Prep lacrosse results for Wednesday, March 21
Boys and girls Washington state high school lacrosse results for Wednesday, March 21
Boys Division I
Bainbridge drops Tahoma to even boys lax record at 2-2
The win evened the Spartans’ record, which had dropped their first two of the season, at 2-2 going into the NW Invitational Tournament on Mercer Island this weekend.
Bainbridge jumped out to a 2-1 lead in the first before breaking the game open with five unanswered goals in the second to take a commanding 7 – 1 half-time lead. In the third the Sparts again visited the Tahoma net with frequency, putting six shots past goaltender Dustin Hendrix. Tahoma finally got things rolling in the fourth with five goals but Bainbridge added four more to round out the soring.
Jake Knostman had three goals and Dakota Rice, Sean maier, Nick Metzman and Jason Ashton all had a pair for Bainbridge, while Hendrix finished the game wih 14 saves.
Tahoma’s Jacob Hanson and Hudson Taylor each scored twice.
Bainbridge (2-2-0) next faces Henderson (Nev.) at the NW Invitational, Saturday, March 24 in a 6 p.m. start at Mercer Island High School. Tahoma (0-2-0) next faces Curtis (0-3-0), Friday, March 23 in an 8 p.m. start at Curtis High School.
Bainbridge 2 5 6 4 — 17
Tahoma 1 0 1 5 — 7
Bainbridge 17, Tahoma 7 (Keagan Ingrasci, B, 4 goals; Jake Knostman, B, 3 goals; Dakota Rice, B, 2 goals; Sean Maier, B, 2 goals; Nick Metzman, B, 2 goals; Jason Ashton, B, 2 goals; Max LaRoche, B, 1 goal; Jacob Hanson, T, 2 goals; Hudson Taylor, T, 2 goals; Brody Sullivan, T, 1 goal, 2 assists; Justin Ross, T, 1 goal; Brenan Lundquist, T, 1 goal; Dustin Hendrix, T, 14 saves)
Bellarmine drops Puyallup for first boys lacrosse win
TACOMA — Jacob Bolek and Connor McLeod each scored four goals to lead Bellarmine Prep to its first boys high school lacrosse win of the season with a 12 – 9 defeat of Puyallup, Wednesday at Mt. Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma.
Puyallup controlled the game early scoring four in the first and three in the second to take a 7 – 6 half-time lead. But in the third, Bellarmine’s defense, set the stage for three unanswered goals starting with a Chase Byrne score at 9:43 of the third, and followed by single goals by Bolek at 3:46 and McLeod at 1:16 to make it 9 – 7 heading into the final stanza. In the end Puyallup tried to keep pace, but could not match the final three Lions goals.
Bolek’s eight ground balls and 11 saves by goaltender Connor Jones helped set the stage for the Lions’ win.
In the loss Puyallup’s Robert Abbott crossed the 300 career ground ball mark scooping 14 on the night. The Emerald Ridge senior led the Puyallup offense with five goals and two assists.
Bellarmine Prep (1-2-0) next faces Stadium ( 0-3-0), Wednesday, March 28 in a 7p.m. start at Tacoma’s Stadium Bowl. Puyallup ( 0-4-0 )next faces Sammamish (2-1-0), Saturday, March 24 in a 7 p.m. start at Orting High School.
Bellarmine Prep 2 4 3 3 — 12
Puyallup 4 3 0 2 — 9
Bellarmine Prep 12, Puyallup 9 (Jacob Bolek, BP, 4 goals, 1 assists, 8 ground balls; Connor McLeod, BP, 4 goals, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Max Jones, BP, 2 goals, 2 assists, 3 ground balls; Chase Byrne, BP, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Donovan Quiocho, BP, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Connor Jones, BP, 11 saves; Robert Abbott, P, 5 goals, 2 assists, 14 ground balls; Brandon Seachriest, P, 2 goals, 2 assists, 3 ground balls; Austin Wolfe, P, 1 goal, 5 ground balls; Connor Malcolm, P, 1 goal; Josch Kohler, P, 13 saves)
Johnson’s four goals lifts Bellevue lax past Mukilteo
BELLEVUE — Cole Johnson scored four goals to lead Bellevue to its third win of the season with a 16 – 2 boys high school lacrosse victory over Mukilteo, Wednesday at Bellevue High School.
Johnson’s scoring gave the junior attackman 15 goals on the season. Wolvernine goaltender Austin Boyd was rarely tested by Mukilteo. He finihsed the night with two saves.
Bellevue (3-0-0) next faces Lakeridge (Ore.) at the NW Invitational, Friday, March 23 in an 8 p.m. start at Island Middle School on Mercer Island.. Mukilteo (0-2-0) next faces Stadium (0-3-0), Friday, March 23 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Mason Middle School.
Bellevue 16, Mukilteo 2 (Cole Johnson, B, 4 goals, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Drew Douglas, B, 3 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground balls; Hank Bethke, B, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Dakota Jones, B, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Ryan Long, B, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Riley Pratt, B, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Austin Boyd, B, 2 saves)
CORRECTED: Skyline passes Woodinville for second lax win
WOODINVILLE — ?Ryan Benz connected for four goals as Skyline came from behind to edge Woodinville 11 – 9 in boys high school lacrosse action, Wednesday at Woodinville High School. The win lifted the Spartans to a 2-1 start on the season, while last year’s Division II state champions have struggled to an 0 – 3 start since jumping to the senior Division.
Woodinville made its mark early on connecting for four first-quarter goals, but Skyline came fighting back with three of its own in the second narrow the gap to 5 – 4 at the intermission. But it was all Skyline in the fourth as the Spartans added four goals and held the Falcons to just one to take an 8 – 6 advantage into the final stanza. In the fourth, the two squads traded goals scoring three apiece, but in the end Skyline’s dominant third period prevailed.
For the Spartans, Max Saffle had three goals and four assists and jack Pruitt connected for two goals and three assists; Woodinville’s Jack Goldman had four and Daniel McKee netted three.
Skyline (2-1-0) next faces Palo Verde (Nev.) at the NW Invitational, Friday, March 23 in a 4 p.m. start at Mercer Island High School. Woodinville (0-3-0)next faces Lakeside (2-0-0), Friday, March 23 in a 5 p.m. start at the Lakeside School.
Skyline 1 3 4 3 – 11
Woodinville 4 1 1 3 – 9
Skyline 11, Woodinville 9 (Ryan Benz, S, 4 goals; Max Saffle, S, 3 goals, 4 assists; Jack Pruitt, S, 2 goals, 3 assists; Ian Anderson, 1 goal; Tristan Miller, S, 1 goal; Kyle Kuberski, S, 10 saves; Jack Goldman, W, 4 goals, 1 assist; Daniel McKee, W, 3 goals; Ethan Vastbinder, W, 1 goal; Jesse Brown, W, 1 goal; Dalton Combs, W, 9 saves)
Boys Division II
Umberger’s six goals lifts Overlake past Mt. Si in boys lacrosse
REDMOND — Colton Umberger scored six goals and Eric Risa scooped 18 ground balls to lead Overlake to a perfect 4 – 0 record with an 11 – 8 boys high school lacrosse win over Mt. Si, Wednesday at Redmond’s Overlake School.
The double-hat trick gave Umberger, a sophomore attackman, a career-best single game scoring performance. His previous top performance was four goals in a 2011 win over Lakeside.
Matt Mahrer, Blake Moorhead and Andrew Bottemiller all had two goals for Mt. Si.
Overlake (4-0-0) next faces Klahowya (1-1-0), Saturday, March 24 in a 1 p.m. start at the Overlake School. Mt. Si (2-1-0)next faces Redmond (1-1-0), Wednesday, March 28 in a 5 p.m. start at Redmond High School.
Overlake 11, Mt. Si 8 (Colton Umberger, OV, 6 goals, 4 ground balls; Kinori Rosnow, OV, 3 goals, 6 ground balls; Eric Risa, OV, 1 goal, 1 assist, 18 ground balls; Frost Cunningham, OV, 1 goal, 3 assists; Alan Kassis, OV, 9 saves; Matt Mahrer, MS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Blake Moorhead, MS, 2 goals, 1 assists, 1 ground ball; Andrew Bottemiller, MS, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Blake Picchena, MS, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Tyler Smith, MS, 1 asssist, 4 ground balls; Cameron Pike, MS, 19 saves)
Sams nets four to lead Stanwood lacrosse past Monroe
STANWOOD — Michael Sams connected for four goals and Frank Medlicott grabbed 15 ground balls to lead Stanwood to its first win of the boys high school lacrosse season with an 11 – 5 defeat of Monroe, Wednesday at Stanwood Middle School.
Stanwood got on the boards early with a solo shot in the first and then was matched goal-for-goal by Monroe in the second to take a narrow 4 – 3 lead in to the half. But the third proved pivotal as Stanwood broke-open the game with six goals to take a 10 – 4 advantage in to the final quarter. In the end strong defensive play kept both squads to a goal apiece in the final quarter and preserved the Stanwood win.
Medlicott also had 3 goals for Stanwood in the win. Monroe’s Jared Schultz and Riley Corrie both had goals and Callahan Dunn had 16 saves in the loss.
Stanwood (1-2-0 )next faces Snohomish (3-0-0), Friday, March 23 in a 7 p.m. start at Lake Stevens High School. Monroe (0-3-0) next faces Edmonds (2-1-0), Tuesday, March 27 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Monroe High School.
Stanwood 1 3 6 1 — 11
Monroe 0 3 1 1 — 5
Stanwood 11, Monroe 5 (Michael Sams, S, 4 goals, 4 ground balls; Frank Medlicott, S, 3 goals, 15 ground balls; Garrett Savoy, S, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Santo Aldapa, S, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Blaine Eveland, S, 4 saves; Christopher Blackwell, S, 1 save; Hunter Day, M, 3 goals; 3 ground balls; Jared Schultz, M, 1 goal; Riley Corrie, M, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Callahan Dunn, M, 16 saves)
Hale outlasts Garfield in boys lacrosse
SEATTLE — Will Snider, Jack MacIntire and Thomas Hadac combined for six goals to lead Nathan Hale to its third win of the season with a boys high school lacrosse victory over cross-town rival Garfield, Wednesday at Seattle’s Upper Genesee Park.
The Bulldogs started things off as Elliot Frank, a Seattle Academy junior took a feed from Cedric Rhodes, also of Seattle Academy, and put the ball past Hale goaltender Andrew McCall for the games first goal. Hale answered with two goals of its own by mid-quarter and another two with less than a minute remaining to make it 5 – 1 in the first. The Bulldogs added two more in the second to close to the gap to 6 – 3 at the half.
The third belonged to Garfield as the Bulldogs came charging back with three goals by Rhodes. But Hale finished the quarter with goals of its own to knot the game a 8 – 8 going into the final quarter.
In the fourth, Hale went up by two on goals by Rieldy Johnson and Cooper Woolston before the two squads traded goals. A final Bulldog goal in the final minute kept it close, but Hale’s defense kept the Dogs at bay in the end.
Rhodes netted five goals and had two assists and Lanning netted two goals and two assists for Garfield.
Nathan Hale (3-1-0) next faces Kennedy (1-0-0), Thursday, March 29 in a 5:45 p.m. start at Summit Fields in Seattle. Garfield (1-1-0) next faces Three Rivers (1-0-0), Friday, March 23 in a 5:15 p.m. start at Seattle’s Upper Genesee Park.
Nathan Hale 5 1 2 3 – 11
Garfield 1 2 5 2 – 10
Nathan Hale 11, Garfield 10 (Will Snider, NH, 2 goals, 1 assist; Jack MacIntire, NH, 2 goals, 5 ground balls; Thomas Hadac, NH, 2 goals; Riley Johnson, NH, 1 goal, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Andrew McCall, NH, 11 saves; Cedric Rhodes, G, 5 goals, 2 assists; Jackson Lanning, G, 2 goals, 2 assists; Danny Strick, G, 9 saves)
Everett walks away from Whatcom with third win in boys lacrosse
BELLINGHAM — Ian Strong netted seven goals and Jared Hawking had six as Everett cruised to its third win of the season with a 17 – 9 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Whatcom, Wednesday at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium.
Behind strong defense and nearly air-tight goaltending, Everett, which draws students from all Everett-area high schools, took an early 7 – 2 lead in the first and added four more for an 11 – 4 advantage at the half. In the third, the Everett continued to score adding five more goals to make it 16 – 7 going into the final quarter. Whatcom would add two in the fourth, to Everett’s solo goal to close out the scoring.
Strong, a Jackson High School junior, added an assist and four ground balls to his totals, while Hawkins, an Everett junior, had four assists and three ground balls to add to his totals. Goaltender Merrick Rutledge turned-back 17 saves.
Ferndale juior Aiden Sands had three goals and senior Zeb Croker, also of Ferndale, had a pair to lead Whatcom.
Everett (3-0-0)next faces Wenatchee (1-2-0), Saturday, march 24 in a 5 p.m. start at Wenatchee Valley College. Whatcom (1-2-0)next faces San Juan (1-1-0), Saturday, March 24 in a 2 p.m. start at Friday Harbor High School.
Everett 7 4 5 1 — 17
Whatcom 2 2 3 2 — 9
Everett 17, Whatcom 9 (Ian Strong, E, 7 goals, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Jared Hawkins, E, 6 goals; 4 assists; 3 ground balls; Charles Stringfellow, E, 2 goals, 5 assists; 11 ground balls; Elijah Lindstrom, E, 1 goal, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Andrew Shaffer, E, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Merrick Rutledge, E, 17 saves; Aiden Sands, W, 3 goals, 2 ground balls; Zeb Croker, W, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Chance Clymer, W, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Dylan Bruce, W, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Bryce Garcia, W, 1 goal; Zach Morris, W, 1 goal, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Andrew Hoemann, W, 15 saves)
Stankey hat trick leads Redmond past Liberty in boys lacrosse
RENTON — Harrison Stankey delivered a hat trick to lead Redmond to a 7 – 5 boys high school lacrosse win over Liberty, Wednesday at Liberty High School in Renton.
The win evened the Mustang’s record at 1-1, while Liberty slipped to 1-3. Stankey, a senior attackman had seven ground balls and senior goaltender Austin Smith had four saves. Jeffrey Arnevick had a goal and seven ground balls and Peter Disney and nate Jarvis each had a goal and a ground ball for Liberty. Wyatt Johnson grabbed 13 ground balls to lead the Liberty defense.
Redmond (1-1-0 ) next faces Gig Harbor (2-2-0) Saturday, March 24 in a 1 p.m. start at Redmond High School. Liberty (1-3-0) next faces Port Angeles (0-1-0), Saturday, March 24 in a 2 p.m. start at Storm King Soccer Fields.
Redmond 7, Liberty 5 (Harrison Stankey, R, 3 goals, 7 ground balls; Austin Smith, R, 4 saves; Jeffrey Arnevick, L, 1 goal, 7 ground balls; Peter Disney, R, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Nate Jarvis, L, 1 goal, 1 assist; Wyatt Johnson, L, 1 goal, 13 ground balls; Ian Tidwell, L, 1 goal; Alex Batali, L, 5 ground balls; Roland Deex, L, 7 saves)
Lakeside girls drops Overlake for third lacrosse win
SEATTLE — Annabel Bench netted five goals to lead Lakeside to its third win of the season with a 13 – 6 defeat of Overlake, Wednesday at the Lakeside School in north Seattle. With a perfect 3-0 record, the Lions now move-on to a rematch of last year’s state championship final with Bainbridge. The two state power-house squads hit the turf, Monday, March 26 at Bainbridge Stadium.
Lakeside scoring included goals from kaylee Best, natalie Flx, Rebecca Long, Sammy McGanney and Alena Pilichowski. Zoe Pinczower had three goals for the Owls.
Lakeside (3-0-0) next faces Bainbridge (1-1-1), Monday, March 26 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Bainbridge Stadium. Overlake (1-2-0)next faces Klahowya (1-1-0), Friday, March 23 in a 5:30 p.m. start at the Overlake School.
Lakeside 11, Overlake 6 (Annabel Bench, L, 5 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Kaylee Best, L, 1 goal, 3 assists, 1 ground ball, 3 draw controls; Natalie Fox, L, 2 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; 3 draw controls; Rebecca Long, L, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Sammy McGanney, L, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Alena Pilichowski, L, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Amerra Sheckles, L, 7 saves; Zoe Pinczower, OV, 3 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Kerri Smith, OV, 1 goal, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Katie Hill, OV, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Mariel Frank, OV, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Emma Howard, OV, 7 saves)
Eastside Catholic drops Hale to improve to 3-1 in girls lacrosse
SEATTLE — Valerie Vachris scored four goals to lead Eastside Catholic to its third win of the season with a 13 – 6 defeat of Nathan Hale, Wednesday at Seattle’s Summit East playfield.
The four goals brought the Crusaders’ freshman midfielder’s season-total to nine.
Eastside Catholic went head-to-head with Hale in the first and came out on top with an 8 – 5 lead going into the intermission. The second was all Eastside Catholic as the Crusaders scored five goals to put the game out of reach.
Lauren Breynaert ahd three goals and Robyn Breynaert and Grace Howland each had a pair. Hale’s Hannah Gose led the way for the Raiders with two goals.
Eastside Catholic (3-1-0) next faces Mukilteo (1-1-0), Friday, march 23 in a 7 p.m. start at Kamiak High School. Nathan Hale (1-1-0) next faces Bethel (0-3-0), Tuesday, March 27 in a 4 p.m. start at Seattle’s Lower Summit East.
Eastside Catholic 8 5 – 13
Nathan Hale 5 1 — 6
Eastside Catholic 13, Nathan Hale 6 (Valerie Vachris, EC, 4 goals; Lauren Breynaert, EC, 3 goals; Robyn Breynaert, EC, 2 goals, 2 assists; Grace Howland, EC, 2 goals; Tristana Leist, EC, 1 goal, 2 assists; Katie Reiff, EC, 1 goal; Mary Brady, EC, 1 assist; Justice Gilbert, EC, 4 saves; Hannah Gose, NH, 2 goals; Sierra Houston, NH, 8 saves; Cali Ashmun, NH, 5 saves)
Barton’s five goals leads Curtis past Graham-Kapowsin lax
SPANAWAY — Sloane Barton connected for five goals as Curtis cruised to its second win of the season with an 18 – 5 girls high school lacrosse win over Graham-Kapowsin, Wednesday at Bethel High School in Spanaway.
Barton, a senior attack, was among three Lady Vikes to score in the win. Emily Davis and Coutney Hudak both had three goals and Carina Coppedge-Pope had seven saves. GK junior Clarris Hutchins and senior Taylor Patzkowski each had two goals.
For Curtis, junior Emily Davis scored just 16 seconds into the game to get things rolling as the Lady Vikes went on to a 15 – 0 lead at the half. In the second GK added five goals but were never able to mount a threat.
Curtis (2-0-0) next faces Spanaway Lake (1-0-0), Wednesday, March 28 in a 7 p.m. start at Curtis High School Stadium. Graham-Kapowsin (0-3-0) next faces Garfield (0-1-0), Friday, March 23 in a 6 p.m. start at Seattle’s Magnuson Park.
Curtis 15 3 — 18
Graham-Kapowsin 0 5 — 5
Curtis 18, Graham-Kapowsin 5 (Sloane Barton, C, 5 goals; Emily Davis, C, 3 goals; Courtney Hudak, C, 3 goals, 5 draw controls; Carina Coppedge-Pope, C, 7 saves; Clarris Hutchins, GK, 2 goals, 2 draw controls; Taylor Patzkowski, GK, 2 goals; Mulloy White, GK, 1 goal; Trachelle Hicklin, GK, 11 saves)
Snohomish drops Seattle Prep in girls lacrosse
SNOHOMISH — Stephanie Lamphere and Ashley Heisler each connected for hat tricks to lead Snohomish to an 11 – 9 girls high school lacrosse win over Seattle Prep, Wednesday at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.
The three goals brought Lamphere, a Snohomish senior, to a total of seven for the season, while Sardis Secondary School’s Heisler now has six.
Prep’s Kendall Ruggles hit six goals and grabbed seven ground balls in the loss.
Snohomish (3-0-0) next faces Bellevue East (1-2-0), Wednesday, March 28 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Seattle’s Magnuson Park. Seattle Prep (0-2-0) next faces Tacoma (1-2-0), Friday, March 23 in a 3:45 p.m. start at Magnuson Park in Seattle.
Snohomish 11, Seattle Prep 9 (Stephanie Lamphere, SNO, 3 goals, 2 assists; Ashley Heisler, SNO, 3 goals, 3 ground balls, 3 caused turnovers; Kayla Petz, SNO, 11 saves; Kendall Ruggles, SP, 6 goals, 7 ground balls; Emily Cone, SP, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Mary Sessler, SP, 1 goal, 3 ground balls, 3 caused turnovers; Emily Callison, SP, 2 saves)
Bainbridge tops Bellevue East in girls lacrosse
BAINBRIDGE — Olivia Smith scored six goals and Kelsey Mackin had five as Bainbridge evened its record at 1-1-1 with a 16 – 6 girls high school lacrosse win over Bellevue East, Wednesday at Bainbridge Stadium.
For Bellevue East, winner of the 2011 girls Division II state championship, the game was an opportunity to match talents with the 2011 Division I state champions. In the end, the Spartans deep pool of talent prevailed.
Smith’s six goals gave the senior midfielder a total of seven for the season, while Mackin, the team’s captain, now has 14.
Bellevue East’s Sappphire Jewell, a Sammamish senior had three goals, while International school’s Joanna Heywood had two.
Bainbridge (1-1-1) next faces Lakeside (3-0-0), Monday, March 26 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Bainbridge Stadium. Bellevue East (1-2-0) next faces Snohomish (3-0-0), Wednesday, March 28 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Robinswood Park in Bellevue.
Bainbridge 16, Bellevue East 6 (Olivia Smith, B, 6 goals, 1 assists, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover; Kelsey Mackin, B, 5 goals, 2 assists, 3 ground balls, 4 caused turnovers; Theodosia Fehsenfeld, B, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Bea Sheffer, B, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Courtney Parker, B, 1 goal, 1 assists, 1 caused turnover; Maureen Greason, B, 1 goal, 1 assist; Madeline Stevenson, B, 5 saves; Sapphire Jewell, BE, 3 goals, 1 draw control; Joanna Heywood, BE, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 draw controls; Kayla Miller, BE, 1 goal, 1 assist; Camille Sullivan, BE, 3 draw controls)
Games for Thursday, March 22
Boys Division I
Eastside Catholic at Curtis (Curtis HS / 8 p.m.)
Boys Division II
Klahowya at Port Angeles (Storm King Soccer Fields / 5 p.m.)
Skagit Valley at Providence (Lynnwood HS / 6:15 p.m.)
Blanchet at Shoreline (Shorecrest HS / 7 p.m.)
Kennedy at Seattle Prep (Lower Woodland #7 / 7:15 p.m.)
Evergreen at Kennedy (Kennedy High School / 5 p.m.)
Ballard at Roosevelt (Lower Woodland / 5:30 p.m.)
Bethel at North Kitsap (Strawbery Field – North Kitsap / 6 p.m.)
Wenatchee at Tahoma (Tahoma HS Stadium Field / 7 p.m.)
Forest Ridge at Issaquah (Eastlake Community HS Field / 7:15 p.m.)
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