College (10:40)
Daniel Pienaar vs Northwood Boys’ (12:00)
Hudson Park vs Graeme College (13:20)
Parktown Boys’ vs Queen’s College (14:40)
KES vs Rondebosch Boys’ (16:00)
Day 3 fixtures (6 April):
Hentie Cilliers vs KES Invitation XV (08:00)
Northwood Boys’ vs Graeme College (09:20)
Hudson Park vs Parktown Boys’ (10:40)
Eldoraigne vs Durban High School (12:00)
Daniel Pienaar vs Ben Vorster (13:20)
St David’s Marist vs Kingswood College (14:40)
KES vs Queen’s College (16:00)
Photo: Lisa Slooten/KES Twitter account