Comcast to broadcast four Washington prep lacrosse games including state championships in 2011

Comcast to broadcast four Washington prep lacrosse games including state championships in 2011

SEATTLE – The Washington state chapter of US Lacrosse has reached an agreement with Comcast to air a total of four high school lacrosse games including the Washington Lacrosse State Championships in 2011 on the Comcast On Demand service.

Games include the Washington Lacrosse High School State Championship boys Division I title game on Saturday, May 28. Regular season games include Issaquah vs. 2010 state runner-up Mercer Island on Friday, April 15; defending state champion Bellevue vs. Skyline on Tuesday, May 3; Bainbridge vs. 2010 state runner up Mercer Island on Saturday, May 7.

The four boys games are available exclusively to Comcast customers at no cost.

The agreement with Gametapes, the sports production division of SoDo Media, a Seattle-based video and multimedia company, will provide for the availability of local games on Comcast On Demand within 48 hours of the conclusion of each of the games.

2011 Comcast On-Demand High School Lacrosse Games

Fri., April 15, 2011
Issaquah vs. Mercer Island ( 8 p.m. / Mercer Island High School Stadium)

Tues., May 3, 2011
Bellevue vs. Skyline (8 p.m. / Skyline High School)

Sat., May 7, 2011
Bainbridge vs. Mercer Island (7 p.m. / Mercer Island High School Stadium)

Sat., May 28, 2011
Washington Lacrosse State Championship Boys Division 1 Title Game (Memorial Stadium – Seattle)

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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