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Day three of the 2018 President’s Cup continued to showcase some of the best lacrosse in the world. We had some more tight games today and great performances from guys like Blaze Riorden and Vaugh Harris.
Onondaga Redhawks 8 vs Capital Region Axemen 7
Capital region would get out to a good start as this game was pretty close all game long. Onondaga would use a big second quarter to get ahead and stay ahead. That would help aide them and get the 8-7 win.
Capital region would be led by Blake Kenny and Mark Vrandenburg. Kenny had 6 points (4G,2A) while Vrandenburg put up 2 points (1G,1A). In goal for Capital Region Brett Perras had 29 saves off of 39 shots.
Onondaga was led by Josh Becker and Chris Laurtia. Becker notched 5 points (3G,2A) while Laurtia had 2 points (2G). Ross Bucktooth racked up 35 saves off of 42 shots for Onondaga in the win.
St. Albert Miners 15 vs Oakville Titans 8
This game was written in the first period as St. Albert got off to a hot start. Oakville would start to put it together late in the game but they couldn’t overcome the deficit. St. Albert stays undefeated with this win over Oakville.
Nolan Apers and Jordan Gillis would lead Oakville in the points category. Apers had 4 points (3G,1A) while Gillis had 2 points (1G,1A). In goal for Oakville Jesse Legault played the majority of the game as he had 33 saves off of 42 shots. Craig Wende only played 8 minutes this game.
St. Albert would be led by Keegan Ball and Richard Lachlan. Ball had 7 points (2G,5A) while Lachlan put up 6 points (4G,2A). Mike Triolo, Patrick Omeara and others also made big contributions. Aaron Bold notched up 32 saves off of 40 shots in goal for St. Albert in the win.
Ladner Pioneers 16 vs Saskatoon Brewers 3
This game was clear from the start that it wasn’t going to be close. The way the Ladner dominated Saskatoon early on both sides of the floor really helped them get an keep the lead to secure the win. This win pushed Ladner to a 2-1 and Saskatoon to 0-4.
Saskatoon would be led by Cameron Simpson and Bryton Thorarinsson as both guys scored Saskatoon’s three goals. Simpson had 2 points (2G), and Thorarinsson had 1 point (1G). Louden Choptuik had 36 saves off of 52 shots in goal for Saskatoon.
Tyler Kirkby and Dylan Lacroix would be the point leaders for Ladner in the win. Kirkby had 6 points (3G,3A) while Lacroix put up 5 points (3G,2A). In goal for Ladner Zach Wickett had 25 saves off of 28 shots.
Caughnawaga Indians 15 vs Onondaga Redhawks 8
Caughnawaga got out to an early lead and they never let up. They just dominated all game long and that really helped them secure the 15-8 win. Onondaga would start to get some momentum late in the game but they just didn’t have enough in the tank.
Onondaga was led by Lee Nanticoke and Chris Laurtia. Nanticoke put up 5 points (2G,3A) while Laurtia had 4 points (3G,1A). Cameron Seneca, LeroyHalftown, and Josh Becker also played well as they had 3 points a piece. In goal for Onondaga Ross Bucktooth and Edmund Cathers split time.
For Caughnawaga Blaze Riorden and Vaugh Harris were their leaders as they contributed big time. Riorden and Harris each put up 5 points with 5 goals a piece. Jacob Ruest also had 5 points (1G,4A). In goal for Caughnawaga Brandon Miller had 39 saves off of 47 shots.
St. Albert Miners 10 vs Nanaimo Timbermen 5
St. Albert stays undefeated after defeating Nanaimo 10-5 during the night cap on Tuesday. This game started off pretty tight but St. Albert would eventually pull away late in the game to secure the five goal win.
Sam Postma would lead Nanaimo with 2 points (2G). Cayle Ratcliff also had 2 points (1G,1A) for Nanaimo. Nick Patterson had 41 saves off of 51 shots in goal for Nanaimo.
For St. Albert they were led by Richard Lachlan and Keegan Ball. Lachlan had 5 points (3G,2A) while Ball put up 6 points (1G,5A). In goal Aaron Bold had 40 saves off of 45 shots in the win.