High school lacrosse results for Friday, May 13 (AP-style game summaries)

High school lacrosse results for Friday, May 13

Caption: Blanchet’s Austin Pruitt (#77 white) fires a shot past Remdmond goaltender Nico Shewey (#28 green) in boys Division II opening round playoff action, Friday at Blanchet High School. The Braves handed Redmond an 11 – 5 defeat to advance to the quarter final round. Credit: Michael Jardine

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

Blanchet advances to quarterfinals in boys state lacrosse tourney
SEATTLE – Tyler Schmutz and and Zane Zilke each scored 2 goals to lead Blanchet into a quarterfinal berth of the boys state high school lacrosse tournament with an 11 – 5 opening round win over Redmond,
Friday at Blanchet High School in Seattle.

With the win, the Braves advance to the quarterfinal round to face Saturday’s winner of the North Kitsap, Skagit Valley opening round matchup.

In their first meeting with Redmond this season, the Braves, ranked #2 in the Metro Conference, opened the game building a 5 – 0 first quarter into a 7 – 2 lead at the half. In the third the two matched each other’s 2 goals before Blanchet pulled away with 2 fourth quarter goals for the win.

Blanchet’s Zach Traynor had 8 saves in goal. For Redmond, Harrison Stankey and Quinn Aebi led the way with 2 goals each and Nico Shewey was kept busy in the nets with 25 saves.

The Braves had won two of their last three games to finish the regular season, dropping a 16 – 4 decision to Metro winner Garfield on May 3, downed Ballard 9 – 3 on May 5, and blanked Nathan Hale 10 – 0 on May 10.

Redmond finished the season 8-6-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Blanchet 11, Redmond 5 – Blanchet advances to quarterfinals (Tyler Schmutz, B, 2 goals, 1 assists, 1 ground ball; Zane Zilke, B, 2 goals, 1 assist; Zach Traynor, B, 8 saves; Harrison Stankey, R, 2 goals, 1 assists, 2 ground balls; Quinn Aebi, R, 2 goals, 1 assist, 7 ground balls; Alex Armintrout, R, 1 goal, 1 ground balls; Nico Shewey, R, 25 saves)

Morris nets 5 as tiny Providence stuns Klahowya to advance to state lax quarterfinals
SILVERDALE – Ryan Morris scored 5 goals to lead Providence Classical Christian School into the boys state lacrosse quarterfinals with a 14 – 3 opening round playoff win over Klahowya, Friday at Klahowya Secondary School in Silverdale. The victory was the first in the post-season in the two-year history of lacrosse at the tiny Lynnwood school.

With the win, the Highlanders await the outcome of Saturday’s Skagit Valley, Three Rivers playoff to determine its quarterfinal opponent.

Providence took charge right away blanking the Eagles 5 – 0 in the first and scoring another 3 unanswered goals in the second to take a healthy 8 – 0 lead into the intermission. Klahowya, winners of eight of its last nine regular season games, was not done as the Eagles blanked the Highlanders 2 – 0 in the third to narrow the gap to 8 – 6 going into the final quarter. In the fourth, the Highlanders brought their A-game which guided them to four straight wins to close the season, scoring 6 goals to close out the win.

For Providence, the #1 seed in the Cascade Conference, Caleb Moisant joined the scoring leaders with 4 goals, while Morris and Oliver Thomas combined for 15 ground balls and David Wartes had 7 saves to keep lead the Highlanders’ defense. Klahowya’s Kavin Bastien had a goal and an assists, and Jeff Haga had a solo goal. Haga and Nick Johanson combined for 12 ground balls and Nehemiah Salo had 9 saves.

Providence closed out its second season of lacrosse play with a 12-2-0 record to earn the top seed in the Cascade Conference. In just their second year of lacrosse play, the Highlanders are making their second trip to the playoffs. In 2010, Providence dropped a 12 – 4 decision to Blanchet in the opening round.

Klahowya, seeded #3 in the Olympic Conference, closed out its season at 11-4-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Providence 14, Klahowya 3 – Providence advances to quarterfinals (Ryan Morris, P, 5 goals, 2 assists, 9 ground balls; Caleb Moisant, P, 4 goals; Oliver Thomas, P, 1 goals, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Beau Butaud, P, 1 goal, 1 assist, David Wartes, P, 7 saves; Kevin Bastien, K, 1 goal, 1 assist; Jeff Haga, K, 1 goal, 6 ground balls; Nick Johanson, K, 6 ground balls; Nehemiah Salo, K, 9 saves)

Dominant 2nd half leads Woodinville past Hale for state lax quarterfinal berth
WOODINVILLE – Tyler Paris and Daniel McKee each scored 4 goals to lead Woodinville into the boys state lacrosse tournament quarterfinals with an 11 – 5 opening round win over Nathan Hale, Friday at Woodinville High School.

Woodinville now waits to take on the winner of the North County, Highline game which will be rescheduled in the next week after the lights failed during their opening round playoff game.

With traditional playoff intensity, Cascade Conference champion Woodinville and Nathan Hale, the #3 seed in the Metro Conference, battled head-to-head with 2 goals each in the first and single goals in the second to knot the loser-go-home game at 3 – 3 at the half. In the third, demonstrating why it finished the season undefeated and allowed no more than 8 goals in any regular season game, Woodinville outscored the Raiders 4 – 2 to take a 7 – 5 lead into the final quarter. In the fourth, Hale couldn’t find an answer for the offensive momentum as Woodinville scored 4 unanswered goals to seal the victory.

Woodinville’s Paris also grabbed 7 ground balls and Dalton Combs had 12 saves in goal to lead the defense. For Hale, David Shiplett had 2 goals and 7 ground balls, Alex Wright had a goal and 3 ground balls and William Snider netted a goal and 2 ground balls.

The Raiders, who split their last four of the season at 2 -2, finished the 2011 campaign at 8-9-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Woodinville 11, Nathan Hale 5 – Woodinville advances to quarterfinals (Tyler Paris, W, 4 goals, 2 assists, 7 ground balls; Daniel McKee, W, 4 goals, 2 ground balls; Dalton Combs, W, 12 saves; David Shiplett, NH, 2 goals, 7 ground balls; Alex Wright, NH, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; William Snider, NH, 1 goal, 2 ground balls)

North County, Highline lacrosse playoff suspended after lights fail in Burien
BURIEN – Friday’s North County, Highline boys Division II opening round lacrosse playoff was suspended at halftime after the lights failed at Burien’s Moshier Memorial Park. North County led 3 – 2 at the half before play was suspended. Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association officials will reschedule the game for next week.

The matchup pits North County (Skagit #2) against Highline (Evergreen #2). North County in Lynden (7-6-0) finished as runner-up in the Skagit Conference after finishing second in a rarely imposed “mini-playoff” Friday to unlock its three-way tie with Skagit Valley and Whatcom. North County wrapped up its regular season winning three straight in games against Everett, San Juan and Whatcom. Highline (12-6-0) finished its regular season with two straight losses to Ballard and Sammamish after reeling off seven straight wins in the middle part of the season. In their only meeting this season, North County dropped Highline 8 – 6 on April 8.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: North County at Highline (suspended at halftime – North County 3, Highline 2after lights went out. To be rescheduled)

Girls Division II
Quarterfinal Playoffs (winners advance to semifinals)

Silverman’s 5 goals leads Overlake past Kennedy for state semifinal berth
REDMOND – Sarah Silverman scored 5 goals to lead Overlake into the girls state lacrosse semifinals with a 19 – 3 quarterfinal home playoff win over Kennedy, Friday at the Overlake School in Redmond.

The Northeast Conference champion Owls, winners of their last seven games of the season including a 14 – 12 decision over Wenatchee on May 3 and a 15 – 2 defeat of Mercer Island on May 6, now face Garfield on May 18 for the right to play in the state championships.

The Bulldogs powered to a 10 – 2 halftime lead before cruising to the win. For Overlake, the playoff win avenged a 14 – 11 defeat to the Lancers in the 2010 state semifinals.

Top Overlake performances came from Kerri Smith and Zoe Pinczower each with 4 goals, Grace Grubb and Katie Hill with 3 goals and Emma Howard with 2 saves in goal. Monica Moffat, Danielle Sposari and Angela Penselle all scored and Jessika Lackie had 11 saves for the Lancers.

Kennedy finished the regular season with a 7-5-1 record. They lost two of their last three games of the regular season, defeating North Kitsap 8 – 2 on May 2, dropping a 14 – 9 decision to Bainbridge on May 4, and earning a forfeit win against Lake Tapps on May 7.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Overlake 19, Kennedy 3 – Overlake advances to semifinals (Sarah Silverman, OV, 5 goals, 2 assists, 1 ground ball; Kerri Smith, OV, 4 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Zoe Pinczower, OV, 4 goals, 9 ground balls, 6 caused turnovers, 5 ground balls; Grace Grubb, OV, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Katie Hill, OV, 3 goals, 3 ground ball; Emma Howard, OV, 2 saves; Monica Moffat, K, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Danielle Sposari, K, 1 goal; Angela Penselle, K, 1 goals, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover; Jessika Lackie, K, 11 saves)

Whisman’s 8 goals leads Garfield past Lake Sammamish and into state lax semifinals
SEATTLE – Linnea Whisman scored 8 goals to lead Garfield into the girls Division II state lacrosse semifinals with an 18 – 9 quarterfinal playoff win over Lake Sammamish, Friday at Magnuson Park in Seattle.

The win, which landed Garfield in a May 18 matchup with Overlake in the state semifinals, was a refreshing change for the #2 Southwest Conference seeded Bulldogs who finished last season 11th overall and out of the playoffs before switching to Division II play in 2011.

Garfield built a 9 – 6 lead over the #3 SW Conference seed Lake Sammamish by halftime and poured on another 9 goals in the second for the post season win.

For Whisman, her scoring output, marked the fourth time this season the senior captain has scored 8 or more goals. Garfield’s Eloise Evans, Krishni Seasholes and Maya Code-Williams all contributed with 2 goals each and Barite Dawud had 12 saves in goal.

Garfield, 10-2-0 in the regular season, finished the regular season with two straight wins. The Bulldogs dropped Evergreen 25 – 4 on May 3 and rolled past Lake Tapps 17 – 3 on May 5.

Amelia Chirichigno netted 3 goals and Lilliana Lamanna had 12 saves in goal for Lake Sammamish.

Lake Sammamish, the #3 Northeast Conference seed won four straight to finish the regular season including wins over Lakeside (9-7), Snohomish (12-11) and Bellevue East 13-12). Lake Sammamish finished with a 9-4-0 overall record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Garfield 18, Lake Sammamish 9 – Garfield advances to semifinals (Linnea Whisman, G, 8 goals, 2 assists; Eloise Evans, G, 2 goals; Krishni Seasholes, G, 2 goals, 2 assists Maya Code-Williams, G, 2 goals, 1 assist; Barite Dawud, G, 12 saves; Amelia Chirichigno, LS, 3 goals, 3 draw controls, 1 caused turnover, 1 ground ball; Marlena Masterleo, LS, 2 goals, 3 ground balls, 3 draw controls, 3 cause turnovers; Hannah Linsky, LS, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Alex Johnson, LS, 1 goal, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; 1 draw control, 1 caused turnover; Michelle Bodman, LS, 2 saves; Lillian Lamanna, LS, 7 saves)

Hennegan leads undefeated Klahowya lacrosse past Ballard for state semifinal berth
SILVERDALE – Jacky Hennegan scored 4 goals to lead Klahowya past Ballard and into the girls state lacrosse semifinals with a 9 – 7 quarterfinal win over Ballard, Friday at Central Kitsap Junior High in Silverdale.

With the win, the undefeated Eagles now face Bellevue East on May 18 for a chance to compete for the state title.

Klahowya, which did not make the playoffs in the 2010 season and this year’s #1 seed out of the Soutwest Conference, demonstrated its power by edging out a strong Ballard squad for a 5 – 4 halftime lead. In the second half, Klahowya netted another 4 goals to seal the victory.

Rocki Winkler contributed 2 goals and Sammy Borson, Rutie Hawley and Katie Smiley all had single goals and Sheri McCarty had 6 saves for the Eagles. Ballard’s Jayne Barnes netted 3 goals, while Jessica Bryan had 2 and Kelsey Barta and Haley Jackson all had single goals. The Beavers’ Hannah Bretton had 12 saves in goal.

Ballard finished the regular season reeling-off six straight wins to earn a playoff berth. The Beavers finish up 2011 with an 8-5-0 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Klahhowya 9, Ballard 7 – Klahowya advances to semifinals (Jacky Hennegan, K, 4 goals, 1 assist; Rocki Winkler, K, 2 goals; Sammy Borson, K, 1 goal, 1 assist; Ruthie Hawley, K, 1 goal; Katie Smiley, K, 1 goal, 1 assist;; Sheri McCarty, K, 6 saves; Jayne Barnes, B, 3 goals; Jessica Bryan, B, 2 goals, 1 assist; Kelsey Barta, B, 1 goal; Haley Jackson, B, 1 goal; Sophie Mora, B, 1 assist; Dayan Flynn-Walsh, B, 1 assist; Hannah Bretton, B, 12 saves)

Sullivan’s 7 goals leads Bellevue East lax past Bainbridge for girls state semi berth
BELLEVUE – Camille Sullivan scored 7 goals to lead Bellevue East to a berth in the girls Division II state lacrosse semifinals with a 20 – 7 quarterfinal playoff win over Bainbridge, Friday at Interlake High School in Bellevue.

The win propelled the #2 seed in the Northeast Conference, which finished a disappointing sixth last season and out of playoffs, to a May 18 matchup with Klahowya for the right to play in the state title game.

Sullivan also contributed 3 assists and caused 5 turnovers in the win. She was supported by Kayla Miller and Elizabeth Soffey with 3 goals each and Sophie Wolz and Charlotte McArn who each netted 2 goals. Samantha Gunnerson had 7 saves.

For Bainbridge, Sallie Marx and Riley McCormick-Dekker each had 2 goals and McKenzie Scott had 8 saves.

The SW Conference #4 seeded Spartans won four straight to finish the season including an 18 – 17 win over Curtis on May 2, a 14 – 9 defeat of Kennedy on May 4 and a 14 – 4 defeat of Evergreen on May 7. Bainbridge wrapped up the season with a 7-5-0 overall record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Bellevue East 20, Bainbridge 7 – Bellevue East advances to semifinals (Camille Sullivan, BE, 7 goals, 3 assists, 2 ground balls; 5 caused turnovers; Kayla Miller, BE, 3 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Elizabeth Soffey, BE, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Sophie Wolz, BE, 2 goals, 3 assists, 1 ground ball, 7 draw controls; Charlotte McArn, BE, 2 goals, 2 draw controls; Samantha Gunnerson, BE, 7 saves; Sallie Marx, B, 2 goals, 4 ground balls, 5 draw controls; Riley McCormick-Dekker, B, 2 goals, Signe Lundquist, B, 1 goal, 2 assists; McKenzie Scott, B, 8 saves)

Boys Division I
Regular Season

Beall’s 7 goals leads King’s Way past Vashon in boys lax
VASHON ISLAND – Jack Beall scored 7 goals to lead King’s Way to a 20 – 4 boys high school lacrosse win over Vashon, Friday at Vashon High School. The win was the 8th of the season for King’s Way.

For King’s Way, Clayton Frank had 5 goals and Koda Robinson had 4. Vashon’s Luke Hembree and Dan Lofland each had 2 goals and Aaron Bomber had 18 save in goal.

King’s Way (8-7-0) wraps up its regular season against, Tahoma, Saturday, May 14 in a 7 p.m. matchup at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley. The Vashon squad, depleted by injuries, wrapped up the regular season 2-13-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: King’s Way 20, Vashon 4 (Jack Beall, KW, 7 goals, 2 assists; Koda Robinson, KW, 4 goals; Clayton Frank, KW, 5 goals, 3 assists; Luke Hembree, V, 2 goals, 7 ground balls; Dan Lofland, V, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Konnar Fall, V, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Aaron Bomber, V, 18 saves)

Seniors lead Issaquah past Liberty in regular season lax finale
ISSAQUAH – Issaquah wrapped up its regular season with a 16 – 1 senior night win over Division II Liberty, Friday at Issaquah High School.

A total of 14 Issaquah players scored in the Eagle’s 14th win of the season including 11 out of 12 seniors playing in their last game of their high school career.

Issaquah opened scoring early, outscoring Liberty 7 – 0 in the first quarter and taking an 11 – 1 lead into the half before cruising with 5 more goals in the second half to close out the game.

Issaquah seniors Nick Perpich, Vahla Mohajerjasbi, CJ Bollinger, Cameron Marzahl, Hunter VanHorne and Cameron Stacy all tallied their first career goals in the game.

Michael Hatcher and Ashton Ritchie each had 2 goals and Kevin Powers, Jake Fritz and AJ Hoffman all had a goal. Tyler Ulrich grabbed 7 ground balls and David Mather had 1 save in goal to lead the Issaquah defense.

Issaquah finishes the regular season 14-6-0, while Liberty, which reeled-off three straight Division II wins prior to Friday’s finale with Issaquah, finished the season with a respectable 6-7-0 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Issaquah 16, Liberty 1 (Michael Hatcher, IS, 2 goals, 1 assist; Ashton Ritchie, IS, 2 goals; Tyler Ulrich, IS, 7 ground balls; David Mather, IS, 1 save)

Douglas nets 6 as Bellevue boys drop rival Lake Washington in lacrosse

Caption: Bellevue’s Drew Douglas (#5 yellow)is checked by a Lake Washington defender as he bounces a goal into the Kangs’ net to give the Wolverines a 7 – 0 lead. Douglas had 6 goals on the night to lead the Wolverines past Lake Washington 14 – 5. Credit: Michael Jardine

BELLEVUE – Drew Douglas scored 6 goals to lead Bellevue to a season concluding 14 – 5 boys high school lacrosse win over Lake Washington, Friday at Bellevue High School. The win was the 14th of the season and fourth out of the last five for the Wolverines.

Bellevue opened scoring early, blanking the Kangs 6 – 0 in the first to take a 9 – 1 lead into the intermission. Lake Washington had a strong third, outscoring Bellevue 3 – 2 to narrow the gap to 11 – 4 going into the final quarter. But in the end the Wolverine attack prevailed, outscoring Lake Washington 3 – 1 in the fourth to seal the win.

Cole Johsnon had 3 goals and Andrew Gulrajani and Thomas Spengler had 2 each while Austin Boyd and Bradley Medeiros combined for 7 saves in goal for the Wolverines. Jake Bernstein and Cody Bernstein each netted 2 goals and Jack Friedl had 4 saves for the Kangs.

Bellevue finishes the regular season 14-4-0, while Lake Washington wraps up its regular season 9-8-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Bellevue 14, Lake Washington 5 (Drew Douglas, B, 6 goals; Cole Johnson, B, 3 goals, 4 assists; Andrew Gulrajani, B, 2 goals, 2 assists; Thomas Spengler, B, 2 goals; Hank Bethke, B, 1 goal, 1 assists; Austin Boyd, B, 6 saves; Bradley Medeiros, B, 1 saves; Jake Bernstein, LW, 2 goals, 1 assist; Cody Bernstein, LW, 2 goals; Steven Keppes, LW, 1 goal; Jack Friedl, LW, 4 saves)

Park’s 13 ground balls guides Stadium past Mukilteo in boys lax
MUKILTEO – Stadium finished its regular season dropping Mukilteo 5 – 3 behind 13 ground balls by Kevin Park to log its sixth boys high school lacrosse win of the season, Friday at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo.

After finishing the first knotted at a goal apiece, Stadium netted 2 unanswered goals to take a 3 – 1 lead into the intermission. Again, strong defensive play kept both teams off the board in the third and held the two squads to only 2 goals each in the final quarter.

Stadium’s Park, Drew Ramsey, Connor Novicky, Dave Derouin, Seth Oberst and Giovanni Natalizio all had solo goals, while JP Faulk had 5 ground balls and Evan Lineweaver had 7 saves in goal. Mukilteo’s Tyler Eli, Kevin McGovan and Jacob Gagnon all had single goals and Paul Linari had 13 saves in goal.

Stadium finishes the season with a 6-8-0 record, while Mukilteo finishes at 2-12-0.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Stadium 5, Mukilteo 3 (Kevin Park, S, 1 goal, 1 assist, 13 ground balls; Drew Ramsey, S, 1 goal; Connor Novicky, S, 1 goal; Dave Derouin, S, 1 goal; Seth Oberst, S, 1 goal; Giovanni Natalizio, S, 1 goal; JP Falk, S, 5 ground balls; Evan Lineweaver, S, 7 saves; Tyler Eli, M, 1 goal; Kevin McGowan, M, 1 goal; Jacob Gagnon, M, 1 goal; Jordan Gagnon, M, 1 assist; Paul Linari, M, 13 saves)

Mercer Island boys drop Skyline for 18th lacrosse win
SAMMAMISH – Mercer Island wrapped up its regular season with its 18th boys high school lacrosse win, dropping Skyline 8 – 5, Friday at Skyline High School in Sammamish. The win kept the Islanders atop the Northeast Conference going into the state tournament.

In a closely contested game between the eastside rivals, Mercer Island took the early 2 -1 lead at the end of the first quarter. In the second, the two traded single goals with the Islanders holding a 3 – 2 lead at the intermission. After again matching each other with 2 goals apiece in the third, Mercer Island broke away for a 3-goal fourth quarter to seal with win.

Matt Shields, Colton Knebel and Alex Robbs all had 2 goals for the Islanders. For the Spartans, Ryan Benz had 2 goals.

Mercer Island finishes its season 18-2-0. The Islanders only two losses came out of state powerhouses, Oregon Episcopal School and Carlton-Carlisle in Massachusetts. Skyline finished its season with an 11-9-0 record.

SCORING HIGHLIGHTS: Mercer Island 8, Skyline 5 (Matt Shield, MI, 2 goals, Colton Knebel, MI, 2 goals; Alex Robbs, MI, 2 goals; Doug Mahony, MI, 1 goals; Zach Stickney, MI, 1 goal; Tucker Vassau, MI, 3 saves; Brian Bernstein, MI, 3 saves; Ryan Benz, S, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Andrew Hankey, S, 1 goal, 2 assists; Jack Pruitt, S, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Max Saffle, S, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Cory Larson, S, 17 saves)

Games for Saturday, May 14

Boys Division I
Opening Round Playoffs
Next Games: Opening Round Playoffs — Tuesday, May 17 / Wednesday, May 18
Opponents / Locations / Times TBD

State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=26603

Boys Division II
Opening Round Playoffs
Gig Harbor at Wenatchee (Wenatchee Valley College / 2 p.m.)
North Kitsap at Skagit Valley (Mt. Vernon HS / 3:30 p.m.)
Three Rivers at Sammamish (Robinswood Park / 4 p.m.)
Snohomish at Garfield (Georgetown Fields / 8:30 p.m.)

State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=26604

Girls Division I
Next Games: Semifinal Playoffs – Tuesday, May 17
Issaquah at Bainbridge (Location / Time TBD)
Lakeside at Snohomish (Glacier Peak HS / 7:15 p.m.)

State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=26938

Girls Division II
Quarterfinal Playoffs (winners advance to semifinals)
Next Games: Semifinal Playoffs – Wednesday, May 18
Garfield at Overlake (Overlake School / Time TBD)
Bellevue East at Klahowya (Location / Time TBD)

State Tournament Bracket: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Playoffs.asp?LgID=26939

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