WEEK 5 GAME RECAPS & MVP'S

BALLERS DIVISION (3rd/4th)

Game 1
Cavalier Blue - 5
Madlax Bandits - 4

N/A
MVP's: JJ Lowrance & Riggins Legler

Game 2
Madlax Stealth - 8
Cavalier Orange - 7

In the most tightly contested game of the day, Madlax narrowly edged out the Cavs in a thrilling shootout. The game was a back and forth affair, in which Madlax won the face-off battle 11/15 but couldn’t stay out of the penalty box. Goals for the Cavs came from Riggins Legler, Mason Smith, Brody Sutch, Luke North, and Chase Beaker, while Madlax’s scoring came from primarily Kai Molter, who had 4 goals to lead the way earning him MVP honors, and Oscar Boulanger, who scored the sickest goal of the game, and the game winning shootout goal.
MVP's: Kai Molter & Brody Sutch

FUTURE ELITE DIVISION (5th/6th)

Game 3
Cavalier Orange - 5
Madlax Rush - 6

In this tightly contested match-up, Madlax narrowly edged out Cavs primarily by dominating the face-off X (10/12) and winning the ground-ball battle. Madlax took a 3-0 lead through the majority of the first half with goals coming from Cru Molter, Wyatt Douglas, and Colton Sirois. But in the final two minutes of the half, the Cavs got things rolling, scoring two quick goals by Cole Leier and Mason Brown both assisted by Luke Kwitkiwski. Early in the second half, the Cavs tied the game at three on a Myles Mitchell goal assisted by Mike Cordley. Cru Molter and Colton Sirois both scored their second goals of the game to regain Madlax’s two goal advantage. But the Cavs would not go down swinging, again tying the game with goals coming from Luke Kwitkiwski and Mike Florcziyk. In the final two minutes, Madlax scored the eventually game winner. Colton Sirois was awarded MVP honors for 2 goal 2 assist performance in which he dominated the game in transition.
MVP's: Colton Sirois & Luke Kwitkiwski

Game 4
TRF Wolfpack - 10
Oscar Mike - 4

When this game began, it appeared as if it was going to be a low scoring affair, as neither team was able to put the ball in the net for the first 8 minutes of the contest. Jack Martin eventually opened the scoring, finishing on a fast break for Oscar Mike, but McDonough Neverosky, answered a minute later, winning a face-off and scoring a nice goal in transition for the Wolfpack, tying the game at 1 a piece at the end of the first half. But the second half was a completely different story, beginning with a quick score from Clarke Hines to take a 2-1 lead for Oscar Mike; however, Neverosky once again answered by winning a quick face-off and finding an open teammate in Cam Alberts to once again tie the game. In less than a minute, Hines scored again giving Oscar Mike the lead again, but from that point on, Neverosky took over at the X, cleanly winning face-off after face-off to push transition, and the Wolfpack took over, getting multiple goals from Mikey Callan, AJ Van Haren, Neverosky, and Cam Alberts. Alberts finished the game with 3 goals and 2 assists to win MVP honors and lead his team to victory.
MVP's: Cam Alberts & Clarke Hines

Game 5
CBLL Roughnecks - 10
Cavalier Blue - 2

In a game full of penalties and high tempers, Madlax was able to pull off a victory over the Cavs thanks to an excellent day at the X, winning 11 of 14 face-offs, and capitalizing on multiple power play opportunities. The game started off as a tight battle as Wesley Tighe opened the scoring for Madlax within the first two minutes, but the score was quickly equalized by a great goal from the Cav’s Casey Haire. Madlax added another two goals, both coming from Avi Ruiz to take a 3-1 lead, but the Cav’s once again answered, when Nate Woodard made it a 3-2 game. But from that point on, Madlax attacker Cru Molter took over the game, scoring a second half hat trick and adding an assist to lead Madlax on a 7-0 run to finish the game in a dominant fashion. For his terrific second half performance and clutch scoring, Molter was awarded MVP honors.
MVP's: Cru Molter & Casey Haire

Game 6
Madlax Mammoth - 6
Commonwealth - 8

In a hard fought, back and forth battle between two rival programs, the VLC boys came out victorious, thanks to a completely dominant performance by face-off midfielder Arez Ahmed, who finished the day with 13/16 at the X and added a goal and an assist to earn him MVP honors. VLC led the first half 3-2, with goals from Brayden Gailida, Ahmed, and Trent Stewartson, while Colton Sirois had both goals for Madlax, on two beautifully placed shots. The second half was a scrappy battle with several lead changes and clutch moments from both teams, as each time VLC would regain the lead, Madlax’s Ethan Glessner was there to tie it up, finishing the day with 3 goals. Eventually VLC’s Trent Stewartson added to his goal tally, taking the lead for the Blue Crabs with 5 minutes left to go. The most impressive player for Madlax, was goaltender Jude Cook, who had over 20 saves, including a few truly spectacular kick saves.
MVP's: Arez Ahmed & Jude Cook

JUNIOR ELITE DIVISION (7th/8th)

Game 7
Dulles South - 12
Cavalier Orange - 3

After the Cavs scored in the first two minutes, on a terrific inside finish from Caleb Oliver, no one would have thought that this game would end up being a lopsided affair. But thanks to a dominant day at the X from the two-headed face-off monster Dulles South had in Tyler Yoder and Mason Clavelli, it was nearly impossible for the Cavs to stay in the game. Yoder finished the day a perfect 8/8 from the X, while adding 3 goals and an assist to earn him MVP honors; however, Clavelli made a great case for MVP as well, finishing 6/8 at the X and leading Dulles South in scoring with 4 goals, while shifty Dulles South attacker Corey Peterson finished the day with 3, scoring two on gorgeous outside shots. The most impressive player for the Cavs was Will Cramp, who did everything for the team, scrapping for loose balls, playing excellent defense, and scoring two fantastic goals, one of which he completely burnt two defenders and stung the top right corner on a wicked step down shot.
MVP's: Will Cramp & Tyler Yoder

Game 8
Cavalier Blue (24's) - 13
Oscar Mike - 3

This game started out as a slow, low scoring affair with both teams struggling to score thanks to excellent goal-tending from both sides. Finally, Oscar Mike opened up the scoring, rattling off two quick goals from Robert Abrahamson and Caden Lance. But after that, the Cavs began to dominate, scoring 12 unanswered goals starting a step down cannon from Jack Davis, in which he obliterated his defender on a fantastic bull dodge and stung a corner. From that point on, the Cavs showed poise, controlling possession and playing smart the entire game, while spreading the wealth. Multiple Cavs players, including previously mentioned Jack Davis, Kobe Link, and Ben Hess finished the day with multiple goals. But no Cavs player was as impressive as Gage Bandy, who finished the day with a hat trick and several beautiful assists, who earned MVP honors. This game would have been even more of a blowout had it not been for Oscar Mike’s goalkeeper, Ian Hodge, who absolutely stood on his head making more than 20 saves.
MVP's: Ian Hodge & Gage Bandy

Game 9
Hammers - 8
Hard Lax Elite - 4

Off the opening whistle, Hard-lax began to dominate early, with Carson Cole and Chris Rothenberger scoring consecutive early goals to give them a quick two goal advantage before Jason Falso of Hammers cut the lead in half with a beautiful shot in transition. Hardlax’s Ben Cuomo and Will Kubie added two more goals to give Hard-lax a commanding 4-1 halftime lead. But the second half was a completely different story, as the Hammers commanded the entire second half thanks to a dominant performance at the face-off X by Carson Price, who went well over 80% on draws. With possession in their favor, Hammers rattled off 7 consecutive unanswered goals in the second half to win the game 8-7. In the thick of it all was offensive weapon Jason Falso, who seemingly did everything for the Hammers,winning ground balls, clearing effectively, and finishing the day with a total of 5 goals, 4 of which came in the second half; earning him MVP Honors and securing the victory for his team.
MVP's: Jason Falso & Carson Cole

Game 10
Madlax Seals (25's) - 1
CBLL Knighthawks - 0

With not enough boys to field a team, the knighthawks were forced to forfeit and play in a friendly scrimmage with the Madlax 2025's. 

Game 11
CBLL Swarm - 4
Chantilly - 13

Owen Morgan was an absolute animal in this one notching 8 goals for Chantilly as they ran away with this one in the second half. Cole Taylor stood on his head for the Swarm in between the pipes, keeping things close in the first half for as long as he could.
MVP's: Cole Taylor & Owen Morgan

Game 12
PW Warriors - 12
CBLL Wildcats - 6

Grant maiden opens things up with a nice inside finish to put the wildcats up 1-0. Will banks quickly answers with the equalizer 5 minutes in, 1-1. One minute later, PW sets up a beautiful pick play between gabe quantrille and cole bonell, 2-1 PW. Will banks gives them some insurance with a nice coast to coast goal to make it 3-1 PW. Quantrille to Will banks, 4-1 PW. JD Nett gets the wildcats back into it with a nice rip to the top corner past Nathan George who’s been playing well up to this point. PW quickly answers though with a nice goal from the slick Cole Bonnell. Grant Maiden gets his second of the game to bring it back within 2 at halftime. Dylan frosts opens up the second half bringing the game within 1 with a blazing run down the floor as he sticks the finish, 5-4 PW. However, Chris Huber answers giving PW insurance once again, making it 6-4 PW. The back and forth scoring continues as Hall Pritchard bring the wildcats back within 1, 6-5 PW. Will banks completes his hat-trick to make it a 2 goal game, 7-5. The Will Banks show continues as he dips and dunks inside to get his fourth of the day, 8-5 PW. The wildcats are not giving up however, as Michael Mendez makes it 8-6. PW quickly answers with a goal from Jalen stewart. Michael Klares feeds Gabe quantrille to push the lead to 10-6. PW continues their run with another goal from Jalen stewart. 11-6 PW. Gabe Quantrille puts the bow on it with a nice right finish. This one ends 12-6 PW as they continue their undefeated run.
MVP's: Cole Bonnell & Grant Maiden

Game 13
Madlax Wings (24's) - 15
Vienna Eskimos - 10

Madlax opened up the game with a quick two goals by Anthony Penetti and Chase Robinson. Vienna’s Ryan Dowling returned to halve the lead but Kevin miller, James Timmons, and Anthony Penetti brought the score to 5-1. Madlax continued the scoring run ending the first half 11-1. Duncan Craddick for Vienna brought the score to 12-2 with a well placed outside rip. Connor Tinkhan for Vienna followed up Duncans rip with an inside dunk bringing the score to 12-3. Levi Wents scored for Vienna bring the score to 12-4. Ryan Dowling nets his second bring the score to 12-5. Back and forth scoring brought the game to 13-8 with 6 minutes left in the second half. Max Rottia scored the 8th goal for Vienna off an incredible fast break. Duncan Craddick followed Rottie up making the score 13-9. An outside rip and a penalty shot brought the score to 15-9 Madlax. A last-minute rip by Vienna ended the game 15-10.