Rebels are set to make history … again

HALIFAX N.S. —The Six Nations Rebels left no doubt whose game lacrosse is after annihilating the hoist Nova Scotia team 23-1 Saturday night to end the six team playdown portion of the Founders Cup with a perfect 6-0 record, to earn the right to play for their unprecedented fourth consecutive Founders Cup as the best Jr. B lacrosse team in Canada.

Earlier in the day, they handled the Manitoba Blizzard 16-2 in the 8 am game.

Along the way, they scored 118 goals in those 6 games and allowed only 20. That is kind of dominance the Rebels organization has had over all-comers after winning the Ontario Championship completing their second OLA season in a row undefeated.

Needless to say, they were the heavy favorites going into Sunday’s Medal Round in Halifax Nova Scotia where they were about to face the second best team, the Seneca War Chiefs. The War Chiefs finished the play-downs with a 4-1-1 record.

The Rebels were led by Travis Longboat, Zed Williams and Tahoka Nanticoke-Hill, all with three goals and four assists for seven point games Saturday night. Mitch Green, who was selected to the Tournament All-Star Team, scored twice and assisted on four Rebels goals. Zach Williams set up six goals while Dalton Miller scored two assisting on three. Dallas John scored three and assisted on one. Next was Jabob Bomberry with two goals and two assists, and Daniel Bo Henhawk and Tanner Baldin each with with a goal and two assists on the night. Alex Henry contributed a goal and an assist as did Tyler Longboat. Alex Martin scored as well. Chase Martin was in goal.

In the morning game, Zed Williams scored four times and assisted on one, Jacob Bomberry scored one and assisted on four while Daniel Bo Henhawk scored three and assisted on one. Mitch Green netted a goal and three assists while Alex Henry scored three times. Also contributing were Timothy Johnson (1G,2A), Josh Miller (1G,1A), TRyler Longboat (1G,1A).

The Rebels will try and complete the 2014 mission this Sunday evening at 5 pm Eastern time.


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