Joel Wright and Bishop's won their season opener. (Photo: Heather McKeen-Edwards)
The Bishop's Gaiters opened their 2017 campaign with a 16-5 win Sunday afternoon over the Queen's Gaels.
Story courtesy Bishop's University.?
The Gaiters lacrosse squad started off their season with a bang. They sent the Queen's Gaels back to Kingston with a 16-5 win on Sunday afternoon.?
How it Happened:?
Queen's opened the scoring mid-way through the first quarter but Bishop's was quick to respond to tie it up.? The Gaiters took the lead in the second quarter with a goal by?Taren Cook
?(Rothesay N.B./Holderness School), and never let the Gaels back into the game.? They eventually won 16-5.??Xavier Perron
?(Sherbrooke, Que./Champlain-Lennoxville)?and rookie Samuel Firth each had four goals for the Gaiters.?
Perron – 4
Firth – 4
?(Sherbrooke, Que./Champlain-Lennoxville)?– 2
?(Newmarket, Ont./Sir William Mulock S.S.)?– 2
Cook – 1
?(Innisfil, Ont./Trinity Pawling School)?– 1
?(Dartmouth, N.S./Auburn Drive H.S.)?– 1
?(Port Moody, B.C./Heritage Woods S.S.)?– 1
Chris Boushy – 3
Dylan Hutchison – 2
Bishop's (1-0) will take the long bus ride to Nipissing (1-1) for a pair of games with the Lakers. The first if set for Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. and the second for Sept. 17 at 9 p.m.
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