The Arena Lacrosse League East Week 6 Recaps

by Gary Groob

The Arena Lacrosse League East Week 6 Recaps

Saturday Afternoon 

Children's Arena in Oshawa 

Oshawa Outlaws 16  Whitby Steelhawks 15

The Whitby Steelhawks played three strong quarters against the Oshawa Outlaws leading 14-9 heading to the fourth quarter. The game was seemingly in hand. However, the Outlaws put together their best quarter of the season outscoring the Steelhawks 7-1 (including a six goal run to end the game) in the fourth. Gareth Haigh (4g,0a) was the hero for Oshawa scoring three big goals in the quarter, including the game winner with just 0:10 seconds left in the game.

Josh Gilray (3g,3a), Chris Attwood (3g,2a), Alec Simons (2g,3a) and Gareth Haigh (4g,0a) led the way for Oshawa, with John St. John (0g,6a) being the playmaker.

For Whitby Liam Osbourne (4g,1a), Nikolai Farrus (3g,1a) and Kale Lawrence (2g,1a) led the charge for the Steelhawks, with Matt Boissoneault (0g,4a) was the playmaker. 

The Three Stars:

1. Gareth Haigh (Oshawa)

2. Liam Osbourne (Whitby)

3. Josh Gilray (Oshawa)

Saturday Evening 

Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville 

Peterborough Timbermen 15  Toronto Monarchs 12

This was a tale of two games. The first half Toronto had the game well at hand leading 9-5 at the half, led by two goals each from Parker Pipher and Steven Portelli. The second half adjustments had the Timbermen take charge of the game, outscoring the Monarchs 10-3 for the 15-12 victory. Aaron Woods scored three times in the half with Skyler Thomas scoring twice to lead Peterborough to the win.

Aaron Woods (4g,3a), Skylar Thomas (2g,3a), Dylan Goddard (3g,1a) and Jack MacAlpine (2g 2a) led the way for the Timbermen, with Jared Downey (0g,5a) and Teio McComber (0g 3a) being the playmakers.  

Parker Pipher (3g,5a), Steven Portelli (2g,2a), Henry Follows (2g,2a) and Owen Rahn (3g,0a) led the way for Toronto, with Jordan Dance (0g,4a) and Ty Jesso (0g,3a) as the playmakers.

The Three Stars:

1. Aaron Woods (Peterborough)

2. Parker Pipher (Toronto)

3. Thomas Kiazyk (Peterborough)

**The Sunday Afternoon games at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) were postponed due to weather, and will be made up in the future.**