Week 2 Game Review
FINAL SCORE: LAXEDOS 11 - LUMBERLAX 9
LAXEDOS (2-0) LUMBERLAX (0-2)
Down but not out
Game Two of the season saw both the Lumberlax and Laxedos severely
diminished, with a record number of players injured and ailing. The
Lumberlax still had a stronger showing with especially the Chinese
players stepping up to the plate. The game played was therefor a 5 v 5
with limited subs on the sideline, making for an exhausting game.
The first half went clearly to the Laxedos, with a ‘to the net attitude’
by Morgan Banaszek scoring a total of seven goals and one assist for her
team, throughout the game. Down two points (3 -5) at the beginning of
the second half, the Lumberlax were determined to hold off any further
advances and stage a come back. Second season player Callie Stylianou
again showed some strong ball handling skills being essential to the
attack of the Lumberlax.
The last ten minutes of the game was a volley of goals by the Lumberlax
and saw top scorer Zhou Yunjiang, add another three goals to her teams
total. Thanks to strong ball possession of the draw by her teammate Liao
Not relenting to the last second the Lumberlax were unable to close the
gap andthe final score was a 11-9 win to the Laxedos.