Gryphon lacrosse men find scoring touch to drop McMaster

HAMILTON – The Guelph Gryphons scored five consecutive goals in the second quarter to start their run to a 12-4 victory over the McMaster Marauders in Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association play Wednesday night at McMaster’s Alumni Field.

The five-goal outburst started shortly after the host Marauders had cut the gap to a single goal at 3-2 with a power-play goal early in the quarter.

Guelph led 3-1 at the end of the first quarter, 8-3 at halftime and 10-4 at the end of the third quarter.

Mitchell Ogilvie and Zachery Luis scored hat tricks for the Gryphs while Alec Simons and Quinn Stanhope each scored twice and Ben Heidecker and James Short added single goals. Ogilvie, Simons and Joshua Toguri each had a single assist.

Mitchell Pellarin scored two of the goals for McMaster while Derrick Hastings and Yvon Boulduc also scored. Assists were awarded to Pellarin, Hastings, James Stanley and Andrew McKiel.

Cameron MacLeod was in net for the Gryphs while Nolan Clayton and Anthony Martins split time in the McMaster net.

The Gryphs are third in the West Division at 4-3 while McMaster is sixth at 2-6.

The Gryphs have three games left in their regular season. They’re to play the Laurier Golden Hawks (3-5) at Laurier Friday at 8 p.m., host the Laurentian Voyageurs (2-7) at the Gryphon Soccer Complex Sunday at 1 p.m. and play the Brock Badgers (5-1) at Brock Oct. 27 at 1 p.m.

  • Guelph Sports Journal