High school lacrosse results for Saturday, April 9 / Sunday, April 10 (AP-style game summaries)

High school lacrosse results for Saturday, April 9 / Sunday, April 10

Caption: Ballard sophomore Vann Fulfs (Black #19) takes a shot against Mt. Si in Division II high school lacrosse action, Saturday at Ballard High School. The Beavers won 14 – 1 to lift their record to 3-6-0 on the season. Credit: Bob McCormick / Ballard High School


Sunday, April 10

Boys Division I

Bainbridge drops West Linn, advances to 8-0

West Linn, Ore. – Alex Crane netted 4 goals to lead undefeated Bainbridge to its 8th win of the season with a 9 – 3 boys high school lacrosse domination of Oregon’s West Linn High School, Sunday near Portland.

One of just two remaining undefeated teams in Division I play, Bainbridge built momentum with Saturday’s defeat of King’s Way in Vancouver to power its way past West Linn.

In the first, the Spartans jumped out to a 5 – 1 lead and quickly built an 8 – 2 halftime advantage before matching the Lions goal for goal in the third to round out scoring.

Spartan scoring included 2 goals each by Henry Deery-Schmitt and Cameron Parker along with a solo shot by Sean Kennedy. Connor Cather had 7 ground balls and Julian Skotheim-Hills had 10 saves in goal.

Bainbridge (8-0-0) next faces Vashon (1-3-0), Wednesday, April 13 in a 7 p.m. start at Vashon High School.

The loss was the fifth of the season for the Lions, which have seven Oregon High School Lacrosse Association final four appearances, but are currently reside in last place of the Oregon Three Rivers Conference.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Bainbridge 9, West Linn (Ore.) 3 (Alex Crane, B, 4 goals, 1 ground ball; Henry Deery-Schmitt, B, 2 goals; Cameron Parker, B, 2 goals; Sean Kennedy, B, 1 goal; Connor Cather, B, 7 ground balls; Julian Skotheim-Hills, B, 10 saves; Kevin Cathcart, W, 2 goals; Jack McMenomey, W, 1 goal; Christian Wilson, W, 6 ground balls; Corey Etheridge, W, 10 saves, 2 ground balls)

Saturday, April 9

Boys Division I

Mercer Islander downs Lincoln-Sudbury, finishes eastern trip 2-1
SUDBURY, Mass. – Connor Bernal scored 2 goals as Mercer Island held on to defeat Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School 8 – 7 in high school lacrosse action, Saturday in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

The win was the second for the Islanders in a three-game spring break road swing through Massachusetts. On Wednesday, Mercer Island defeated Duxbury, 7-6 in overtime and then dropped a 9-5 decision to Concord-Carlisle Friday night before closing out the trip with a win.

Bernal was among six Islanders to score in a game that easily could have gone to Lincoln-Duxbury had Islander goaltender Brian Bernstein not come up with clutch saves with time expiring.

In the first, Mercer Island build an early 4 – 1 lead that held until late in the second quarter, when Lincoln-Sudbury’s Dan Delaney converted two goals within 90 seconds to close the gap to 4 – 3 at the half.

In the third, the Islanders scored three more to go up 6 – 3 before the Warriors came charging back with back-to-back goals by Connor Hall and Delaney Booth to again make it a one-goal game.

In the fourth, MI added an insurance goal, but was challenged in the final minutes as the Warriors hit the pipe for the third time in the game and Bernstein rejected two more shots in the final minutes to hold on for the win.

Lincoln-Sudbury was flagged for 11 penalties with the Islanders netting goals on five man-advantage opportunities.

Mercer Island (9-2-0) next faces rival Issaquah (7-4), Friday, April 15 at an 8 p.m. start at Islander Stadium. Issaquah lost three straight in its spring-break swing through New Jersey.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Mercer Island 7 Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.) 5 (no scoring details available)

Bellevue lacrosse falls to Coppell, leaves Texas 2-1
COPPELL, Tex. – Sam Leggett’s 10 ground balls were not enough to shut down the powerful offense of two-time defending Texas Division II state champions Coppell as Bellevue fell to the Cowboys 13 – 6, Saturday at Lesley Field in Coppell.

The loss was just the second this season for the defending Washington Division I champions and wrapped up a 2-1 spring break road swing for the Wolverines through the heartland of Texas. Bellevue opened on Wednesday with a 10 – 4 win over Plano West and Friday dropped Highland Park 8 – 7.

Leggett was among five Wolverines to score solo-shots, but none able to convert twice in the game played in unfamiliar confines of an 18,000 seat stadium with 90 degree heat and 30 mph Texas winds.

In the first, Coppell opened scoring with Nate Hruby grabbing a deflected ball and beating Bellevue’s Austin Boyd. Despite struggling to clear into gusting winds, Bellevue defenseman Blake Backer netted his first varsity goal just minutes later to knot the game at one goal apiece before the Cowboys finished the quarter up 4 – 2. Both traded goals in the second with Coppell taking a 7 – 5 advantage into the intermission. In the second half, the Cowboys finally broke loose scoring 3 in the third and another 3 in the fourth to cruise to the win.

Bellevue (7-2-0) next faces Lynnwood (0-6-0), Thursday, April 14 in a 7 p.m. start at Meadowdale High School.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Coppell (Tex.) 13, Bellevue 6 (Blake Backer, B, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Eric Haehl, B, 1 goal; Nick Hudson, B, 1 goal; Cole Johnson, B, 1 goal, 1 assist; Sam Leggett, B, 1 goal, 10 ground balls; Blake Samuel, B, 1 goal; Austin Boyd, B, 10 saves)

Eastlake jumps on Three Rivers in boys lacrosse
SAMMAMISH – Zach Shute, Josiah Fonte and Brian Quick all netted 3 goals to power Eastlake past Three Rivers 14 – 4 in boys high school lacrosse action, Saturday at Eastlake High School in Sammamish. The win evened Eastlake’s record at 4-4-1 on the season.

Eastlake opened scoring with four in the first and added another five in the second to take a healthy 9 – 2 lead into the intermission. After trading solo shots in the third, Eastlake netted four more goals in the fourth to cruise to the win.

Eastlake (4-4-1) next faces Vashon, Thursday, April 14 in a 7 p.m. start at Eastlake High School. Three Rivers (6-4-0) next travels to Hermiston, Ore. for a 5:30 p.m. start on Monday, April 1.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Eastlake 14, Three Rivers 4 (Zach Shute, E, 3 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Josiah Fonte, E, 3 goals, 7 ground balls; Brian Quick, E, 3 goals, 5 ground balls; Patrick Keogh, E, 2 goals, 4 assists; Chris Wright, E, 5 ground balls; Will Tseng, E, 5 ground balls; Avery Harkins, E, 6 saves)

Issaquah squanders halftime lead, falls to Peddie in New Jersey
HIGHSTOWN, NJ – Matt O’Neill scored 2 goals and goaltender O’Neil Hughes managed 10 saves, but Issaquah was unable to sustain a 3 – 1 halftime lead, falling to The Peddie School 6 – 4 in high school lacrosse action, Saturday in Highstown, NJ.

The loss was the third of a spring break road swing through New Jersey for the Eagles. On Wednesday, Issaquah fell 10 – 9 to Rutgers Prep in an overtime heartbreaker and dropped a 10 – 3 decision to Lawrenceville on Thursday before slipping again on Saturday.

Despite the nearly impenetrable shroud of a zone defense, Issaquah managed to take advantage of a man up situation in the first as Duncan Hamilton snagged a Michael Hatcher pass on the high crease to take an early 1 – 0 lead. With the keys to the zone finally in hand, the Eagles struck again with 30 seconds remaining in the quarter, as Ben Director grabbed a Matt O’Neill pass and fired it home for the 2 -0 advantage.

Early in the second, O’Neill fired a riser on the Peddie keeper, hitting him square in the facemask, but still managed to put the ball into the to put the Eagles up 3 – 0. Following a Peddie score late in the half, the Eagles took a 3 -1 advantage into the intermission.

In the third, the Falcons rebounded to knot the game at 3 -3, before Issaquah again took the lead on a backdoor cut from Ashton Ritchie. With just 11 seconds remaining Peddie again charged back to tie the game at 4 – 4 to set up a decisive final quarter.

In the fourth, playing with a man advantage, Peddie finally struck for the lead and converted another shot just minutes later to make it 6 – 4. The Eagles challenged with just minutes remaining in regulation, but they came up empty as their shots sailed past the cage.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Peddie School (NJ) 6, Issaquah 4 (Matt O’Neill, IS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Duncan Hamilton, IS, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Ashton Ritchie, IS, 1 goal; Kevin Powers, IS, 5 ground balls; O’Neil Hughes, IS, 10 saves)

Rambaldini nets 6 as Eastside Catholic lax downs Oregon’s Central Catholic
PORTLAND, Ore. – Michael Rambaldini scored a season-high 6 goals and Drew Beggs grabbed 11 ground balls to lead Eastside Catholic to a 19 – 5 boys high school lacrosse win over Central Catholic High School, Saturday in Portland.

The Crusaders struck early, jumping out to a 4 – 1 lead in the first quarter before expanding their margin to 8 – 2 at the intermission. In the third, the Crusaders again scored 4 goals and broke the game open with another 7 in the final stanza.

Kyle Decker had 2 goals and 3 assists and Colin Schriever had 5 saves in goal for the Crusaders. Max Rompa was the leading scorer for Central Catholic with 3 goals, while Jake Norling had 14 saves in the nets.

Eastside Catholic (7-2-0) next faces Lynnwood (0-5-0), Tuesday, April 12 in a 7 p.m. start at Meadowdale High School.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Eastside Catholic 19, Central Catholic (Ore.) 5 (Michael Rambaldini, EC, 6 goals; Kyle Decker, EC, 2 goals, 3 assists; Drew Beggs, EC, 11 ground balls; Colin Schriever, EC, 5 saves; Max Rompa, CC, 3 goals; Cody Simmons, CC, 1 goal; Austin Scruggs-Holt, CC, 1 goal; Jake Norling, CC, 14 saves)


Skyline falls to Jesuit lacrosse in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – Cannon Gardner scored 5 goals as Skyline fell to Jesuit 17 – 9 in boys high school lacrosse action, Saturday, at Cronin Field on the campus of Portland’s Jesuit High School.

Bringing a 5-1-0 Oregon High School Lacrosse record into the game, Jesuit jumped out to an early 6 – 1 lead in the first. In the second, Skyline countered with 4 goals of its own to narrow the gap to 10 – 6 at the half. Following a close third quarter, Jesuit broke loose with 4 goals in the fourth to power to win.

Skyline’s Jack Pruitt and Max Saffle each had 2 goals in the win and Cory Larson was busy in the nets with 20 saves.

Skyline (6-4-0) next faces Mukilteo (1-4-0), Tuesday, April 12 at Kamiak High School.
In Oregon, Jesuit (6-1-0) next faces Lake Oswego (6-1-0), Wednesday, April 13 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Portland’s Cronin Field.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Jesuit (Ore.) 17, Skyline 9 (Cannon Gardner, S, 5 goals, 3 ground balls; Jack Pruitt, S, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Max Saffle, S, 2 goals, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Cory Larson, S, 20 saves)

Bainbridge drops King’s Way in boys lacrosse
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Cameron Parker netted 4 goals to lead Bainbridge to a 12 – 7 boys high school lacrosse win over King’s Way, Saturday at Columbia River High School. The win was the 7th of the season for the undefeated Spartans.

Bainbridge built on a 4 – 2 first quarter lead to take an 8 – 5 margin into the intermission. In the third, King’s Way gained momentum, outscoring the Spartans 2 – 1, but in the end, Bainbridge scored 3 unanswered goals to shut out the Knights in the fourth and take the win.

A total of six Bainbridge players scored in the game including 2 goals each by Henry Deery-Schmitt, Alexander Rabin, Alex Crane and Jacob Goodman. Julian Skotheim netted 23 saves.

Bainbridge (7-0-0) travels across the Columbia on Sunday, April 9 to face West Linn in Portland. King’s Way (5-3-0) next faces Seattle Prep (3-4-0), Friday, April 15 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Seattle’s Lower Woodland Park playfield.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Bainbridge 12, King’s Way 7 (Cameron Parker, B, 4 goals, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Henry Deery-Schmitt, B, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Alexander Rabin, B, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Alex Crane, B, 2 goals, 8 ground balls; Jacob Goodman, b, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Julian Skotheim, B, 23 saves; Tyler Preston, KW, 3 goals, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Jack Beall, KW, 1 goal, 3 assists, 1 ground ball; Clayton Frank, KW, 1 goal, 1 assist, 10 ground balls; Koda Robinson, KW, 1 goal; Nick Guinett, 1 goal, 5 ground balls; Max Zandstra, KW, 26, saves)

Lakeside boys down Puyallup
SUMNER – Connor Haney grabbed a loose ball in front of the Puyallup net and fired the game-winning shot past Puyallup’s Josh Kohler with 1:23 remaining in overtime to give Lakeside an 8 – 7 sudden death overtime victory, Saturday at Sumner High School. The win was the second of the season for the Lions.

With Puyallup leading 5 – 2 with just over 2 minutes left in the third, Keaton Santi exploded for three unassisted goals in 1 minute, 48 seconds to tie the game at 5 – 5. With both squads netting a pair of goals in the fourth, the game moved to the extra period.

In the first, Lakeside jumped out to a 1 – 0 lead, but was answered by 3 unanswered Puyallup goals in the second to limp into the intermission down 3 – 1. In the third, the two squads traded goals before Santi unleashed his scoring run.

Lakeside (2-9-0) next faces Lake Tapps (2-4-0), Tuesday, April 12 in a 5 p.m. start at the Lakeside Upper School in north Seattle. Puyallup (0-7-0) next faces Curtis (4-3-0), Saturday, April 16 at Puyallup’s Sparks Stadium.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Lakeside 8, Puyallup 7 OT (Keaton Santi, L, 5 goals, 1 assist; 2 ground balls; Gabe Pascually, L, 2 goals, 6 ground balls; Connor Haney, L, 1 goals, 12 ground balls; Peter Scott, L, 17 saves; Trevor Buman, P, 3 goals, 2 assists, 2 ground balls; Dean Morris, P, 3 goals, 4 ground balls; Nolan Ernst, P, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Robert Abbott, P, 1 assist; 11 ground balls; Skylar Bridgeman, P, 6 ground balls; Austin Wolfe, P, 6 ground balls; Thomas North, P, 5 ground balls; Josh Kohler, P, 12 saves)

Boys Division II

Skagit Valley downs Highline for 2nd lax win
ANACORTES – Griffin Van Baush scored 2 fourth quarter goals but grabbed a season-high 17 ground balls to lead Skagit Valley both on offense and defense to its second win of the season with a 3 – 2 boys high school lacrosse victory over Highline, Saturday at Volunteer Park in Anacortes.

In the first, Skagit Valley’s Mac Burnett took a nifty pass from Griffin Van Baush and fired a shot past Highline goalkeeper Tanner Seramur for the quarter’s only goal. Highline responded in the second with Daniel Radall converting a Calabe Simpson pass to beat Skagit Valley’s Jordan Johnson for a goal.

Van Baush later converted for two goals of his own in the fourth to round out scoring as Skagit Valley cruised to its second win of the season.

Skagit Valley (2-4-0) next faces San Juan, Wednesday, April 13 in a 5 p.m. start at Anacortes High School. Highline (3-3-0) next faces Klahowya (3-1-0), Monday, April 11 in an 8 p.m. start at Moshier Park.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Skagit Valley 3, Highline 2 (Griffin Van Baush, SV, 2 goals, 1 assist, 17 ground balls; Mac Burnett, SV, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Jordan Johnson, SV, 7 saves; Daniel Radall, H, 1 goal; Calabe Simpson, H, 1 goal, 1 assist; Dimits Jones, H, 6 ground balls; Tanner Seramur, H, 10 saves)

Ballard rolls past Mt. Si for 3rd lax win
SEATTLE – Brian Gemme scored a season-high 5 goals to lead Ballard to its third win of the season with a 14 – 1 boys Division II high school lacrosse win over Mt. Si, Saturday at Ballard High School.

Ballard scored 6 unanswered goals in the first and extended their lead to 7 – 1 at the intermission before netting another 7 in the second half to cruise to the win.

Gemme’s 5 goals were followed by Jacob Marks with 3 goals and an assist, Nic Conti with 1 goal and 3 assists and Nick Onstad-Hawes with 6 saves in goal for the Beavers. Mt. Si’s lone goal came from Henry Owens in the second. Matthew Yan and Cameron Pike combined for 16 saves in goal for Mt. Si.

Ballard (3-6-0) next faces Franklin (0-7-0), Tuesday, April 12 in a 5 p.m. start at Franklin High School. Mt. Si (1-6-0) next faces Liberty (1-3-0), Tuesday, April 12 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Snoqualmie Middle School

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Ballard 14, Mt. Si 1 (Brian Gemme, B, 5 goals, 1 ground ball; Jacob Marks, B, 3 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Nic Conti, B, 1 goal, 3 assists, 2 ground balls; Nick Onstad Hawes, B, 6 saves; Henry Owens, MS, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Matthew Yan, MS, 8 saves, Cameron Pike, MS, 8 saves)

Shiplett leads Hale past Selah in boys lacrosse
SEATTLE – David Shiplett matched a season-high 5 goals, but owned the defensive side of the field with 17 ground balls to lead Nathan Hale to a 10 – 9 boys Division II high school lacrosse win over Selah, Saturday at Summit Fields in Seattle.

With his defensive work, Shiplett now ranks second in Division II play with 37 ground balls, trailing only Wenatchee’s Mitchell Parks. William Snider helped the Raiders with 2 goals and an assists and Alan Ginn had 12 saves in goal.

Nathan Hale (4-3-0) next faces Garfield (4-2-0), Tuesday, April 12 in a 5 p.m. start at Genesee Park. Selah (2-6-0) next faces Wenatchee (7-2-0), Wednesday, April 13 in a 6 p.m. start at Wenatchee Valley College.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Nathan Hale 10, Selah 9 (David Shiplett, NH, 5 goals, 17 ground balls; William Snider, NH, 2 goals, 1 assist; 4 ground balls; Alan Ginn, NH, 12 saves)

Games for Monday, April 11

Boys Division I
Next Games: Tuesday, April 12

Boys Division II
Three Rivers at Hermiston (Oregon / 5:30 p.m.)
Klahowya at Highline (Moshier Park / 8:00 p.m.)

Girls Division I
Lakeside at Seattle Prep (Magnuson Park 1 / 3:45 p.m.)

Girls Division II
North Kitsap at Lake Sammamish (Marymoor #9 / 5:00 p.m.)
Forest Ridge at Klahowya (Klahowya Secondary School / 6:45 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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