TOWSON, Md. — For the second time at the 2022 Women’s World Lacrosse Championships, Japan dominated the Haudenosaunee Nationals.
The Japanese, who won 12-6 Friday afternoon, for her second victory against the Haudenosaunee last week. The Japanese defense held the Haudenosaunee to just one goal in the first half and held off a late fourth-quarter push to advance to the fifth-place game against Israel today.
Japan dominated the entire game, building their lead to 12-2 by the end of the fourth quarter. After scoring just once in the second and third quarters, Haudenosaunee finally found the offense in the final five minutes and scored four goals to make it 12-6.
Miya Scanlan was kept out of the goal column but managed to get an assist on the first of her two goals from Lois Garlow. Scanlan also won two draws and Lottie Gill recovered two ground balls in the effort.
The final game of the Haudenosaunee tournament is at 9 a.m. this morning against the Czech Republic with a seventh-place finish on the line.