Bayhawks Edge Cannons; Other Saturday Night Results in the MLL

The teams traded goals twice before Rochester secured the victory by scoring five straight goals, including three from MacIntosh.

While MacIntosh led Rochester with his six-point effort, attackman Kevin Leveille added three goals with an assist for the Rattlers, who were outshot by a 35-34 margin.

Walters led the Nationals in a losing effort by scoring three goals, including a two-point marker, with three assists while Crowley and midfielder Stephen Keogh tallied two goals each.

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Making his Major League Lacrosse debut, midfielder Will Mangan scored two goals and added three assists to lead the Long Island Lizards (5-2) to their fifth straight win, a 14-8 MLL victory over the Denver Outlaws (5-3) at James M. Shuart Stadium on Saturday night.

After opening the season with back-to-back losses, the Lizards have rebounded to win their last five games and move into second place in the MLL standings.

The Lizards took a quick 2-0 lead in the first two minutes on goals by Mangan and attackman Max Seibald before the Outlaws answered by scoring four of the next five goals for a 4-3 edge with 2:28 remaining in the first quarter.

A pair of goals by attackman Grant Catalino regained a one-goal lead for the Lizards before Denver countered by scoring four of the next five goals, giving the Outlaws an 8-6 lead with 2:16 remaining in third quarter.

But, the Lizards secured the victory by scoring eight straight goals over the final 16 minutes, including a pair of goals from Seibald.

While Mangan earned Bud Light MLL Player of the Game honors with his five-point performance, Seibald and rookie attackman Matt Gibson each added three goals with an assist. Goalkeeper Drew Adams made 14 saves for the Lizards, who outshot Denver by a 40-38 margin.

Midfielder Jordan McBride led Denver with three goals while attackman Jeremy Sieverts and midfielder Peet Poillon each contributed two goals with an assist.

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2012-06-24



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