There were five games in Week 6 of Major Series Lacrosse action.
The league leading Six Nations Chiefs won both games they played last week; first ending the Peterborough Lakers home win streak on Thursday then coming from behind to defeat the Oakville Rock on Sunday. In addition to the game against the Chiefs, the second place Lakers picked up a win in Brooklin on Wednesday. The Redmen, also spitting games last week, won at home versus the Oakville Rock on Monday before Wednesday’s loss to the Lakers. In the only game for both squads last week, the Brampton Excelsiors dropped their ninth of the season to the K-W Kodiaks on Tuesday.
Dominating the first twenty minutes Thursday, scoring five of the Six Nations Chiefs six goals in the period, Cody Jamieson has been named Offensive Player of the Week. In addition to the five first period goals, Jamieson netted another goal in the second and four assists in Thursday’s 16-11 win in Peterborough. On Sunday, Jamieson had another goal and assist in the Chiefs’ 8-5 come from behind win against the Oakville Rock.
Also from the Six Nations Chiefs, Colin Boucher has been named Defensive Player of the Week. The MSL rookie who was named 2012 CLax defenseman of the year, was an integral part of the Chiefs’ defense in both wins last week.
For a second time this season, K-W Kodiaks Jay Thorimbert has been named Transition Player of the Week. In the purple bears’ single game last week, Thorimbert recorded two goals and two assists in an 11-4 home win against the Brampton Excelsiors.
Entering the MSL as a protected player from Peterborough Lakers Jr. A, Matt Crough has been named Rookie Player of the Week. Crough, a forward, recorded two goals, including the go ahead goal in Wednesday’s 8-6 win in Brooklin and one assist in Thursday’s 16-11 loss to Six Nations.
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