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Dallas Rattlers to Dedicate Next Game to Cancer Awareness, Sign Local 11-Year-Old as Honorary Player

May 15, 2018 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) - Dallas Rattlers News Release

FRISCO, Texas, May 15, 2018 -- The Dallas Rattlers have dedicated the next home game on Saturday, May 19 at 7 p.m. to cancer awareness in support of American Cancer Society. Prior to the game, the Rattlers will sign Luke Allred, a local 11-year-old youth lacrosse player who is battling Leukemia, as an honorary member of the team.

On the morning of the game, a lacrosse tournament benefiting Luke will be held at BF Phillips Community Park. Luke and the participants in the tournament will be honored at halftime of the Rattlers game that evening. The first 2,000 fans inside the building will receive a #TeamLuke wristband.

The Rattlers will also honor Bennett Williams, a local childhood cancer survivor, with the honorary faceoff in which Bennett will take the game's first faceoff with a Rattlers player.

During the game, a silent auction of attackman Chris Bocklet's jersey will be held with all proceeds going toward American Cancer Society. The winner of the auction will get to come down on the field to collect the jersey and take a photo with Bocklet.

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