BLC scores victory over Excelsiors


The Brooklin Lacrosse club scored eight times in the third period to defeat the Brampton Excelsiors 15-9 Sunday during Major Series Lacrosse action.

 James Whiteford opened the scoring for the Excelsiors shorthanded, converting a Seth Van Schepen pass at 3:41. Luke Pilcher answered scoring off an Angus Rowding pass at 5:04.  Robert Hudson gave the Excelsiors a lead once again on the powerplay off a Josh Medeiros pass at 10:18. 


BLC exploded for three goals with Pilcher scoring his second of the game off an Owen Tapper pass at 11:28, followed by Kyle Waters converting a Kobe Hansor pass 19 seconds later. Jake Stevens scored unassisted for BLC at 12:42 chasing Caleb Slinger in favour of Cooper O’Toole from the Excelsiors net.

Jacob Saunders welcomed O’Toole to the game, scoring unassisted at 13:54. 

The second period had the Excelsiors jump out with three quick goals in less than a minute. Jeremy Searle scored just three seconds into the period off the faceoff. Curtis Goddard scored off a James Whiteford feed at 23 seconds, followed by Connor McClelland scoring just nine seconds after that. 

Angus Rowding answered for BLC off a Pilcher pass at 5:04, followed by Tanner Cook converting a Jake Stevens pass at 13:30.

Medeiros got the Excelsiors within one goal finishing a Schepen pass at 17:31.

Rowding opened the third period scoring extending the BLC lead off a Waters pass at 57 seconds, followed by Cook finishing off a Saunders feed at 8:13.  Owen Tapper continued the onslaught  converting a Rowding pass at 10:19 on the powerplay.  

Cook continued the BLC run, followed by Lucus Littlejohn converting a Waters feed at 12:43.

Erich Acton stopped the BLC run finishing off an Eric Ward pass for the Excelsiors at 15:44.

 Ward scored for the Excelsiors off a Van Schepen pass on the power-play at 17:46, but was answered by two BLC goals. Tapper converted a Littlejohn feed at 18:24, followed by Reed scoring unassisted at 18:35. 

 Steven Portelli scored unassisted for the Excelsiors at 18:55, but was answered by Max Taylor just seven seconds later.