SIX NATIONS –The Six Nations Snipers and the Oshawa Outlaws are tied after last weekend’s Arena Lacrosse League schedule.
The Snipers and Outlaws went nose-to-nose Saturday at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) at Six Nations in a game that may be much more important that either team knows as the new league gets ready for its first playoff season.
Oshawa got on the scoreboard first at 3:44 with Mike Triolo scoring for the Outlaws. Pat Corbett evened the score for Six Nations from Shayne Adams and Torrey VanEvery.
The Outlaws got that back but Point evened the score again, at 2-2. Adams and Outlaws’ Wes Whitlow scored before the quarter ended to go into the second quarter tied at 3-3.
Oshawa exploded with five, second quarter goals to Six Nations’ one to take an 8-4 lead into the second half. Six Nations’ goal was scored by Layne Smith from Danton Miller and Craig Point.
It was 11-6 after three quarters and 14-10 for Oshawa at the final buzzer.
Adams had a big game for Six Nations with three goals and three assists for a six-point outing, while Point scored two and assisted on four for his six pointer.
Outlaws’ Dylan Goddard and Mike Triolo each cashed in three goals and two assists while the Snipers seemed to be a step behind the Outlaws all game.
This coming week’s games include Peterborough at Oshawa, Thursday, Oshawa versus St Catharines ShockWave, played at 5 p.m. at the Syl Apps Arena in Paris. The game precedes the Six Nations Snipers versus the Paris RiverWolves at 8 p.m., April 1. On Sunday the RiverWolves are at the Toronto Mararchs.
ALL STANDING W L T Pts.
Oshawa Outlaws 8 4 0 16
Six Nations Snipers 8 5 0 16
Toronto Monarchs 7 6 0 14
St.Catharines ShockWave 7 6 0 14
Paris RiverWolves 5 7 0 10
Peterborough Timbermen 3 10 0 6