The WLA Finals are going on right now between the Langley Thunder and the New West Salmonbellies. Before you get caught up in the fact that there is a team named the “Salmonbellies,” watch this video of the brawl that broke out during game 2 of the finals, courtesy Lacrosse Playground.
Players were suspended for their roles in the fight and both teams were fined big money. Via IL Indoor.com:
1 Matt Laustrup has been suspended for 2 games for leaving the bench to enter an altercation.
2 Matt Roik has been suspended for 2 games as a result of a receiving a gross misconduct. The Gross Misconduct was assessed as a result of Roik’s careless contact with an official.
3 The New Westminster Salmonbellies have been assessed a $350.00 fine for failure to control here players during an altercation.
4 The Langley Thunder has been assessed a $250.00 fine for failure to control there players during an altercation..
5 The New Westminster Salmonbellies are fined $150.00 for failure to control Matt Roik for repeated attempts to physically engage opposing players during the altercation.
You don’t mess with the WLA, son. The best of 7 series is currently knotted at 2 games a piece.
For fun: Google “WLA”. Believe me, I wish this brawl had to do with the Wisconsin Library Association or the Winnebago Lutheran Academy too.
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