Walk nets 8 as undefeated Bainbridge shuts out Holy Names in girls lacrosse

April 8, 2009

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. – Mariah Walk’s eight goals led Bainbridge Island to their second shutout of the season, upsetting second-place Holy Names 19 – 0 on Wednesday in Girls Division I lacrosse action on Bainbridge Island, Wash. With the win, the Spartans advanced to a perfect 5 – 0 on the season.

The Spartans started off with a flurry of goals scoring 14 in the first half and finished with five in the second.

With eight goals on the night, Walk moved into second place among scorers in Girls Division I play with 26 goals. She is just one behind league leading goal scorer Victoria Maxon of Holy Names. Rachel Harmon had eight ground balls to lead the Spartans on defense.

The Spartans’ last shutout came on March 19 in a 20 – 0 drubbing of Tacoma at Bainbridge Stadium.

With the loss, Holy Names dropped to 5-3-1.

Holy Names: 0 0 — 0
Bainbridge Island: 14 5 — 19

Highlights: Mariah Walk, B, 8 goals, 1 assist; Sarah Shea, B, 4 goals, 1 assist; Rachel Harmon, B, 8 ground balls; Josefine Wallace, B, 7 saves.

Results for Wednesday, April 8

Boys Div. I
Curtis 14, Riverton (Utah) 17 (Taylor Dean, C, 3 goals, 1 assist; Landon Carr, C, 3 goals, 1 assist; Jamie Yergler, C, 3 goals)
Skyline 6, Nathan Hale 3 (Sam Osborn, NH, 2 goals; Anthony Orsillo, NH, 5 ground balls; Spencer Adams, NH, 13 saves)
Mukilteo 11, Northshore 12 (Taylor Wisman, NS, 4goals; Foster Wisman, NS, 3 goals; Bowen Hadley, NS, 3 goals; Chaz Stringfellow, M, 3 goals)
Garfield 0, Puyallup 10 (Sean Gorey, P, 3 goals, 2 assist; Zach Steevman, P, 10 saves)
Seattle Prep 0, Mercer Island 19 (Dan Shields, MI, 5 goals, 2 assists; John Wettack, MI, 5 goals; Hap Jiraud, MI, 3 saves; Jack Mauer, SP, 19 saves)

Boys Div. II
Highline 10, Franklin 4 (Nathen Pekonen, H, 3 goals; Issac Simpson, H, 3 goals; Hans Larson, H, 3 goals; Gabriel Young, F, 2 goals)

Girls Div. I
Holy Names 0, Bainbridge 19 (Mariah Walk, B, 8 goals, 1 assist; Sarah Shea, B, 4 goals, 1 assist; Rachel Harmon, B, 8 ground balls; Josefine Wallace, B, 7 saves)

Girls Div. II
Snohomish 8, Bainbridge 13 (Bea Sheffer, B, 5 goals, 1 assist; Emily Dalrymple, S, 2 goals)
Wenatchee 6, Eastside Catholic 20 (Amanda Tsitsis, EC, 7 goals; Allison Talbot, EC, 6 goals, 3 assists; Emily Stanford, W, 3 goals)
Lake Sammamish 5, Holy Names 7 (Mackenzie Cannon, HN, 2 goals; Becky Fuller, HN, 2 goals; Katie Lopes, HN, 2 goals)

Games for Thursday, April 9

Boys Div. I
Curtis at Alta (Utah) (Utah / 4:30 p.m.)
Eastside Catholic at Tahoma (Tahoma High School / 7:00 p.m.)

Boys Div. II
Klahowya at Port Angeles (Roosevelt Elementary / 5:00 p.m.)
Stadium at Tacoma (6:00 p.m.)

Girls Div. I
Seattle Prep at Roosevelt (Magnuson Park 2 / 5:15 p.m.)
Snohomish at Tacoma (Mason Middle School / 5:30 p.m.)

Girls Div. II

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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Media Contact:
Mike McQuaid
McQuaid & Co. Strategic Communications

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