Washington boys lacrosse state championships, Saturday at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium

May 24, 2010

Washington boys lacrosse state championships, Saturday at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium

Boys state semifinals set for Wednesday, May 26

SEATTLE – The 2010 Washington Boys High School State Championships for lacrosse take place, Saturday, May 29 at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium near the Seattle Center.

In the Division I championship game, the winner of Wednesday’s Bellevue, Bainbridge semifinal (7 p.m. at Bainbridge High School) takes-on the winner of Wednesday’s Issaquah, Mercer Island semifinal (8 p.m. at Mercer Island High School).

Bellevue (13-1-0 / 17-3-0) finished the regular season in 2nd place of the Northeast Conference, while Bainbridge (11-3-0 / 12-8-0) was the co-champion of the Southwest Conference. The defending state champions, Issaquah (12-2-0 / 16-4-0) finished 3rd in the Northeast Conference, while undefeated Mercer Island (14-0-0 / 19-0-0) finished the regular season as champion of the Northeast Conference.

In the Division II championship game, the winner of Wednesday’s Lynnwood, Wenatchee semifinal (5 p.m. at Wenatchee Valley College) takes-on the winner of Wednesday’s San Juan, Lake Washington semifinal (7:30 p.m. at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland).

Lynnwood (11-2-0 / 12-3-0) finished the regular season as co-champion of the Cascade Conference, while Wenatchee (12-0-0 / 13-1-0) is the Eastern Conference champion. San Juan (11-2-0 / 11-2-0) finished the season as the Skagit Conference champion, while Lake Washington (13-0-0 / 13-2-0) finished as Evergreen Conference champion.

On Saturday, May 29, the Division II title game gets underway at 5 p.m., while the Division I title game starts at 7:30 p.m.

The full-day of lacrosse events includes a 5th / 6th Grade Boys Regional Honor game at 11 a.m., 7th / 8th Grade Boys Regional All-Star game at 12 noon, Boys Division II All-Star game at 1 p.m. and Boys Division I All-Star game at 2:30 p.m.

Individual tickets for the full day are $8 and available at the gate.

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 six of the last eight years. In 2010, over 2,700 high school students representing 83 boys (www.WHSBLA.org) and 55 girls (www.WSLAX.org) varsity and jv teams in eastern and western Washington compete in a nine-week season March – May. The annual Boys and Girls Washington State High School Championships take place in late May.

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

Boys Semifinals and Finals State Tournament Schedule

Boys Division I

Semifinal Playoffs, Wednesday, May 26

Bellevue at Bainbridge (Bainbridge HS / 7:00 p.m.)

Issaquah at Mercer Island (Mercer Island HS / 8:00 p.m.)

Boys Division I State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=22716

Boys Division II

Semifinal Playoffs, Wednesday, May 26

Lynnwood at Wenatchee (Wenatchee Valley College / 5:00 p.m.)

San Juan at Lake Washington (Lake Washington HS / 7:30 p.m.)

Boys Division II State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=22715

Washington High School Lacrosse State Championships, Saturday May 29

(Memorial Stadium in Seattle)

Boys Division II State Championship (5:00 p.m.)

Boys Division I State Championship (7:30 p.m.)

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