High school lacrosse results for Thursday, May 12 (AP-style game summaires)

High school lacrosse results for Thursday, May 12

Caption: Going Airborn! Bainbridge High School’s Kelsey Mackin (#11 white) goes airborn while firing off one of two goals against Seattle Prep in Thursday’s girls Division I quarterfinal at Bainbridge High School. The Spartans advanced to the state seminfinals with an 18 – 4 win over the Panthers. Credit: Michael Jardine

Girls Division I
Quarterfinal Playoffs (winners advance to semifinals)

Issaquah advances to state girls lacrosse semifinals behind Katie Mincin’s 7 goals
REDMOND – Katie Mincin led the charge with 7 goals and an assist as Issaquah advanced to the semifinal round of the Washington state girls Division I high school lacrosse tournament with a 17 – 14 quarterfinal playoff win, Thursday at Marymoor Park in Redmond.

With the win, Issaquah next faces Bainbridge, which defeated Seattle Prep on Thursday, in the state semifinals, Tuesday, May 17.

Despite losing its last two games of the season, falling to Seattle Prep 18 – 10 on May 4 and Bainbridge 18 – 8 on May 6, Issaquah took charge early and never looked back.

In the first, Katie Mincin opened scoring, firing a shot past Grace Hamilton just 2:23 into the game. The #5 seed Issaquah squad, which finished the regular season 6-4-1, went on to score the next three goals over the next 4 minutes to take a 4 – 0 lead on the way to a 10 – 8 halftime advantage. In the second, Issaquah again penetrated the Lake Sammamish defense, scoring seven more to seal the playoff win.

In their only other meeting of the season, Issaquah fell to Lake Sammamish 20 – 16 on March 14.

Lake Sammamish finished the season with a 7-4-1 overall record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Issaquah 17, Lake Sammamish 14 (Katie Mincin, IS, 7 goals, 1 assist; Emily Mincin, IS, 3 goals; Sophie Schiefelbein, IS, 3 goals; Haley Mincin, IS, 1 goal, 2 assists; Laura Voss, IS, 16 saves: Allison Clements, LS, 4 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls, 4 draw controls; Emily Sokol, LS, 3 goals, 3 ground balls; Claire Monsaas, LS, 3 goals, 3 ground balls; Grace Hamilton, LS, 7 saves)

Biggers nets 5 as Bainbridge advances to girls state semifinals
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Jaclyn Biggers scored 5 goals to lead undefeated Bainbridge into the state semifinal lacrosse playoffs with an 18 – 4 quarterfinal win over Seattle Prep, Thursday at Bainbridge High School. The win gave the high flying Spartans 12 for the season.

The #1 seed Spartans entered the game with season-finishing wins against Mercer Island 17-7 on April 27, a forfeit win against Tacoma on May 4 and an 18 – 8 defeat of Issaquah on May 6.

For Bainbridge Biggers added 3 assists and grabbed 4 ground balls. Other top Spartans included Hannah Knostman with 4 goals and an assists, Bea Sheffer with 3 goals and an assist and Medleine Stevenson with 7 saves.

Seattle Prep finished the season 5-7-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Bainbridge 18, Seattle Prep 4 (Jaclyn Biggers, B, 5 goals, 3 assists, 4 ground balls; Hannah Knostman, B, 4 goals, 1 assist; Bea Sheffer, B, 3 goals, 1 assist; Madeline Stevenson, B, 7 saves)

Snohomish advances to state girls lacrosse semifinals behind Lamphere’s 5 goals
SNOHOMISH – Stephanie Lamphere scored 5 goals and delivered 3 assists as Snohomish advanced to the Washington state girls Division I high school lacrosse tournament semifinals with a 19 – 5 quarterfinal playoff win over Eastside Catholic, Thursday at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.

The win over Eastside Catholic was the second of the season for Snohomish, which downed the Crusaders 18 – 13 at home on April 18.

The #2 seed Snohomish squad, which won its last three games of the season to compile a 15-1-1 overall record, next faces Lakeside in the state semifinals, Tuesday, May 17. Lakeside defeated Mercer Island 11 – 9 in its state quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, to advance.

Other top Snohomish performers included Emily Dalrymple with 3 goals and Meaghan Hess, Rebekah Price and Emily Hale each with 2 goals. Morgan Miller had 10 saves in goal.

Eastside Catholic finished out its season with a 5-7-0 overall record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Snohomish 19, Eastside Catholic 5 (Stephanie Lamphere, S, 5 goals, 3 assists, 1 ground balls; Emily Dalrymple, S, 3 goals, 2 ground balls; Meaghan Hess, S, 2 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Rebekah Price, S, 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Emily Hale, S, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Morgan Miller, S, 10 saves; Lauren Breynaert, EC, 4 goals, 4 draw controls; Alex Foreman, EC, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Kate Slyngstad, EC, 1 goal, 2 caused turnovers; Justice Gilbert, EC, 6 saves)

Fox ignites Lakeside to 11 – 9 defeat of Mercer Island in state quarterfinals
SEATTLE – Natalie Fox’s tying goal with 13:18 remaining in the second ignited a three-goal run by Lakeside to send the defending state champions into the semifinal round of the state tournament with an 11 – 9 quarterfinal playoff win over Mercer Island, Thursday at the Lakeside Upper School in north Seattle.

The #3 seed Lions next face Snohomish, which won its quarterfinal matchup with Eastside Catholic, in the state semifinals, Tuesday, May 17. The win was the first of the year by the Lions over the #6 seed Islanders. The two rivals played to a 12 – 12 tie on March 25 in their only other meeting.

Undefeated in its last three starts of the season, Lakeside fell behind the Islanders 5 – 4 by the intermission. In the second, the Islanders battled a strictly officiated game where a total of 12 yellow cards were issued between teams, struck first as Elena Skouras beat Lakeside goaltender Madeline Hurlbut at 24:15 to take a 6 – 4 lead and put the Lions further on their heels.

Just 51 seconds later, Lakeside’s Kaylee Best scored the first of three unanswered goals by Lakeside to eventually put the Lions in charge 7 – 6. The Islanders fought back with the tying goal at 15:04 by Tyler Sherper and the go-ahead score at 14:47 by Madison Blackburn, before Fox ignited the Lions’ final run. With Lakeside leading 10 – 8, the two traded goals to round out the scoring.

Mercer Island finishes its season with a 6-5-1 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Lakeside 11, Mercer Island 9 (Natalie Fox, LS, 5 goals; Emma Dorland, LS, 3 goals; Madeline Hurlbut, LS, 10 saves; Elena Skouras, MI, 4 goals; Elizabeth Bachman, MI, 2 goals, 2 assists; Madison Blackburn, MI, 1 goal; Tyler Sherper, MI, 1 goal; Katie Martin, MI, 1 goal; Erika Eagan, MI, 8 saves; Andrea Hatsukami, MI, 1 save)

Boys Division II
Play in Game (winner advances to quarterfinal playoffs)

Shiplett nets go ahead goal to lift Hale into first round playoff matchup
SEATTLE – David Shiplett scored the eventual game winner with just under 6 minutes remaining to lift Nathan Hale into a first-round playoff matchup with undefeated Woodinville with an 8 – 7 boys high school lacrosse win, Thursday at Georgetown Fields in Seattle.

The win was the second of the season against Roosevelt and the eight overall for Hale, which broke a deadlock with the Roughriders for the third and final playoff spot in the Metro conference.

Hale held Roosevelt scoreless in the first and added 2 goals in the second for the 3 – 1 halftime lead. In the third, the Roughriders added 3 goals closing the gap to 5 – 4. In the fourth, Roosevelt evened the score at 5 – 5 in the second minute of play and eventually took a 7 – 6 lead with 6:35 remaining, but was unable to sustain its advantage as Hale struck back with the game-evening goal just off the faceoff, which set up Shipplet’s winner just under a minute later.

Jack MacIntire scored 3 goals and Shiplett had 2 goals and 10 ground balls for Hale. Roosevelt’s Eli Harmon netted 3 goals and Kevin Ault had 16 saves in goal.

Hale faces Cascade Conference winner Woodinville (14-0-0) in first round playoff action Friday, May 13 in a 7 p.m. start at Woodinville High School. Roosevelt concludes its season with a 6-10-0 overall record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Nathan Hale 8, Roosevelt 7 (Jack MacIntire, NH, 3 goals; David Shiplett, NH, 2 goals, 1 assist, 10 ground balls; Will Snider, NH, 2 goals, Alan Ginn, NH, 8 saves; Eli Harmon, R, 3 goals; David Hermansen, R, 2 goals; Kevin Ault, R, 16 saves)

Skagit Valley wins rare mini-playoff to secure Division II Skagit Conference lacrosse crown
MT. VERNON – Skagit Valley won both of its mini-playoffs to capture the regular season crown in the Skagit Conference and advance to a first round playoff berth in pre-tournament tie-breaker lacrosse action, Thursday at Mt. Vernon High School.

The rarely used playoff format, designed to unlock a three-team tie at the end of the regular season, matched Skagit Valley, North County and Whatcom playing one 24-minute half against each other for a total of two halves each.

Skagit, which prevailed for the conference title by defeating North County 3 – 1 and Whatcom 4 – 1 in its mini-games, will face North Kitsap Saturday, May 14 in a 3:30 p.m. start at Mt. Vernon High School.

In first round playoff action, North County (7-6-0) faces Highline (12-6-0), Friday, May 13 in an 8 p.m. start at Moshier Park in Burien. Whatcom (6-5-0) concludes its season.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Mini-Playoff Format to Determine Skagit Conference Title. Skagit: 2 wins – declared conference champion. Skagit Valley 3, North County 1; North County 5, Whatcom 1; Skagit Valley 4, Whatcom 1 (no scoring details for the mini-game format)

Stevens hat trick lifts North Kitsap into lacrosse state tournament
POULSBO – Nick Stevens scored 3 goals and collected 10 ground balls as North Kitsap earned a date with Skagit Valley by defeating Port Angeles 7 – 5 in a tie breaker for third place in the Olympic Conference, Thursday at North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo.

The win gives North Kitsap sole possession of third place and a first round playoff matchup with Skagit Valley, which also won its tie break, Saturday, May 14 in a 3:30 p.m. start at Mt. Vernon High School.

Aaron Hack had a goal and 8 assists for North Kitsap. PA’s Jacob Dostie netted 2 goals and grabbed 7 ground balls and Keegan Gallagher scored a goal and grabbed 9 ground balls. Julian Walls had 19 saves in goal for Port Angeles.

North Kitsap enters the playoffs with a 6-8-0 record. Port Angeles wraps-up its season with a 4-10-0 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: North Kitsap 7, Port Angeles 5 (Nick Stevens, NK, 3 goals, 10 ground balls; Ryan Perez, NK 1 goal, 2 assists; Aaron Hack, NK, 1 goal, 8 assists; Jacob Dostie, PA, 2 goals, 7 ground balls; Keegan Gallagher, PA, 1 goal, 9 ground balls; Julian Walls, PA, 19 saves)

Boys Division I
Regular Season

Moody hat trick leads Curtis past Owls in boys lacrosse
REDMOND – Quinn Moody scored 3 goals to lead Curtis to an 11 – 8 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Overlake, Thursday at the Overlake School in Redmond. The win was the 11th of the season for Curtis which finished the season 11-5-0, in second place in the Southwest Conference.

Top performers for Curtis included Brandon Dean, Tyler Jamison and Alex Larson with 2 goals each. Dean, Jamison and Cory Monaghan combined for 19 ground balls to lead the Curtis defense. Tony Nigh and Zack Budnick split time in the nets, combining for 22 saves. For Overlake, Frost Cunningham led all scorers with 4 goals and Erik Risa netted 2 goals and grabbed 15 ground balls.

Curtis concludes its season with a three game win streak to finish 11-5-0, while Overlake concludes its season with 5-10-0 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Curtis 11, Overlake 8 (Quinn Moody, C, 3 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Brandon Dean, C, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Tyler Jamison, C, 2 goals, 8 ground balls; Alex Larson, C, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Cory Monaghan, C, 6 ground balls; Zack Budnick, C, 11 saves; Tony Nigh, C, 11 saves; Frost Cunningham, OV, 4 goals, 3 ground balls; Erik Risa, OV, 2 goals, 15 ground balls; Brandon D’Ewart, OV, 8 ground balls; Henk Walda, OV, 6 saves)

Tahoma takes down Puyallup in boys lacrosse
MAPLE VALLEY – Desmond Decker and Jake Drumm each scored 4 goals as Tahoma scored 7 unanswered goals in the second half to down Puyallup 16 – 9 in boys high school lacrosse action,
Thursday at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley.

In a scrappy and tightly contest first half, Puyallup took the early lead 5 – 4 but was countered by Tahoma in the second who outscored Puyallup by a goal to even the game at 9 – 9 going into the intermission.

Puyallup entered the third quarter missing its captain Robert Abbott who did not return to the contest after the junior suffered a vicious blow to the head by a Tahoma defender in the second quarter.

Missing their leading scorer and top ground ball man on defense, Puyallup was never able to recover or find the Tahoma net again. Tahoma finished the game holding Puyallup scoreless, scoring 4 in the third and 3 in the fourth.

Drumm grabbed 8 ground balls and Justin Hanson had 10 saves to lead Tahoma on defense. Abbott led Puyallup scoring with 3 goals and an assist and Austin Wolfe grabbed 5 goals and Josh Kohler had 17 saves in goal to lead the defense.

Tahoma finished the season with a 13-4-0 record. Puyallup wrapped-up its season 2-12-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Tahoma 16, Puyallup 9 (Desmond Decker, T, 4 goals, 2 assists; Jake Drumm, T, 4 goals, 1 assist, 8 ground balls; Justin Hanson, T, 10 saves; Robert Abbott, P, 3 goals, 1 assist; Austin Wolfe, P, 5 ground balls; Josh Kohler, P, 17 saves)

Games for Friday, May 13

Boys Division I
Regular Season

King’s Way at Vashon (Vashon HS / 6 p.m.)
Liberty at Issaquah (Issaquah HS / 7 p.m.)
Lake Washington at Bellevue (Bellevue HS / 8 p.m.)
Stadium at Mukilteo (Kamiak HS / 8 p.m.)
Mercer Island at Skyline (Skyline HS / 8 p.m.)

Boys Division II
Opening Round Playoffs (winners advance to quarterfinals)

Redmond at Blanchet (Blanchet HS / 4:30 p.m.)
Providence at Klahowya (Klahowya Secondary School / 6 p.m.)
Nathan Hale at Woodinville (Woodinville HS / 7 p.m.)
North County at Highline (Moshier Park / 8 p.m.)

Girls Division I
Next Games: Semifinal Playoffs – Tuesday, May 17

Bainbridge vs. Issaquah (location / time TBD)
Snohomish vs. Lakeside (location / time TBD)

Girls Division II
Quarterfinal Playoffs (winners advance to semifinals)

Kennedy at Overlake (Overlake School / 6 p.m.)
Lake Sammamish at Garfield (Magnuson Park 1 / 5 p.m.)
Ballard at Klahhowya (Central Kitsap Junior High / 6 p.m.)
Bainbridge at Bellevue East (Interlake High School / 6:30 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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