Every Thursday, World Lacrosse is highlighting a classic game from the Summer of Lacrosse.
The second Throwback Thursday classic comes from the Men’s U21 World Championship in Limerick, Ireland, where Honk Kong, China edged Poland, 7-6, in the platinum bracket quarterfinals.
Taking it 🔙 to Limerick 🍀
See how the 🇭🇰 vs. 🇵🇱 matchup played out 👀🎥 pic.twitter.com/xHYRGW6z9H
— World Lacrosse (@WorldLacrosse) October 20, 2022
The game was tied 4-4 heading into the fourth quarter and Poland scored first to take a lead a minute into the final frame. Hong Kong, China responded twice in the next five minutes to take the lead with Dash Tsai assisting a goal to Liam Ferris and then scoring a go-ahead goal to make it 6-5.
Poland knotted the game back up at 6-6 with just over eight minutes to play. In the tense final minutes of the game, Dash Tsai scored the go-ahead goal for Hong Kong, China to take the lead for good and complete his hat trick on the day.
Tsai finished with four points, as did Liam Ferris with two goals and two assists. Jared Heller had three goals for Poland and goalkeeper Ryan Prylinski made 13 saves on 20 shots on goal.