WLC Semifinals: Canada 12, Iroquois 6

Canada managed to overcome an early deficit and used tough defense to hold the Iroquois Nationals off the board for a 46-minute stretch on the way to a 12-6 victory to advance to the gold medal game at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Denver.

The Iroquois jumped out to a 1-0 lead just over a minute into the contest as Randy Staats got into his man and then faded back to give himself space to unleash a low to high laser to the top left corner. The Nationals scored again two minutes and forty seconds later when Lyle Thompson used an inside roll and kept the stick in his right hand, beating Dillon Ward with a bounce shot.

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