Chiefs protect four
Last week, the Chiefs' brain trust got together in preparation for the 2016 Major Series Lacrosse draft. As a result, the Chiefs have decided to protect Six Nations Arrows graduates Shane Simpson, Joseph Haodais Maracle, Leo Stouros and Jordan Durston.
The upcoming MSL draft is January 24 in Oakville.
Maracle is a left-handed scoring threat, who spent two seasons with the Arrows, winning two Minto Cups. Prior to that, the Six Nations resident tore it up in junior B, leading the Six Nations Rebels to Founders Cup titles.
|Joseph Haodais Maracle|
Durston is a talented left-handed scorer from Walpole Island, who played three season with the Arrows.
In 19 regular season games he scored 24 goals and 40 assists, while adding 19 goals and 28 assists in 13 playoff games.
The 21-year-old, who was drafted by the Vancouver Stealth 19th overall during the 2016 National Lacrosse League draft, and made the team.
Stouros has the potential to be the future of the Chiefs defence.
The Kitchener resident spent five years with the Arrows and has been a rock on the back half of the floor. For his efforts, Stouros earned the John 'Gus' McCauley Memorial Award for Outstanding Defensive Player in the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League.
Stouros, who goes to Colgate University, was also a OJALL First-Team All-Star.