Strong finish lifts Holy Names to first lacrosse win



March 20, 2009

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Victoria Maxon scored three goals to propel Holy Names past Snohomish 9 – 7 in Girls Division I varsity high school lacrosse play Friday night at Harvey Fields in Snohomish, Wash.

After trailing Snohomish 5 -2 at the intermission, the Cougars rebounded with seven goals in the second half for their first win of the season, evening their record at 1-1-1. Snohomish dropped to 0-2-0.

In the win, Holy Names’ Amy Orloff and Sam Merrick each scored two goals and Bailey Hagen and Victoria Maxon each collected five ground balls. Meaghan Hess of Snohomish scored twice.

Madeline Weber had six saves in goal for Holy Names. Olivia Montana had seven saves for Snohomish.

ScoringHoly Names 2 7 — 9Snohomish 5 2 — 7Holy Names: Victoria Maxon (3 goals), Amy Orloff (2 goals, 2 assists), Sam Merrick (2 goals), Gillian Raikes (1 goal, 1 assist), Caroline Vokos (1 goal), Emily Gudaitis (1 assist).

Snohomish: Meaghan Hess (2 goals), Megan Weyrauch (1 goal, 1 assist)Stephanie Lamphere (1 goal), Kaya Reiley (1 goal), Shelby Barkhouse (1 goal), Emily Henderson (1 goal).

Results for Friday, March 20

Boys Div. I
Issaquah 18 at Garfield 0
Lakeside 0 at Bainbridge 15
Eastlake 6 at Seattle Prep 9
Puyallup 5 at Vashon 8
Tahoma 2 at Bellevue 15
Skyline 3 at Mercer Island 18

Boys Div. II
Tacoma 20 at South Kitsap 0
Snohomish 6 at Overlake 9
Whatcom 8 at Stanwood 9 (2 OT)
Klahowya 15 at North Kitsap 1
Stadium 4 at King’s Way (Vancouver, Wash.) 6
Three Rivers (Tri-Cities) 6 at Eastside Catholic 16

Girls Div. I
Holy Names 9 at Snohomish 7
Overlake 4 at Lakeside 16
Bellevue 17 at Mercer Island 17
Forest Ridge at Garfield (postponed)

Girls Div. II
Issaquah 15 at Klahowya 4
Bainbridge 17 at Ballard 2
Eastside Catholic 5 at Snohomish 9
Tahoma 13 at Lakeside 11
Mercer Island 16 at Holy Names 7

Games for Saturday, March 21

Boys Div. I
Grant at Curtis (Curtis High School / 4 p.m.) NON LEAGUE

Boys Div. II
North County at San Juan (Friday Harbor High School / 2:00 p.m.)
Selah at Sammamish (Interlake High School / 2:00 p.m.)
Wenatchee at Roosevelt (Queen Anne Bowl / 2:00 p.m.)
Three Rivers at Lake Tapps (Bonney Lake High School / 3 p.m.)
Coeur d’Alene at Overlake (Overlake School / 3:00 p.m.) NON LEAGUE
King’s Way at South Kitsap (Hidden Creek Elementary / 5 p.m.)
Lake City at Lynnwood (Shoreline Soccer Fields / 7 p.m.) NON LEAGUE

Girls Div. I
NONE

Girls Div. II
NONE

About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the U.S. and in Washington State the sport has seen double-digit growth in five of the last seven years. In 2009, over 2,370 high school students representing 75 boys and 49 girls varsity and junior varsity teams in Washington state will compete in a nine-week season March – May with the annual Washington State High School Championships taking place May 16 (girls) and May 30 (boys). Varsity boys lacrosse is contested in the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association (http://www.whsbla.org/) with 14 Division I and 28 Division II teams. Varsity girls lacrosse is contested in The Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (http://www.wslax.org/) with 15 Division I and 16 Division II teams. Most of the teams represent high schools throughout the Puget Sound area.

For daily high school lacrosse results or to receive results through an RSS feed, please visit http://www.uslax-wa.org/media.html

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Mike McQuaid
McQuaid & Co. Strategic Communications
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mike@mcquaidcompany.com

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