Mohawks Squeeze Past Voyageurs; Axemen Win Blowout

Both Kahnawake teams in the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League were in action this weekend with far different results. The Mohawks topped the Vermont Voyageurs 15-13.

Vermont held a 6-3 lead after one period but it was then when the Mohawks exploded with seven goals in the second to tie the game up at ten. They scored two more goals than Vermont in the third period to take the victory and advance to 8-1 on the season, tied for first in the standings. Vermont fell to 3-5 for third place.

Kyle Barker led with six assists for the Voyageurs. Ethan Farrell also had six points, but five of them were goals for the former Philadelphia Wing. Greg Rogowski and Trevor Wagar each had five points as well.

Alex Kedoh Hill scored ten points, nine of them assists in the win for the Mohawks. Peter Jacobs added six while Ty Thompson had five.

Things did not go as well for the Kahnawake Tomahawks, who lost to the 8-1 Ottawa Axemen 20-1. Ottawa led 16-0 after two periods but the Tomahawks, who are now 0-9, scored once in the third in their blowout loss.

Owen Stacey scored the lone goal with the assist coming from Kahnawiio Dione. Tim Bergin led the Axemen with a nine point night. Davey Hallett picked up seven assists while Jordan Joncas had six points, five of them goals. Brett Perras played for 45 minutes and made 21 saves. The other goaltender Chris Chuback made three saves in fifteen minutes.

Ottawa takes on the Mohawks on Thursday night in a battle between the top two teams in the league.