HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (June 16, 2018) – The New York Lizards matched their season high with 20 points in a 20-16 win over the Charlotte Hounds on Saturday night at James M. Shuart Stadium. The Lizards improved to 4-4 and the Hounds fell to 6-3.
The Hounds and Lizards stayed at a stalemate until a four-goal run by the Lizards put them ahead in the first quarter.
Paul Rabil’s second goal of the night was the 300th goal of his career. John Grant Jr. is the only other player in MLL history to record at least 300 goals (333).
A four-goal run by the Hounds late in the fourth quarter was neutralized by a Will Manny goal with :41 seconds left, putting the differential out of reach. Tim Rotanz and Matt Rambo had two goals apiece in the second half for the Hounds.
PLAYERS OF NOTE
- Paul Rabil had a season-high eight points with 5 goals, a two-point goal and two assists.
- Rob Pannell crossed the 50-point marker the third time in his career with a five goals and two assists tonight.
- Will Manny scored 6 points tonight (5 goals, assist), his second time this season scoring five goals in one game.
- Matt Rambo and Tim Rotanz led in goals for the Hounds, scoring three goals apiece.