Championship Preview

BILL Championship..
What you want to know.

Portside (6-0, 1-0 playoffs) take the challenge of Ulman (Toyota) (3-3, 1-0 playoffs).

HOW DID THEY GET THERE?

Portside advanced with a 15-9 defeat of the Bombers.

Shaun Crow posted a 5 point night with 4 goals.

Crow was complimented with a 3 goal game from Bradley Jones.

Toyota bested True Sports, 13-12 in what arguably was the best tilt of the season.

Jordan Hall scored 6 times and had three helpers.

True Sports held a two goal advantage with just over nine minutes on the clock.

Then it would be Hall stealing center stage with four goals.

The last three came in span of 5:03 the finish the comeback and enable Toyota to advance.

HEAD TO HEAD:

It should come as no surprise that Portside won both meetings between the clubs, 15-6 and 14-10.

PLAYERS TO WATCH:

For Portside- Bradley Jones who finished with 22 goals and 25 points.

Brian Kusterer had a strong season in the nets posting a .685 save percentage, good for third in the league.

On the Toyota side, Jordan Hall had 21 goals and 31 points.

As good as Kusterer was, the Toyota tandem of Patrick Crosby and Connor Atkinson were a bit better.

Crosby would lead all netminders with a .761 save percentage with first year Atkinson posting a .711%.

This is a best of three series. Tuesday, November 30 Wednesday, December 1 and if needed Friday, December 3 all games start at 7:45 PM at William J. Myers Pavilion. 4300 West Bay Ave. an Baltimore Maryland

“The Baltimore indoor Lacrosse leagues 36th championship features Ulman vs. Portside. Looking forward to an extremely competitive Championship Series” League President, Larry Fila.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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