Victoria takes Game 1 in a physical affair at 100.3 The Q Centre
Victoria, BC – With an impressive defensive display, the Victoria Shamrocks took a 9-5 decision over the Maple Ridge Burrards in Game 1 of the Western Lacrosse Association Final on Wednesday night at 100.3 The Q Centre.
If the opening game was any indication, the WLA Final will be a clash of opposing styles. The Shamrocks played Game 1 like they were ready to run the Burrards into the ground, while Maple Ridge was ready to rough up the top-ranked ‘Rocks by any means necessary. Taking an early shot advantage in the first period, Victoria was able to pull in front with some extra power play time and controlled the tempo throughout to take a 1-0 series lead.