Snipers’ fourth-quarter efforts prove costly

Photo by Darcey Powless

By Sam Laskaris Writer The Six Nations Snipers appeared to be well on their way to evening their record at .500 this season on the weekend. The Snipers were enjoying a six-goal lead, 12-6 over the Toronto Monarchs, in an Arena Lacrosse League (ALL) contest staged Saturday. But the Monarchs rallied big time, outscoring the Snipers 10-2 in the final quarter, to register an 18-14 triumph. The match was held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville. “We played great for three quarters and then went to sleep,” said Snipers’ head coach Darcy Powless. With the loss, the Snipers, the defending league champions, saw their record fall to 4-6. With the victory the Monarchs boosted their mark to 9-2, good for top spot in the standings of the eight…

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