SIX NATIONS — After a long break, the Six Nations Jr. B Rebels have returned to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena with a new slate of players.
Their first retuning game opened with a home game versus long-time rivals, the Elora Mohawks at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. Unfortunately, the Rebels succumbed to the Mohawks 10-3 in the final on April 22. Goals came from Shako Swamp (2), and Shendon Smith.
Gaining some traction, the Rebels played their second game just two days later on April 24. They met up with the Wallaceburg Red Devils on Wallaceburg soil at the Wallaceburg Memorial Arena, coming away with a steadfast win 16-8.
Goals came from Tayton Skye, Shako Swamp, Jon Perry-Smith, Ike Whitlow, and Deeland Martin in the first period. The second saw goals from Eric Hodo Martin, Richie Albert, Shendon Smith, Deeland Martin, Layton Snowden and Blaze Becker. The third saw buries from Shendon Smith (2), Eric Hodo Martin, Jon Perry-Smith and Layton Snowden.
By April 29, the Rebels came back home for a match up with the St. Catharines Athletics. Another off-putting loss, the Rebels were shy of three goals in the final 9-6 for the Athletics.
The first period saw goals from Shendon Smith and Landon General. The second period opened for Kenny Porter, Shendon Smith, and Layton Snowden to put singles away. By the third, Landon General scored the final goal of the game.
Their third home game saw the Rebels host the London Blue Devils at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. With a resounding victory, the Rebels came out on top with an impressive score of 21-3.
The first period saw goals from Landon General (2), and Kenny Porter. By the second, Kenny Porter, Eric Hodo Martin (2), Blaze Becker, Shako Swamp, and Deeland Martin. By the third, Shako Swamp (4), Cole Powless, Eric Hodo Martin (3), Tayton Skye, and Landon General put more away to create the large deficit for the Blue Devils.
The next scheduled home game for the Six Nations Rebels falls on Saturday, May 7 at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena at 8 p.m., and will match them up agains the Owen Sound North Stars.