SIX NATIONS — Leading another flawless early season, the Six Nations Rebels have racked up seven wins out of seven games with no signs of slowing their momentum.
On April 26, they hosted the Owen Sound North Stars at home within the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena and kicked them to the curb with a 20-6 win.
The following Friday on May 3, the Rebels met with the London Blue Devils at the ILA and took home yet another win 3-21.
Entering the first period the Rebels earned a full eight goals with no responses from the Blue Devils, including a hatty from Wesley Whitlow and singles from Austin Giles, Sidney Powless, Weylon Abrams, Colby Martin and Tycie Cowan.
The second period allowed the Blue Devils to answer twice, but the Rebels buried four in response for their lowest scoring period. Goals came from Sidney Powless with two for a hatty, and singles from Colby Martin, Wesley Whitlow and Weylon Abrams.
As for the third, the Blue Devils responded with a final goal while the Rebels tallied up another eight. Three came from Sidney Powless, earning himself a double hat trick, with singles for Dawit Martin, Wesley Whitlow, Jesse Longboat and Marshall Powless.
Top point earners included Sidney Poles (6g, 4a), and Wesley Whitlow (4g, 2a).
The next afternoon the Rebels went to visit the Owen Sound North Stars and won with a nine point lead 13-4.
The first period was the highest scoring period, as the Rebels earned seven with only one answer from the North Stars. Sidney and Marshall Powless buried doubles, while Dayton Hill, Owen Martin and Wesley Whitlow earned singles.
Penalties were high in this match, as the Rebels earned 20 minutes in the first period alone with a 10 minute misconduct call. However, they kept control of the scoreboard.
Following into the second period, the level of scoring was slower for the Rebels than their usual fast and powerful offensive pace. Marshall Powless alone earned three goals for a hat trick and then some, while Wesley Whitlow earned a single.
The third period was likely the lowest scoring period the Rebels have had for the entirety of the season. Wesley Whitlow and Dayton Hill earned a goal each to close the game ahead by nine as the North Stars answered once.
Top point earners for this game were Marshall Powless (5g, 2a), and Wesley Whitlow and Sidney Powless (2g, 2a).
Their next home game lands on Friday, May 10 and will welcome the Welland Generals to the ILA for 8 p.m.