Rivermen split first two playoff contests versus Merchants

Rivermen split first two playoff games this past weekend. (Photo courtesy Marko Celic.)

By Sam Laskaris Writer The Six Nations Rivermen opened their 2023 playoff schedule with back-to-back games this past Friday and Saturday. And the Rivermen, the local Senior B men’s lacrosse squad, had drastically different results in those two outings. For starters, the Six Nations squad hit the road Friday and squared off against the host Brooklin Merchants. The Rivermen muscled their way to a convincing 14-7 victory in that match, which was held at the Luther Vipond Memorial Arena. Members of the Six Nations club, however, certainly did not like the way things transpired the following night. The Merchants downed the Rivermen in Game 2 of their best-of-five Ontario Series Lacrosse (OSL) semi-final series 8-3. Despite only scoring a season-low of three goals in Saturday’s outing, held at the Iroquois…

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