Down Below Lax captures championship in local fundraising tournament

A local squad called Down Below Lax won the Dreamcatchers Lacrosse Festival which concluded on Sunday. (Supplied Photo)

By Sam Laskaris Writer They were all playing their hearts out trying to win a championship. But members of 10 squads that participated in a local lacrosse tournament that wrapped up on Sunday were also helping out a good cause. The seventh annual Dreamcatcher Lacrosse Festival, a men’s box lacrosse tournament, concluded with a local squad dubbed Down Below Lax beating another Six Nations-based club called Frog Pond Maulers 9-6 in the championship final. All tournament matches were staged at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena in Hagersville. “We had 16 teams that wanted in,” said event co-ordinator Josh Powless. “But we could only take 10.” Powless said organizers were not able to accommodate any additional squads simply because because of time restraints at the three-day tournament. “The one day we had…

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