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Melnyk and Matthews each score four goals as Rush rout Stealth 19-7

03/15/2015 12:39 EDT | Updated 05/14/2015 05:59 EDT
EDMONTON - Tyler Melnyk and Mark Matthews both scored four goals as the Edmonton Rush routed the Vancouver Stealth 19-7 on Saturday night in National Lacrosse League play.

Robert Church had a hat trick for the Rush (5-4) with Chris Corbeil, Jeremy Thompson and Ben McIntosh adding two goals each. Zack Greer and Cory Conway rounded out the attack.

Rhys Duch struck twice for Vancouver (4-5) as Ryler Digby, Ilija Gajic, Justin Salt, Corey Small and Joel McCready supplied the rest of the offence.

Aaron Bold kicked out 24-of-30 shots for the win in 50:59 of work. Tyler Carlson stopped five shots in 9:01.

Tyler Richards turned away 29-of-43 shots in 42:03 for Edmonton. Eric Penney made 17 saves in 17:57 of relief.

The Stealth scored twice on six power plays while the Rush went 4 for 7.

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