SASKATOON — Mark Matthews scored five times — including a hat trick in the fourth quarter — and added three assists to lead the Saskatchewan Rush past the Philadelphia Wings 16-11 on Saturday in National Lacrosse League play.
Ben McIntosh also had five goals for Saskatchewan (10-6) and Jeff Shattler struck twice with three assists. Kyle Rubisch, Chris Corbeil, Robert Church and Matthew Dinsdale rounded out the attack.
Adam Shute made 42 saves for the win.
Matt Rambo had five goals and set up three more for Philadelphia (3-13) and Kevin Crowley had a hat trick with five assists. Jordan Hall, Steph Charbonneau and Blaze Riorden added singles.
Doug Buchan stopped 32-of-47 shots in 55:47 of work before being replaced by Gowah Abrams, who turned aside both shots he faced.
Both teams were 2 for 2 on the power play.