Harlequins and Lions take top honors in week four of the Midwest Rugby Sevens qualifier series

Two local rugby 7s tournaments were played today, the Harborfest 7s and the Firehouse 7s, a Midwest Qualifier.

The Milwaukee Harlequins took the championship Harborfest with Vince Kelly from the Quins taking the tournament MVP. This is the third consecutive championship for the Harlequins at this event.

At the Qualifier, the Chicago Griffins comfortably handled the Milwaukee Black & White to earn a place in the finals against the Chicago Lions.

The Lions took the trophy with a 21-10 victory over their cross-town rivals.

This is the first final-four finish for the Lions for the 2011 Qualifier series and the result looks to shake up the leader board.

Although results were not available for the other Midwest Qualifier held today in Pittsburgh (Steel City 7s), the teams must now shift their focus on the next Qualifier, the Lakefront 7s.