World Lacrosse is highlighting its top moments from 2022, continuing with the 22 of the best single-game performances from the women’s world championship, the men’s U20 world championship, and The World Games.
Men’s U20 Championship
Gregory Elijah Brown scored five of the Haudenosaunee’s seven goals on just six shots in a 7-5 victory over England in the quarterfinal.
Christian Della Rocco scored seven goals for the Netherlands in an 11-8 win over Korea on day three.
Bo Columbus went 28 of 28 on face-offs for Canada in a 17-7 quarterfinal win against Ireland.
Patrick Kavanagh led the USA to a 12-10 win over Canada in the gold medal match with a game-high four points including the game-sealing goal with under two minutes to play.
Daniel Hilditch scored seven goals for England in a 10-9 overtime win against Puerto Rico in championship consolation play, including the game-winner.
Conor Foley finished with five points and two assists, including the game-tying goal, in a 12-11 comeback win for Ireland against Puerto Rico on the final day of the tournament.
Joshua McLaughlin amassed eight points for Jamaica in its tournament-opening win over Latvia with six goals and two assists.
The World Games – Women
Erica Evans scored three goals for Canada in the gold medal match, including the go-ahead fourth quarter goal en-route to a 14-12 win over the USA.
Dana Dobbie scored six goals on six shots to power Canada past Australia in the semifinals in a 12-7 win.
Miho Tomimori scored nine goals for Japan in their opening game, a 23-10 win over the Czech Republic
Laura Merrifield finished with two goals and two assists, including an overtime winner, as Great Britain edged out the Haudenosaunee, 11-10.
The World Games – Men
Jeff Teat totaled seven points on four goals and three assists for Canada in the gold medal game, a 23-9 victory over the USA.
Hiroki Kanaya scored five goals and provides the game-winning assist for Japan in a 19-18 overtime victory over Great Britain in the bronze medal match.
Connor Kirst scored six goals on six shots as the USA defeated Australia, 19-10
Ian Kadish posted five goals including the overtime winner as Israel bested Japan 21-20 on the opening day.
Sam Apuzzo led the United States’ offense with three goals and two assists in the gold medal match, an 11-8 win over Canada.
Brittany Read made 13 saves on 20 shots including three overtime saves as England outlast Australia, 8-7, in triple overtime.
Miya Scanlan scored five goals to help the Haudenosaunee stun fifth-seeded Scotland, 11-9 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Katrina Dowd set the tournament-high in points in a game with 10 on seven goals and three assists to secure a 14-10 victory for Ireland in a must-win game.
Isabella McCullough made eight saves on nine shots faced in just one half of action to help Mexico topple Italy, 8-5 in group stage play.
Lindsey McKone powered Israel to a 14-11 win over Puerto Rico with four goals, three assists, and six draw controls.
Isabelle Martire totaled four goals, two assists and seven draw controls to lead Czech Republic to the top of its group in a 14-6 win over Mexico.