Washington Stealth secures No. 2 seed in playoffs with 17-13 home win
The Stealth will open the lacrosse playoffs Saturday at Comcast Arena, facing the third-seeded Edmonton Rush.
Rhys Duch scored four goals and had five assists to lead the Washington Stealth to a 17-13 win over the Philadelphia Wings in front of 4,352 Saturday night at Comcast Arena in Everett.
Tyler Richards made 38 saves for the Stealth in its National Lacrosse League regular-season finale. The Stealth improved to 9-7, tied for the best record in the West division.
Washington scored six goals in the second quarter to open up a 10-6 lead. Duch scored two of those and assisted Lewis Ratcliff on another. The goals helped the Stealth overcome a 5-4 deficit at the end of the first quarter and provided a cushion that Philadelphia couldn't overcome.
Brendan Mundorf and Jordan Hall each had two goals and three assists for the Wings, who finished with a 7-9 record.
The Stealth will open the playoffs Saturday at Comcast Arena as the No. 2 seed, facing the third-seeded Edmonton Rush.