It was a fight but the Hammerheads earned an 11-8 victory against the Cannons. Connecticut outlasts Boston in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) action.
Netminder Sean Sconone stole the show and the game for the Connecticut Hammerheads with a magnificent 22 save performance. The Boston Cannon collapsed in the second half after holding a three-goal cushion, 5-2 at the half.
It could have been much worse but Sconone made 15 saves. Ryan McNamara and Bradley Voigt scored quickly to draw the Hammerheads within one, 5-4.
The run was snuffed out when Kyle Jackson beat Sconone to stretch it back to a two goal affair. Boston started to self destruct with issues in the offensive end and made 10 turnovers.
The Hammerheads notched 2 goals in 3:23 for the margin of victory. Connecticut outlasts Boston to keep things interesting.
Boston needs a win over Denver or the Hammerheads to get the best of Chesapeake. If the Denver Outlaws and Chesapeake Bayhawks win, Boston is out of the playoffs.
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.