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Ben McIntosh, Canada topples Israel 17-5 at world championships

LANGLEY, B.C. — Ben McIntosh had two goals and seven assists, and Canada remained undefeated at the world indoor lacrosse championship with a 17-5 victory over Israel on Sunday.

Dane Dobbie had four goals and three helpers while Shayne Jackson and Dhane Smith both produced hat tricks for Canada.

Christian Del Banco stopped 20-of-25 shots for the win.

Jean-Luc Chetner led Israel (0-3-1) with two goals and two assists.

The Canadians put the game out of reach early and were up 9-0 before Israel struck for its first goal midway through the second quarter.

Canada improved to 3-0 and sits first in its group. The Canadians next play Iroquois Nationals (2-0) on Monday.


This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 22, 2019.

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