PLL Quarterfinals Preview: Players to Watch, Keys to Victory

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The group play stage of the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) Championship Series has concluded and it is time to shift gears towards the playoffs. All seven teams make the playoffs, but the No. 1 seed, which Whipsnakes locked up on Sunday, gets a first round bye. The other six teams will face off in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.  Continue reading “PLL Quarterfinals Preview: Players to Watch, Keys to Victory”

PLL Notebook: Waterdogs Earn First Win, Two-Bombs Help Push Redwoods Past Atlas

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At the 10:42 mark in the overtime period, Steve DeNapoli found Zach Currier butt naked open on the wing in transition for the game winner, sealing Waterdogs’ first ever win as a club. Chaos’ Dhane Smith sent the game into overtime with 6.7 seconds left in the fourth, as he was left open in transition and walked right inside for the score.  Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Waterdogs Earn First Win, Two-Bombs Help Push Redwoods Past Atlas”

PLL Notebook: Whipsnakes LC Stay Unbeaten, Chrome LC Earns Bounce Back win over Waterdogs LC

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In a tightly contest Friday night battle, Whipsnakes LC was able to ride the hot hands of Joe Nardella and Zed Williams, as they took home the 12-7 victory over Chaos LC. Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Whipsnakes LC Stay Unbeaten, Chrome LC Earns Bounce Back win over Waterdogs LC”

PLL Notebook: Ament Shines in Archers LC OT Win, Whipsnakes LC Dominates Atlas LC

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With 11:06 in the overtime period, Grant Ament fed Ryan Ambler on a no look, underhanded, cross field pass for the 13-12 Archers LC victory over Chrome LC, in what was a battle of undefeated’s.  Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Ament Shines in Archers LC OT Win, Whipsnakes LC Dominates Atlas LC”

PLL Notebook: Redwoods LC Edges Chaos LC in Low-Scoring, Overtime Contest

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With just over eight minutes left in the overtime period, Sergio Perkovic rolled back and fed Myles Jones, who drew the double team and found a butt-naked wide open Ryder Garnsey down low for the game-winning score, sealing the 8-7 win for Redwoods LC in what was the lowest scoring game in PLL history. 

Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Redwoods LC Edges Chaos LC in Low-Scoring, Overtime Contest”

PLL Hands Redwoods’ Garrett Epple One-Game Suspension

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On Wednesday afternoon, The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced that Redwoods LC’ Garrett Epple had been handed a one-game suspension and a fine as a result of the incident with Chrome LC’s Matt Gaudet in Tuesday’s contest. Continue reading “PLL Hands Redwoods’ Garrett Epple One-Game Suspension”

PLL Notebook: Archers, Chrome Stay Unbeaten

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After a pretty ugly first quarter, overall, Redwoods LC held a slim 2-1 lead, with Sergio Perkovic and Kyle Harrison each finding the back of the net in the first quarter to put them ahead. However, mistakes, penalties, and an unhealthy obsession with putting Matt Gaudet, who has been a big story in the PLL since being mic’d up on Sunday where he chirped Chaos goalie Blaze Riorden and showed of his hyena like cackle, led to a very poor second half performance from Nat St. Laurent’s squad.  Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Archers, Chrome Stay Unbeaten”

PLL Notebook: Is Grant Ament vs. Bryan Costabile Lacrosse’s Newest Rivalry?

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Archers LC took the field for the first time on Monday night, taking down Atlas LC, 11-10, in a tightly contest battle.

But the biggest storyline coming out of the game wasn’t necessarily Archers reeling in the dub. No, the biggest storyline was the impressive play of Archers’ Grant Ament and Atlas’ Bryan Costabile, the No. 1 and No. 2 selections, respectively, in this year’s PLL College Draft. Continue reading “PLL Notebook: Is Grant Ament vs. Bryan Costabile Lacrosse’s Newest Rivalry?”

‘It’s a Movement Not a Moment’: Lacrosse Must Change

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This past week in lacrosse has been exhausting and one for many. Not only was it the start of the PLL Championship Series and the end to a COVID-19 impacted MLL week-long season, but it was a week of fighting for change. Continue reading “‘It’s a Movement Not a Moment’: Lacrosse Must Change”