Redmond, Stadium, Mukilteo, Tacoma, Lake Tapps advance in boys D2 lacrosse playoffs

SEATTLE – Redmond, Stadium, Mukilteo, Tacoma and Lake Tapps all advanced to the quarter-finals of the Boys Division II high school lacrosse playoffs with opening round wins, Saturday. They join Overlake, Eastside Catholic and Kings Way who advanced on Friday.

In Saturday’s action, Redmond downed Sammamish 10 – 2, Stadium beat San Juan 13 – 6, Mukilteo eliminated Klahowya 13 – 10, Tacoma bested Lynwood, 10 – 9 and Lake Tapps ousted Snohomish with a 10 – 9 overtime win.

Quarter-final action gets underway, Friday, May 22 with semi-finals set for Wednesday, May 27. The teams are vying for a chance to compete in the boys state championships, which take place Saturday, May 30 at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium.

Boys Division II – Opening Round


Sammamish 2, Redmond 10
REDMOND, Wash. — Tyler Dougherty scored three goals to lift Redmond to a 10 – 2 opening round Boys Division II high school lacrosse playoff win over Sammamish, Saturday at Redmond High School. The win advances Redmond to a quarter-final matchup, Friday with Tacoma. Harison Valentine had two goals for Redmond in the win, while Grant Ludlan had 13 saves for Sammamish.

Highlights: Tyler Dougherty, R, 3 goals, 2 assists; Harison Valentine, R, 2 goals; Chris Wenzl, S, 1 goal; Tyler Wright, S, 1 goal; S, Grant Ludlan, S, 13 saves.

San Juan 6, Stadium 13
TACOMA, Wash. – Carter Chaffey scored five goals and collected six ground balls to lead Stadium to a 13 – 6 opening round Boys Division II high school lacrosse opening round playoff win over San Juan, Saturday at Tacoma’s Pro Development Center. The win propels Stadium to a state quarter-final matchup Friday with Eastside Catholic. Bryce Busey scored three goals and Drew Thomas had seven saves for Stadium. In the loss, Forest Dayton scored two and Michael Ausilo collected five ground balls for San Juan.

Highlights: Carter Chaffey, STA, 5 goals, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Bryce Busey, STA, 3 goals; Drew Thomas, STA, 7 saves; Forest Dayton, SJ, 2 goals, 1 assist; Michael Ausilio, SJ, 5 ground balls.

Klahowya 10, Mukilteo 13
EVERETT, Wash. — Chas Stringfellow equaled his season-best six goals to lift Mukilteo to a 13 – 10 Boys Division II high school lacrosse opening round playoff win over Klahowya, Saturday at Mariner High School in Everett, Wash. The win advances Mukilteo to a state quarter-final match-up, Friday with Overlake. In the loss, Dan Zimny scored four goals and collected 15 ground balls and Chad Reeder had 24 saves in goal for Klahowya.

Highlights: Chas Stringfellow, M, 6 goals; Dan Zimny, K, 4 goals, 2 assists; 15 ground balls; Chad Reeder, K, 24 saves.

Tacoma 10, Lynnwood 9
EDMONDS, Wash. – Bryce Johnson scored a hat trick to lift Tacoma to a 10 – 9 Boys Division II high school lacrosse opening round playoff win over Lynwood, Saturday at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Wash. The win advanced Tacoma to a state quarter-final match-up, Friday with Redmond. Travis Jones had 11 saves in net for Tacoma, while Cameron Girgus scored four and Trey Knowles tallied three for Lynwood.

Highlights: Bryce Johnson, T, 3 goals; Travis Jones, T, 11 saves; Cameron Girgus, L, 4 goals; Trey Knowles, L, 3 goals; Tyler Carson, L, 12 saves.

Lake Tapps 10, Snohomish, 9 OT
BONNEY LAKE, Wash. – Corey Carson scored the winning goal with 2:11 left in overtime to left Lake Tapps to a 10 – 9 win over Snohomish, Saturday at Bonney Lake High School. The win sends Lake Tapps to a quarter-final match-up, Friday with Kings Way in Vancouver, Wash. Carson’s overtime goal gave him a hat trick, while Skyler Cichy had four goals and Zach Nard had 14 saves for Lake Tapps. Justine Sterenga scored three and collected nine ground balls for Snohomish.

Highlights: Skyler Cichy, LT, 4 goals, 2 assists; Corey Carson, LT, 3 goals, 2 assists; Zack Nard, LT, 14 saves; Justin Sterenka, S, 3 goals, 2 assists, 9 ground balls; Danielson, S, 7 saves.

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.

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