USA Men Go 1-2 in First Leg of Super Series
The USA Men travelled to Quebec this past weekend and played 3 matches against Canadian teams from Quebec, Alberta and Saskatchewan/Manitoba. The U.S. opened play Friday night with an easy 44-26 victory over Canada Central, a team composed of players from the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Alex Recker led the U.S. with 9 goals, while Ty Reed added 7.
On Saturday night, the U.S. took on hosts Quebec and fell short 38-31. The U.S. was again led in scoring by Alex Recker with 7 while Chris Morgan and Michael King added 5 each. Quebec was led in scoring by Christian Toth with 11 and Etienne Mercer with 10. and Video of the first half is available on Youtube and the U.S. struggled on defense against Quebec’s 7 player alignment. The half ended 17-14 in favor of Quebec and likely would have been worse except for some tellar play in Goal by Alden Mezick
On Sunday afternoon the U.S. finished the weekend series of games with a 27-22 loss to Alberta. The U.S. was led in scoring by Sean Zimber with 8 and Michael King with 4. Alberta was led by Tyrell Johnston with 6 goals
Handball Quebec Facebook Page: Link (source for results)
Handball Canada Summary: Link
Video: USA vs Quebec (1st half): Link