Knowles, Lynnwood down PA 15 – 8 in boys lacrosse

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March 28, 2009

SHORELINE, Wash. – Trey Knowles scored five goals as Lynwood downed Port Angeles, 15 – 8 in Boys Division II varsity lacrosse play, Saturday at the Shoreline Soccer Fields in Shoreline, Wash.

Lynwood took control early, outscoring Port Angeles 3 – 0 in the first, all on goals by Knowles. Knowles connected first with an unassisted shot at 6:55. Three minutes later, after charging alone down the left wing, Lynwood’s Cameron Girgus dished the ball to Knowles, who fired a 15-foot bullet over the left shoulder of the PA goaltender to take a 2 – 0 lead. With just 14 seconds remaining in the first, Knowles again converted to make it 3 – 0.

In the middle quarters, Lynwood and PA played goal-to-goal lacrosse. Both squads scored two each in the second, giving Lynwood a 5 – 2 advantage at the break. The teams then scored three apiece in the third giving Lynwood an 8 – 5 advantage going into the final stanza.

Entering the fourth, with PA down just three goals, Lynwood exploded for seven to put the game out of reach.

Lynwood’s Cameron Girgus collected 10 ground balls and goaltender Tyler Carson had 10 saves in the win.

Scoring
Port Angeles 0 2 3 3 — 8

Lynwood 3 2 3 7 – 15


Port Angeles: individual scoring unavailable

Lynwood: Trey Knowles (5 goals, 1 assist), Cameron Girgus (3 goals, 4 assists), Jesse Wackerbarth (2 goals), Sam Girgus (2 goals), Devon Hardwick (1 goal, 3 assists), Andy Cook (1 goal), Ryan Jorgensen (1 goal).

Results for Saturday, March 28

Boys Div. I

NEXT GAMES TUES., MARCH 31

Boys Div. II

King’s Way (Vancouver, Wash.) 9 at Tacoma 8

Highline 2 at Selah 11

Port Angeles 8 at Lynnwood 15

San Juan at Stanwood (not reported)

Girls Div. I

NEXT GAMES MON., MARCH 30

Girls Div. II

NEXT GAMES MON. MARCH 30

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 (www.WHSBLA.org) with 14 Division I and 28 Division II teams. Varsity girls lacrosse is contested in The Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (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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