Comcast to broadcast four Washington prep lacrosse games in 2012

Washington state lacrosse hall of famer and US Lacrosse board member Tony Olney returns in 2012 to handle color commentator duties for Washington state prep lacrosse broadcasts.

SEATTLE – The Washington state chapter of US Lacrosse has reached an agreement with Comcast On Demand to broadcast four high school lacrosse games during the 2012 season.

Regular season boys games include Issaquah High School at Bellevue High School on Friday, March 30 and Bellarmine Prep at Eastside Catholic on Wednesday, April 18. Girls games include Ballard High School at Seattle Prep on Tuesday, April 24 and Lakeside at Snohomish on Tuesday, May 1.

The broadcast schedule of four boys games is available exclusively to Comcast customers at no cost.

The one-year agreement, reached with Gametapes LLC, a Seattle-based sports television production company, will provide for the availability of local games on Comcast On Demand within 48 hours of the conclusion of each of the games.

2012 Comcast On-Demand Washington State High School Lacrosse Schedule

Boys Varsity Lacrosse
Friday, March 30 Issaquah at Bellevue (Bellevue High School Stadium / 8 p.m.)
Wednesday, April 18 Bellarmine Prep at Eastside Catholic (Eastside Catholic Stadium / 8 p.m.)

Girls Varsity Lacrosse
Tuesday, April 24 Ballard at Seattle Prep (Magnuson Park / 3:45 p.m.)
Tuesday, May 1 Lakeside at Snohomish (Glacier Peak High School Stadium / 7:30 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 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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