Victoria – With an exciting weekend of lacrosse ahead for Shamrocks fans as the regular season comes to an end, the Western Lacrosse Association has released its dates for round 1 (Semi-final) playoff series, with the first game on Thursday August 3rd at 6pm.
Victoria is already guaranteed a playoff spot and has two games left to move up the ranks. Victoria’s final two games have major playoff implications, Thursday they visit New Westminster for the second time this season. Victoria is tied with the Salmonbellies who will be playing their final regular season game.
The following night (Friday), Victoria hosts Burnaby for the final game of the regular season at 7:30 on SLEGG Building Materials Fan Appreciation night. The Shamrocks sit two points ahead of the Lakers and after Fridays game, Burnaby will have two games remaining (At Nanaimo, vs Langley).
There is still plenty of movement left in the WLA standings, all four teams have clinched a playoff spot, but none have locked down a position. Just three points separate first from fourth. Victoria is in second with twenty-one points, one back of Maple Ridge.
WLA Semi-Finals Shamrocks playoff schedule
Game 1 – Thursday August 3 – 6pm – Low seed at High seed
Game 2 – Saturday August 5 – 6pm – High seed at Low seed
Game 3 – Monday August 7 – 6pm – Low seed at High seed
Game 4 – Wednesday August 9 – 6pm – High seed at Low seed
Game 5 – Friday August 11 – 6pm – Low seed at High seed
Game 6 – Sunday August 13 – 6pm – High seed at Low seed
Game 7 – Tuesday August 15 – 6pm – Low seed at High seed