SPOKANE: Bullpups fall to Logos School to open prep lacrosse season
SPOKANE – James Pelkie scored three goals as Gonzaga Prep fell 6 – 3 to the Logos School (Idaho) in their opening game of the 2012 boys high school lacrosse season, Tuesday at Gonzaga Prep Stadium in Spokane.
The junior attackman hit the game’s first goal at 10:40 of the first after taking a Mason Jones pass in front of the crease. Pelkie bounced a shot past an out-of-position Logos goaltender to put the Bullpups on the board.
After trading goals with Logos, Pelkie connected at 4:35 for GPrep’s second goal of the quarter to make it 2 – 1. The Blue Knights added another jus minutes later to take a 2 – 2 tie into the second quarter.
After holding each other scoreless in the second, Gprep’s Pelkie answered a solo Logos goal to complete the hat trick with 5:39 remaining in the third. But that would be all for the Bullpups as Logos went on to hit three unanswered goals in the fourth to finish-off the game.
Gonzaga Prep (0-1-0) next takes on Bonners Ferry (Idaho), Wednesday, March 28 in an 8 p.m. start at Gonzaga Prep Stadium in Spokane.
Logos School 2 0 1 3 — 6
Gonzaga Prep 2 0 1 0 — 3
Logos School 6, Gonzaga Prep 3 (James Pelkie, GP, 3 goals; Mason Jones, GP, 2 assists; Evan Ogden, GP, 6 saves)
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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 34-year local history, 157 individual boys and girls high school teams are available to students attending nearly 200 WIAA schools 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 the spring season and 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 www.WashingtonHSLAX.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @WashingtonHSLAX. 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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