Five 2-Point Goals Lead to Boston Cannons Win Over Archers

Eduardo Curros – All Lacrosse All The Time Correspondent

Welcome all to week four of the Premier Lacrosse League coming to you from Minneapolis, Minnesota. This week the reigning champions Utah Archers (2-1) dropped a 14-9 decision to the Boston Cannons 2-1. 

The Cannons scored five two-point goals to set a new PLL record for most two-point goals in one game.

First Quarter:

The Boston Cannons scored first at :26, on an unassisted goal from Matt Campbell. The Archers were quick to reply with Grant Ament scoring at 8:33. Tom Schreiber scored at 11:31 to close the scoring for the quarter with the Archers taking the only lead of the game 2-1.

Second Quarter: 

Connor Fields would open the scoring with an assist from Grant Ament at 1:34. Ryan Ambler would score a follow-up goal at 2:27, with an assist from Schreiber.

The Cannons would cut into the lead with a 2-pt goal from Campbell, assisted from Asher Nolting. Archers would reply with Mac O’Keefe at 4:51. Cannons’s Campbell would score another 2-pt goal to tie the game 5-5 at 6:47.

The Archer’s Fields would score at 10:04 for a brief lead but the Cannons would tie it when Marcus Holman scored at 10:29. The quarter would end with a 6-6 tie. 

Third Quarter:

Tre LeClair opened the scoring with a powerplay goal at :55. The Cannons’s Chris Aslanian would reply at 2:29.

Nolting would give the Cannons the first lead of the game at 5:56. Ambler would tie the game for the Archers thanks to a pass from Ament at 9:42. The Cannons would end the quarter with a lead thanks to a 2-pt goal at 11:56 by Ryan Drenner. The Cannons would lead 10-8.

Fourth Quarter:

Fields would score the only goal in the fourth quarter for the Archers at :34. The Boston Cannons would have back to back 2-pt goals from Drenner with Holman assisting at 1:52 and Aslanian with Nolting assisting at 4:28. The game would end 14-9 with the Cannons winning. 

The Archers now sit sixth in the ranking, with a record of 2-2 while the Cannons improve to a record of 3-1. 


Mike Sisselberger went 13-18 in faceoffs and Connor Kirst would out defend with 11 saves over Dobson who had 9 saves.

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Shawn Slaght
Shawn Slaght

Shawn Slaght has been a sports reporter across the Canadian prairies for over 10 years and has experience covering everything from junior hockey to World Cup skiing to all levels of lacrosse. He is the Saskatchewan correspondent for All Lacrosse All The Time.