2016 FIL U19 Men's Lacrosse Championship - AUS v ENG
AUSTRALIA 13, ENGLAND 10 | GAME SHEET: http://filacrosse.com/wp-content/them...
GAME 16: Day four contest between Blue Division rivals England and Australia.
COQUITLAM, BC – Australia led from start to finish, opening up a 4-1 first-quarter lead en route to a 13-10 win over England. England mounted an impressive effort in the second quarter to cut the lead to 8-6 at the half, using five extra-man opportunities to claw back. But Australia’s dominant play at the faceoff X and sustained possessions allowed them to hold on for the win. Australia’s Timothy Graham (10-for-13) and Sean Clarke (9-for-11) were dominant on draws.
Midfielder Brayden Panting (4G, 2A), Gordon Purdie Jr (3G, 2A), Griffin Nicholas (2G, 1A), Matthew Wood (1G, 2A), Ryan Hockey (1G), Pius Bonjui (1G), and Jordan Campbell (1G) scored for Australia, with Luke Dobson making nine saves in the win. For England, Joseph Cara (4G, 2A) was outstanding in creating space and powering by defenders. Other scoring came from Alex Russell (3G), Elliot Leonard (1G, 1A), Benjamin Page-Laycock (1G). William Hudson (6 saves) and Hal Dwobeng (5 saves) split goalkeeping duties.