Lacrosse

King scores three goals in third, Victoria beats Six Nations

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The Canadian Press
9/7/2013 1:03:42 AM
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VICTORIA -- Jesse King scored all three of his goals in the third period to lead the Victoria Shamrocks to a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Six Nations Chiefs on Friday in the opening game of the best-of-seven Mann Cup senior lacrosse championship.

The Chiefs built a 3-1 lead in the first period with goals from Kasey Beirnes, Johnny Powless and Craig Point. Ben McCullough had an unassisted goal for the Shamrocks.

Point's second goal of the game gave Six Nations a 4-1 lead in the second period, before Rhys Duch cut the margin.

King got Victoria to within a goal at 5:39 of the third period, and he tied the game a little over minute later, before scoring the winner at 9:55.

Matt Vinc made 26 saves for the Shamrocks, while Evan Kirk made 39 stops for Six Nations.

Lacrosse (Photo: Steve Babineau/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Steve Babineau/Getty Images)
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