Jr. C Warriors undefeated and lacrosse season starts

Local lacrosse roundup, including rankings

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The Brantford Warriors are off to an undefeated start in Ontario Lacrosse Association Junior C action.

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In a pair of recent matches, Brantford defeated Six Nations Stealth 10-9 in their home opener before drawing the Warriors to a 9-9 draw against the Bulldogs at Halton Hills.

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The match against Six Nations went back and forth and after the Stealth tied things up with 1:31 to go, the Warriors won the match on a Justin Brennecke goal with 1:05 to play.

Quintin Riggs led Brantford with a goal and three assists. Mitch Page (2G, 1A) and Brennecke (2G, 1A) also had big games, while Braedon Mair (1G, 1A), Griffen Christilaw (2G) and Brendan Keogh (1G, 1A) each recorded two points.

Trent Schertzing also scored for the Warriors, who were led to victory by a 33 save performance from Jack Forbes.

Mair (2G, 2A), Page (1G, 3A) and Keegan Jackson (2G, 2A) were the leaders against Halton Hills. Riggs (2G) and Rowan Edwards (2A) got a pair of points as Cohen Visheau and Colten King rounded out the scoring.

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Brendan Hunter played goal for Brantford.

Junior B

Six Nations Rebels

The Six Nations Rebels are 1-2 to start the season.

Six Nations lost 10-6 to St. Catharines Athletics in the season opener at home before losing 14-8 to the Bengals in Hamilton.

The Rebels defeated the Owen Sound North Stars 14-5 at home for their first win of 2024.

Dalen Burning leads the Rebels in scoring with 14 points (4G, 10A) with Joe Connelly Squire (6G, 7A) and Will Rowe (6G, 4A) close behind. Chaz Hill (6G, 2A) also made a big contribution offensively.

Ryder Johnson has the lone win in goal.

Junior C

Six Nations stealth

The Six Nations Stealth have had a difficult start to the season, losing their first two games.

Six Nations was due to play Fergus at Center Wellington late on Thursday.

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After being defeated 10-9 by Brantford on the road in their opener, the Stealth were defeated 11-3 at home by the Orangeville Northmen in their second match.

Brian LaForme (5G, 1A) and Tylan Hill (2G, 4A) are the only Six Nations players with more than two points.

Major Series Lacrosse

Leaders of six nations

Six Nations and the rest of MSL have seen a boost in teams.

After playing with five teams a year ago, the league now consists of seven teams, with Owen Sound and Oakville joining again.

The defending Mann Cup Canadian champion Chiefs open their season against the Owen Sound North Stars on May 20 at Iroquois Lacrosse Arena at 8 p.m.

Junior A

Arrows of six countries

The Arrows will prepare for their season opener at home later this month.

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After exiting the play-offs in the first round a year ago, Six Nations will look to bounce back when they play St. Catharines Athletics in the season opener.

That game will take place on May 20 at 4:00 PM at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena

Senior B

Rivermen of six nations

Six Nations was due to open its season on the road on Friday.

The Rivermen face the Brooklin Merchants for Game 1 of their season on Friday at 8 p.m. Six Nations will play its first home match against the Merchants on May 4 at 8pm.

After missing last year’s Canadian Presidents Cup national championship tournament, the Rivermen are hoping to bounce back and add to the bronze they won in 2022 and the gold from 2019.


Upcoming Chiefs games

May 20: Owen Sound at Six Nations, 8 p.m

Upcoming Arrows games

May 20: Burlington at Six Nations, 4 p.m

May 24: Six Nations in Peterborough, 8pm

May 26: Oakville at Six Nations, 7 p.m

Upcoming Rivermen games

Friday: Six Nations at Brooklin, 8 p.m

Saturday: Brooklin at Six Nations, 8 p.m

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