SIX NATIONS — Another round of Arena Lacrosse League games took place over the weekend, with the first game showing the new Oshawa Outlaws versus the Toronto Monarchs on Friday night, December 30 at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre.
The game saw a harsh lean towards the Outlaws, who defeated the Monarchs 12-7 with four first period goals, three in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth. Close to 90 penalty minutes were racked up between both sides.
The following day, Saturday, December 31, the Whitby Steelhawks took on the Peterborough Timbermen away at the Millbrook Arena.
The first period saw a 3-2 lead for the Steelhawks, while the second brought in a 6-3 lead. The third saw a 10-5 lead, and the final fourth period saw a closer 10-9 final with the Steelhawks on top, after a consistent effort from the Timbermen.
The current ALL East standings place the Outlaws on top, followed by the Steelhawks, Express, Monarchs, Bears, RiverWolves, Snipers and Timbermen consecutively.
The next ALL game to reach the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena will feature the Ohsweken Bears versus the Brampton Express at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 8. Three away matches will be held between the RiverWolves and Express, Outlaws and Steelhawks, and Timbermen versus Monarchs on the same weekend.