Thompson taking break from Premier Lacrosse League this year

Fan favourite Lyle Thompson taking a break (Supplied Photo)

By Sam Laskaris Writer There will be a new scoring champion in the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) this year. That’s because Lyle Thompson announced on Monday that he is taking a break from the PLL, an American-based professional field lacrosse circuit. Thompson is a member of Onondaga Nation in the state of New York but is currently living in Ohsweken. Thompson led the eight-team PLL in scoring in 2022, racking up 44 points (26 goals and 18 assists) in just nine games. The announcement he would not play in the league this season was made via the Instagram account of his PLL squad, Cannons Lacrosse Club. “I’ve dedicated the past 15 years of my life to playing lacrosse year-round,” Thompson said in his statement. “I am grateful that my love…

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