Saskatchewan Rush beat Vancouver Stealth 24-16, set franchise scoring record

The Saskatchewan Rush took home another national lacrosse win against Vancouver in Langley, B.C. on Saturday night.

Zach Greer, Curtis Knight score five times each in Langley, B.C. game

The Saskatchewan Rush took home another national lacrosse win against the Vancouver Stealth on Saturday. (Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club)

The Saskatchewan Rush took home a win Saturday against the Vancouver Stealth, setting a new record for total goals scored for the franchise in the process. 

Zack Greer and Curtis Knight each had five goals to lead the Rush to a 24-16 victory in National Lacrosse League action.

Ben McIntosh added four goals while Robert Church scored a hat trick for the Rush. Jeremy Thompson and Mark Matthews both struck twice with Riley Loewen, Adrian Sorichetti and Nik Bilic rounding out the attack.

Rhys Duch scored six goals and Joel McCready had five more for Vancouver. Corey Small added two goals while Cliff Smith, Justin Salt and Jordan Durston also chipped in.

The team says the flurry of scoring led to a new team record for goals scored in a single game.

Saskatchewan Rush ticket agents are working overtime today as fans try and get their hands on season tickets for 2017 and playoff tickets for this year. (Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club)

Tyler Carlson turned away 16-of-19 shots in 24:43 for the win in relief. Aaron Bold started for Saskatchewan and made 18 saves. Eric Penney took the loss after kicking out 25-of-39 shots in 42:55. Tyler Richards started in net and stopped 18 shots.

The Rush scored once on three power plays while Vancouver was 3 for 4.

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