Prep lacrosse results for Saturday, March 31

Boys and girls Washington state high school lacrosse scores for Saturday, March 31

Boys Division I

Mercer Island opens NY trip with lax loss to Sachem North

Issaquah’s Julian Ritche (blue) hits a key goal in boys high school lacrosse action on Friday. Photo Courtesy: Michael Jardine / Sound Lacrosse

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Mercer Island opened its spring-break road swing through New York with a 13 – 8 loss to Sachem North, Saturday on Long Island.

The loss was just the second straight for the defending state champion Islander. After winning its first six, the Islanders dropped a 9 – 7 decision to rival Issaquah before slipping again on Saturday.

In the loss the Islanders managed to put up eight goals, more than any other Sachem North opponent. For the Flaming Arrows, winners of 13 of 16 games in 2011, the win was their fourth straight after opening the season with a win over Archbishop Spalding and then going on to defeats of Cammack and Connetquot High Schools.

Mercer Island (6-2-0) next faces Ward Melville on Monday and Comseqogue on Tuesday to close out its New York trip.

Scoring
Sachem North (NY) 13, Mercer Island 8 (No scoring details)

Decker nets four to lead Tahoma past Puyallup in boys lax
PUYALLUP — Desmond Decker scored four goals as Tahoma held on to capture its fourth win of the season with a 9 – 6 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Puyallup, Saturday at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

Tahoma jumped out to a 4 – 1 lead in the first and added a single goal in the second to take a 5 – 1 lead into the half. But in the third Woodinville’s Connor Malcolm scored the first of three unanswered Falcon goals just 38 seconds into the period as a part of a five-goal period to bring his squad within a goal after three.

With a 6 – 5 lead going into the final quarter, Tahoma blanked Puyallup with its patient multi-touch offense netting three goals to hold on for the win.

Dustin Hendrix had 11 saves for Tahoma, While Malcolm had three goals and two ground balls. Puyallup’s Robert Abbott had three assists and 13 ground balls in the loss.

Tahoma (4-3-0) next faces Westview (Ore.) Saturday, April 7 in a 4 p.m. start at Tahoma High School. Puyallup (0-7-0) next faces Woodinville (0-7-0), Tuesday, April 10 in an 8 p.m. start at Woodinville High School.

Scoring
Tahoma 4 1 1 3 — 9
Puyallup 1 0 5 0 — 6

Tahoma 9, Puyallup 6 (Desmond Decker, T, 4 goals; Justin Ross, T, 2 goals; Cody Sullivan, T, 1 goal, 1 assist; Hudson Taylor, T, 1 goal, 1 assists; Joe Pedro, T, 1 goal; Brody Sullivan, T, 6; Mitch Feldman, T, 3 takeaways; Dustin Hendrix, T, 11 saves; Connor Malcolm, P, 3 goals, 2 ground balls; Robert Abbott, P, 3 assists, 13 ground balls; Devin Eli, P, 12 saves)

Boys Division II

Wade’s four goals lifts Three Rivers lacrosse past Vashon
Drew Wade connected for four goals and two assists to lead Three Rivers to its four boys high school lacrosse win of the season with an 11 – 3 defeat of Vashon, Saturday.

The win lifted the program drawing from Tri Cities high schools to 4 – 3 on the season, while Vashon slipped to 2 – 4.

Luke Hembree had three goals and Aaron Bomber had 12 saves in goal for Vashon.

Three Rivers (4-3-0) next faces next faces Highline (1-5-1), Saturday, April 7 in a 2 p.m. start at Moshier Park in Burien. Vashon (2-4-0) next faces Garfield (3-2-0), Tuesday, April 3 in a 5:15 p.m. start at Seattle’s Upper Genesee Park.

Scoring
Three Rivers 11, Vashon 3 (Drew Wade, TR, 4 goals, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Austin Wellner, TR, 3 goals, 7 ground balls; Trent Wellner, TR, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; McKay Mitchell, TR, 1 goal, 4 assists, 4 ground balls; Daniel Hart, TR, 6 saves; Luke Hembree, V, 3 goals, 4 ground balls; Konnar Fall, V, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Nick Amundsen, V, 8 ground balls; Aaron Bomber, V, 12 saves)

Snider, Johnson lead Hale past Roosevelt in lax
SEATTLE — Will Snider and Riley Johnson each scored two goals to lead Nathan Hale to its fourth win of the season in a 7 – 1 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Roosevelt, Saturday at Seattle’s Lower Woodland Park playfield.

Snider and Johnson combined for 11 ground balls and Andrew McCall had seven saves in the win. Roosevelt’s Parker Williamson scored the lone Roughrider goal, while Kevin Ault had 14 saves.

Nathan Hale (4-2-0) next faces Shoreline (0-5-0), Tuesday, April 3 in a 7 p.m. start at Shorecrest High School. Roosevelt (3-3-0) next faces Kennedy (3-2-0), Friday, April 6 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Seattle’s Lower Woodland Park playfield.

Scoring
Nathan Hale 7, Roosevelt 1 (Will Snider, NH, 2 goals, 1 assists, 3 ground balls; Riley Johnson, NH, 2 goals, 8 ground balls; Ben Joers, NH, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Cooper Woolston, NH, 1 goal; Alex Wright, NH, 1 goal, 6 ground balls; Andrew McCall, NH, 7 saves; Parker Williamson, R, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Eli Hall, R, 6 ground balls; David Hermansen, R, 4 ground balls; Frank Chiappone, R, 4 ground balls; Kevin Ault, R, 14 saves)

Moorhead, Pike lead Mt. Si past South Kitsap in lacrosse
PORT ORCHARD — Blake Moorhead and Brendan Pike each scored a pair of goals to lead Mt. Si to its fourth win of the season with a 9 – 3 boys high school lacrosse defeat of South Kitsap, Saturday at Port Orchard’s Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Moorhead and Pike combined for 10 ground balls to set the stage for the Mt. Si offense. South Kitsap’s Lenard Shook, Austin Michel and Jacob Pergrande all had solo goals and Brandon Wasilchen kept busy between the pipes with 22 saves.

Mt. Si (4-1-0) next faces Selah (0-4-0), Wednesday, April 4 in a 3 p.m. start at Robert Lince Elementary School. South Kitsap (0-4-0) next faces next faces Port Angeles (0-4-0), Thursday, April 12 in a 5 p.m. start at Storm King Soccer Fields in Port Angeles.

Scoring
Mt. Si 9, South Kitsap 3 (Blake Moorhead, MS, 2 goals, 2 assists, 7 ground balls; Brendan Pike, MS, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Royce Schwartzenberger, MS, 1 goal, 1 assists, 1 ground ball; Jake Smith, MS, 1 goal, 1 assists, 3 ground balls; Andrew Bottemiller, MS, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Beau Bachand, MS, 5 ground balls; Cameron Pike, MS, 5 saves; Lenard Shook, SK, 1 goal, 6 ground balls; Austin Michel, SK, 1 goal, 8 ground balls; Jacob Pergrande, SK, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Ryan Griffin, SK, 1 assist; Kellen Kennedy, SK, 6 ground balls; Brandon Wasilchen, SK, 22 saves)

Ballard cruises past Selah in boys lacrosse
SELAH — Four Ballard players delivered two goals apiece as the Beavers cruised to their fourth win of the season with a 12 – 8 boys high school lacrosse win over Selah at Robert Lince Elementary School in Selah.

After playing to a 2 -2 draw in the first, the Beavers broke free with eight second-quarter goals to take a healthy 10 – 2 lead into the half. In the third Selah worked its way back into the game with four goals to close the gap to 12 – 6 heading into the final quarter. But in the end neither squad could find the net in the fourth.

Thomas Christensen, John DeGarmo, Jacob Marks and Josh Schwartzenberger all scored a pair, while combining for 11 ground balls in the win. Clayton Flemming had three goals, three assists and 10 ground balls for Selah.

Ballard (4-3-0) next faces Blanchet (3-4-0), Tuesday, April 3 in a 7 p.m. start at Seattle’s Lower Woodland Park playfield. Selah (0-4-0) next faces next faces Mt. Si (4-1-0), Wednesday, April 4 in a 3 p.m. start at Robert Lince elementary School.

Scoring
Ballard 2 8 2 0 — 12
Selah 2 0 4 0 — 6

Ballard 12, Selah 8 (Thomas Christensen, B, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; John DeGarmo, B, 2 goals, 4 assists, 1 ground ball; Jacob Marks, B, 2 goals, 4 assists, 7 ground balls; Josh Schwartzenberger, B, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Alex James, B, 9 saves; Clayton Flemming, S, 3 goals, 3 assists, 10 ground balls; Chezree Jackson, S, 2 goals, 1 assists, 4 ground balls; Mack Bickel, S, 2 goals, 1 assists, 5 ground balls; Jesse Ellis, S, 11 saves, 1 ground ball)

Girls Varsity

Brennan’s 11 points leads Forest Ridge past Evergreen in lacrosse
Kelly Brennan connected for 11 points to lead Forest Ridge to its third win of the season with a 20 – 7 girls high school lacrosse victory over Evergreen, Saturday at McKenzie Field in Vancouver.

Brennan’s 11 points came from six goals and five assists. She was joined by Nicole Durham with five goals as the top Forest Ridge scorers. Evergreen’s Madeline McKinnon scored two goals and dished out an assists, while Dawn Lumen had five saves in goal in the loss.

Forest Ridge (3-1-0)next faces next faces Lake Tapps (2-2-0), Tuesday, April 3 in a 4 p.m. start at Robinswood Park in Bellevue. Evergreen (1-3-1)next faces Graham-Kapowsin (1-4-0), Wednesday, April 11 in a 5 p.m. start at Bethel High School.

Scoring
Forest Ridge 20, Evergreen 7 (Kelly Brennan, FR, 6 goals, 5 assists; Nicole Durham, FR, 5 goals; Andrea Van Ginneken, FR, 3 ground balls; Dana Casterella, FR, 6 saves; Madeline McKinnon, E, 2 goals, 1 assists, 2 ground balls, 3 draw controls; Dawn Lumen, E, 5 saves)

Games for Monday, April 2

Boys Division I
Mercer Island at Ward Melville (New York / 7 p.m.)

Girls Varsity
Ballard at Eastside Catholic (Eastside Catholic School / 7:30 p.m.)
Roosevelt at Seattle Prep (Magnuson Park 1 / 3:45 p.m.)
Issaquah at Holy Names (Robinswood / 7 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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