High school lacrosse results for Sunday, March 27 (AP-style game summaries)

High school lacrosse results for Sunday, March 27

Caption: Bainbridge’s Jacob Goodman (white #20) scores the game winner giving the Spartans a 9 – 8 win over Oregon Episcopal, Sunday at the NW Invitational on Mercer Island. The annual high school lacrosse tournament featured 14 lacrosse squads from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and British Columbia including the state champions from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Nevada. Credit: Michael Jardine

Boys Division I

MI lacrosse closes out NW Invitational with win over Lincoln
MERCER ISLAND – Doug Mahony scored 4 goals and Colton Knebel netted 3 to drive Mercer Island’s offense in a 13 – 9 defeat of Oregon’s Lincoln, Sunday on the final day of the NW Invitational high school lacrosse tournament at Mercer Island High School. The win lifted the Islanders to 5-0-0 on the season. Mahony’s offensive output gives him 15 goals on the season. Other offensive contributors for the Islanders included Grant Preisler and Alex Robbs with 2 goals, and T. Claes Johnson with 4 assists. Brian Bernstein had 9 saves in goal.

In other NW invitational action on Sunday, Bainbridge downed Oregon Episcopal School 9 – 8, Centennial (Nev.) downed Timberline (Ore.) 21 – 9, New Westminster (BC) downed Lakeridge (Ore.) 13 – 7, and Claremont (BC) downed Palo Verde (Nev.) 12 – 5.

The annual high school tournament featured 14 lacrosse squads from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and British Columbia including the state champions from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Nevada.

Mercer Island (5-0-0) next faces Bellevue on Thursday, March 31 in an 8 p.m. start at Bellevue High School.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Mercer Island 13, Lincoln (Ore) 9 (Doug Mahony, MI, 4 goals, 2 ground balls; Colton Knebel, MI, 3 goals, 7 ground balls; Grant Preisler, MI, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Alex Robbs, MI, 2 goals, 1 ground balls; T. Claes Johnson, MI, 4 assists; Brian Bernstein, MI, 9 saves)

Bainbridge lacrosse closes out NW Invitational with win over Oregon Episcopal
MERCER ISLAND – Cam Parker and Alex Rabin each netted 3 goals as Bainbridge edged Oregon Episcopal School 9 – 8 on the final day of the NW invitational high school lacrosse tournament on Mercer Island. The win elevated Bainbridge to 5-0-0 on the season.

In other NW invitational action on Sunday, Mercer Island downed Lincoln (Ore.) 13 – 9, Centennial (Nev.) downed Timberline (Ore.) 21 – 9, New Westminster (BC) downed Lakeridge (Ore.) 13 – 7, and Claremont (BC) downed Palo Verde (Nev.) 12 – 5.

The annual high school tournament featured 14 lacrosse squads from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and British Columbia including the state champions from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Nevada.

Bainbridge (5-0-0) next faces Stadium on Wednesday, April 6 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Bainbridge High School.

SCORING HIGHTLIGHTS: Bainbridge 9, Oregon Episcopal School 8 (Cameron Parker, B, 3 goals, 1 assist; Alexander Rabin, B, 3 goals)

Games for Monday, March 28

Boys Division I
Seattle Prep at Curtis (Curtis HS / 8:00 p.m.)

Boys Division II
Next Games: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Girls Division I
Next Games: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Girls Division II
Curtis at Mukilteo (Kamiak High School / 7:30 p.m.)
Garfield at Holy Names (Magnuson Park 1 / 5:30 p.m.)
Lake Tapps at Tahoma (Tahoma HS – stadium field / 7:00 p.m.)

About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the US and in Washington state has experienced double-digit annual growth throughout the past decade. With a 33-year local history, more than 4,000 students attending over 100 WIAA schools now make up 154 individual boys and girls Varsity and JV teams across eastern and western Washington. Governed by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association, the sport is played during a nine-week spring season capped by annual boys and girls state championships in late May. To learn more about lacrosse in Washington or to receive daily high school results, visit USLAX-WA.org or become a fan on facebook . To learn more about the history, traditions and values of lacrosse, college opportunities available to students, and the 21 US states now sanctioning high school lacrosse, visit USLacrosse.org.

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