Excelsiors equalize in Mann Cup finals

Buoyed by the return of their top scorer and No. 1 goaltender, the Brampton Excelsiors evened up the Mann Cup series at one game apiece Thursday night at the Langley Events Centre.

Buoyed by the return of their top scorer and No. 1 goaltender, the Brampton Excelsiors evened up the Mann Cup series at one game apiece Thursday night at the Langley Events Centre.

Dan Dawson had five assists, while Anthony Cosmo made 39 saves in Brampton’s 9-4 victory in Game 2 of the best-of-seven senior A lacrosse championship series.

Dawson, Joe Walters (2+3) and Jarrett Davis (2+2) did the bulk of the damage offensively for Brampton, who took control of the game with a dominant middle period, outscoring the Thunder 6-1.

Vernon’s Brodie MacDonald made 30 stops for Langley.

Game 3 went Saturday night, and Games 4 and 5 go tonight and Monday night respectively. If necessary, games six and seven would Sept. 14 and 15.