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MLL Week 7 Recap: What You Missed

The Lizards downed the Cannons while the Outlaws outlasted the Blaze, plus Dallas remained winless in this week’s MLL Week 7 recap.

MLL Week 7 Recap

New York Lizards – 15, Boston Cannons – 12

New York Lizards and former Brown star Dylan Molloy had four goals to lead all New York scorers in comeback against the Boston Cannons on Thursday, July 11.

The Lizards went into halftime with a three-goal deficit. However, New York would explode in the third quarter, outscoring the Cannons 7-1 to give the Lizards a 12-9 advantage. Each team would then score three more goals in the fourth quarter to secure the win for New York. New York goaltender Austin Kaut had a total of 17 saves in the winning effort.

Denver Outlaws – 18, Atlanta Blaze – 17

In a game that saw a total of 35 goals scored, Denver came out on top at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

Atlanta would reclaim the lead during the third and fourth quarters, but were unable to seal the victory as Denver midfielder Zach Currier, who grabbed a rebound off of the cage and put it in the back of the net, scored with two seconds left in regulation. Currier had been held scoreless until that point.

Chris Madalon, who has been on fire (pun intended) this season, had a 17-save performance as he kept his league-leading save total alive.

Boston Cannons – 17, Atlanta Blaze – 16

In what would be Atlanta’s second one-goal loss in regulation that went down to the wire as Boston’s backup goalkeeper Tate Boyce would make a highlight reel save on the doorstep to seal the 17-16 win for the Cannons.

The game was back-and-forth throughout the whole contest as teams traded goals and body blows, hoping to walk away with win.

The Cannons would go 2-1 on their three-game road trip and would make it to 5-2 for the season.

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Photo courtesy of the Boston Cannons

Chesapeake Bayhawks – 13, Dallas Rattlers – 11

Steele Stanwick with amass three goals and an assist, as well as Coca Cola Player of the Game honors in the Bayhawks’ win over the Dallas Rattlers. Stanwick had a hat trick during the third quarter, which proved to be the difference in the game as Chesapeake would outscore Dallas 7-4 during the second half.

Lyle Thompson also added two goals and two assists to add to his league-leading 37 points on the year. Andrew Kew, who was recently on the Lacrosse Classified podcast, chipped-in three goals and an assist in what has been an outstanding rookie season for the Oakville, Ontario native.

Dallas would remain winless on the season while the Bayhawks improved to 4-2.