RECAP: Rochester 15 - Florida 11 | Major League Lacrosse
RECAP: Rochester 15 - Florida 11 By Molly Shunney | 35 minutes ago . . . . FINAL STATS. The Florida Launch fell to the Rochester Rattlers 18-11 on Sunday afternoon at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, NY. Both teams walk away with a 3-2 overall standing.. The unpredictable fate of these two teams boiled down to one question: which team will be more advantageous on offense? With powerhouses like Launch attackmen Casey Powell and Kieran McArdle against Rattlers FO John Ortolani and veteran attackman Kevin Leveille, it locked us in for a couple hours of phenomenal lacrosse.. The Rattlers set the tone with a goal from midfielder Jordan MacIntosh 21 seconds into the game. A quick response was made when middies Kevin Crowely and Roman Lao-Gosney scored a goal within just under a minute and a half of each other. . Rookie and recent Tewaaraton Award winner Miles Thompson made his professional debut representing the Rattlers. He netted his first career goal at the 3:02 mark. M Jordan Hall and McArdle were both able to take advantage of the powerplay giving a 2-point lead for the Launch. M Justin Turri kept the back and forth momentum going for the Rattlers and scored with just under a minute left in the first quarter leaving the score 4-3 Launch.. The second quarter started with the Launch still maintaining most of the control. However, the Rattlers picked up the pace and were able to score five unanswered goals in the last five minutes of the quarter.
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