Lake City Falcons girls rugby players Taylor Sager (from left) and Emma Pfleiderer attempt to chase down Carleigh Walters as she jaunts into the end zone for a try during the school’s annual Ball Gown Game.

Lake City Falcons girls rugby players Taylor Sager (from left) and Emma Pfleiderer attempt to chase down Carleigh Walters as she jaunts into the end zone for a try during the school’s annual Ball Gown Game.

Ball Gown Game raises $1,600

Beauty and grace met physicality last Thursday when the Lake City Falcons girls rugby team hosted its annual Ball Gown Game.

Beauty and grace met physicality last Thursday when the Lake City Falcons girls rugby team hosted its annual Ball Gown Game.

Decked out in dresses and gowns, fittingly on the eve of Halloween, players took to the pitch to show their support and to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Individuals and businesses in the community had the opportunity to sponsor a player, helping raise $1,600 for the CCS.

The game featured players split onto Purple and Yellow squads, where Purple marched away with a 39-17 victory.

Emma Feldinger led the way for team Purple with two tries and two conversions, with teammate Emma Pfleiderer also scoring twice. Dana Rook, Jordyn Grey and Madi Blusson each scored once.

For team Yellow Carleigh Walters ran for two tries, while Laura Pfleiderer scored once and added a conversion.