The Edmonton Rush, powered by rookie phenom Mark Matthews, got its first win and handed the Washington Stealth its first loss of the National...
EVERETT — The Edmonton Rush, powered by rookie phenom Mark Matthews, got its first win and handed the Washington Stealth its first loss of the National Lacrosse League season with an 18-10 victory at Comcast Arena on Sunday.
Matthews opened the scoring just 31 seconds into the game and the Rush (1-1) led the rest of the way.
Matthews finished with nine points (four goals, five assists), the most points by a player in a game this season.
Rhys Duch registered five points (3+2), his third hat trick in as many games this season for Washington (2-1).
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From sports-information reports.