Prep lacrosse results for Friday, May 11: Lakeside, MI, Hale, Snohomish, Seattle Prep advance in state playoffs

Boys, girls Washington state prep lacrosse results for Friday, May 11: Lakeside, MI, Hale, Snohomish, Seattle Prep advance in state playoffs

Lake Tapps' Javan Chow (#2 black) gives chase as Mercer Island's Peter Mahony (#9 white) moves in on the Lake Tapps cage in Friday's boys high school lacrosse action on Mercer Island. The Islanders defeated Lake Tapps to capture the Division I Southwest Conference crown. Photo Courtesy: Michael Jardine / Sound Lacrosse

SEATTLE – Lakeside and Mercer Island advanced to the semifinals of the Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship tournament, while Nathan Hale, Snohomish and Seattle Prep all won their opening round boys Division II playoff games and Mercer Island secured the boys Division I Southwest Conference crown in high school lacrosse action, Friday in Washington state.

Girls Varsity (State Tournament: Quarterfinal Round)

Lakeside girls down Seattle Prep, advances to state lacrosse semifinals
SEATTLE — Lakeside advanced to the semifinals of the Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship tournament with a 17 – 5 quarterfinal win over Seattle Prep, Friday at the Lakeside School in Seattle.

The quarterfinal win over the #7 Panthers gives #2 Lakeside a berth in Tuesday’s semifinal with #3 Lake Sammamish, which won its quarter final on Thursday. The semifinal gets underway at 6 p.m. on the campus of the Lakeside School in Seattle. The winner advances to the state title game on Saturday, May 19.

Lakeside’s Rebecca Long led all scorers with five goals and two assists, while Natalie Fox delivered four goals and Kaylee Best had three. Fox and Best combined for 11 ground balls in the win.

For Seattle Prep, Dana Langseth was the top scorer with two goals, while Anne Gillis, Kendall Ruggles, Katie Shanahan and Mary Sessler all had single goals. Emily Callison had 11 saves.

Lakeside, which has won its last four, is now 12-2-0 on the season (10-2-0 in the regular season). Seattle Prep finishes its season with a 9-5-0 record (8-4-0 in the regular season).

Scoring
Lakeside 17, Seattle Prep 5 – Lakeside advances to semifinals (Rebecca Long, L, 5 goals, 2 assist, 1 ground balls, 1 caused turnover; Natalie Fox, L, 4 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls, 1 caused turnover; Kaylee Best, L, 3 goals, 1 assist, 6 ground balls, 5 caused turnovers, 3 draw controls; Sarah Drucker, L, 2 goals, 1 ground ball, 1 draw control; Sammy McGanney, L, 1 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Amanda Roper, L, 1 goal, 1 caused turnover; Alena Pilchowski, L, 1 assist, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover, 1 draw control; Amerra Sheckles, L, 5 saves; Dana Langseth, SP, 2 goals, 3 ground balls, 1 caused turnover, 1 draw control; Anne Gillis, SP, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Kendall Ruggles, SP, 1 goal, 1 caused turnover, 2 draw controls; Katie Shanahan, 1 goal, 3 draw controls; Mary Sessler, SP, 1 assist, 1 caused turnover, 3 draw controls; Emily Callison, SP, 11 saves)

Mercer Island girls drop rival Issaquah, advance to state semifinals
SAMMAMISH — Mercer Island advanced to the semifinals of the Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship tournament with a 21 – 10 quarterfinal victory over Issaquah, Friday at Skyline High School in Sammamish.

The quarterfinal win over #4 Issaquah sets up a semifinal berth for the #5 Islanders with #1 Bainbridge, which won its Thursday quarterfinal, on Tuesday. The location and time has not yet been determined. The winner advances to the state title game on Saturday, May 19.

The Islanders’ Tyler Sherper scored seven goals, matching her season’s best regular season performance. The junior midfielder scored seven goals three other times this season. Dulce more had career-high 10 points in the game, delivering four goals and six assists. It was the sixth four-goal performance this season for the junior midfielder.

For Issaquah, Haley Mincin scored four goals, while Suzy Emerson netted three and Laura Voss had 14 saves in goal.

Mercer Island is now 11-2-1 on the season (9-2-1 in the regular season). Issaquah finished its season with a 12-3-0 record (11-2-0 in the regular season).

Scoring
Mercer Island 21, Issaquah 10 – Mercer Island advances to semifinals (Tyler Sherper, MI, 7 goals, 1 ground ball, 1 draw control; Dulce Moll, MI, 4 goals, 6 assists, 1 draw control, 1 caused turnover; Madison Blackburn, MI, 3 goals, 2 ground balls, 2 caused turnovers, 3 draw controls; Elena Skouras, MI, 3 goals, 1 caused turnover; Taylor Dahlgren, MI, 2goals, 2 ground balls, 2 draw controls; Megan Jemley, MI, 1 goal; Saffron Snethen, MI, 1 goals, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover, 3 draw controls; Erika Eagan, MI, 8 saves; Haley Mincin, IS, 4 goals, , 1 draw control; Suzy Emerson, IS, 3 goals, 2 caused turnovers, 1 craw controls; Katie Bucy, IS, 1 goal, 1 ground ball, 4 draw controls; Kelly Christianson, IS, 1 goal; Robin Ringman, IS, 1 goal, 1 ground ball, 2 caused turnovers, 1 draw control; Maddie Wiley, IS, 1 goal, 1 caused turnover; Laura Voss, IS, 14 saves)

Boys Division II (State Tournament: Opening Round)

Hale breaks away from Providence to advance to lacrosse state quarterfinals

Nathan Hale's Alex Wright (#32 white) goes airborn as Providence middie Paul Johnson (#8 blue) holds fast in front of the Highlanders' cage in boys Division II playoff action, Friday in Seattle. Hale won the game to advance to the quarterfinals. Photo Courtesy: Michael Jardine / Sound Lacrosse

SEATTLE — Nathan Hale broke a 7 – 7 halftime tie to advance to the quarterfinals of the Washington Lacrosse Boys State Championship tournament with a 10 – 9 opening round win over Providence, Friday at Summit Fields in Seattle.

The opening round win, the sixth straight for the Raiders, who won the regular season metro – North Crown, sets up a quarterfinal matchup next week with the winner of Saturday’s San Juan, Klahowya opening round matchup.

In the first half, Hale and Providence finished the first tied at three and the second with four goals each for a 7 – 7 tie at the half. But a three-goal third quarter gave the Raiders a 10 – 8 lead going into the final frame. In the fourth, Providence’s defense took over, shutting out the Raiders, but the Highlander’s lone goal wasn’t enough to overcome Hale.

Hale’s Will Snider led all scoring with four goals, while Andrew McCall kept the Raiders in the game with 16 saves in goal. Hayden Thomas and Matthew Morris led the Highlanders in scoring with three goals each. Cole Butaud had seven saves in goal.

Nathan Hale, which has won six straight, is now 14-3-0 (13-3-0 in the regular season). Providence concludes its season with an 11-6-0 record (11-5-0 in the regular season)

Scoring
Nathan Hale 3 4 3 0 — 10
Providence 3 4 1 1 – 9

Nathan Hale 10, Providence 9 – Nathan Hale advances to quarterfinals (Will Snider, NH, 4 goals, 1 assist; Ben Joers, NH, 2 goals, 6 ground balls; Cooper Woolston, NH, 1 goal, 1 assist; Alex Wright, NH, 1 goal, 6 ground balls; Andrew McCall, NH, 16 saves; Hayden Thomas, P, 3 goals, 5 ground balls; Matthew Morris, P, 3 goals; Cole Butaud, P, 7 saves)

Snohomish downs Roosevelt to advance to boys state lacrosse quarterfinals
LAKE STEVENS — Snohomish won its 13th game in a row to advance to the quarterfinals of the Washington Lacrosse Boys State Championship tournament with a 16 – 4 opening round playoff defeat of Roosevelt, Friday at Lake Stevens High School.

The Snohomish win sets up a quarterfinal matchup with the winner of Saturday’s Mt. Si, Three Rivers opening round game.

Snohomish got off to an early start, scoring the first two before the Roughriders added a goal to make it 2 -1. Down just a goal, Roosevelt had its opportunity to get back into the game as Snohomish’s Eric Soucy was whistled for a three-minute non-releasable stick penalty with 6:49 remaining in the first. But Snohomish came to play, holding Roosevelt scoreless throughout the man-advantage opportunity.

In the second, Snohomish finally got it offense in gear pouring on five goals to take a dominating 7 – 2 lead at the half. A six-goal third took it to 13 4 Snohomish, before scoring three unanswered goals in the fourth to cement the pos-season win.

Devin Remlinger netted six goals to lead Snohomish, while Austin Tippett had three goals and Gabe Girgus had two. Roosevelt’s Parker Williamson had a pair of goals, while James Leroux and David Hermansen both scored solos for the Roughriders.

Snohomish, which has won 13 in a row dating back to a 17 – 10 loss to Lake Washington, is now 16-1-0 (15-1-0 in the regular season). Roosevelt concludes its season 10-6-0 (10-5-0 in the regular season).

Scoring
Snohomish 2 5 6 3 – 16
Roosevelt 1 1 2 0 — 4

Snohomish 16, Roosevelt 4 – Snohomish advances to quarterfinals (Devin Remlinger, S, 6 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Austin Tippett, S, 3 goals, 2 assists, 2 ground balls; Gabe Girgus, S, 2 goals, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Patrick Decker, S, 1 goal, 1 assist; Harrison Wartes, S, 1 goal; Miles Ruffon, S, 1 goal; Joshua Pederson, S, 1 goal; Sean Hess, S, 1 goal; Jared Booth, S, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Tucker Cooper, S, 5 saves; Noah Palmaffy, S, 5 saves; Parker Williamson, R, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; James Leroux, R, 1 goal; David Hermansen, R, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Ethan Johnson, R, 8 saves)

Seattle Prep eliminates North Kitsap, cruises into boys state quarterfinals

North Kitsap's Nick Stevens (#22 blue) comes up with the ball following a faceoff in Friday's opening round boys state tournament action in Seattle. Seattle Prep won to advance to the quarterfinal round. Photo Courtesy: Michael Jardine / Sound Lacrosse

SEATTLE — Seattle Prep cruised to its 14th win of the season to advance to the quarterfinals of the Washington Lacrosse Boys State Championship tournament with an 18 – 3 opening round win over North Kitsap, Friday at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle.

The opening round win sets up a quarterfinal matchup for the Panthers with the winner of Saturday’s Everett, Whatcom opening round game.

Seattle Prep, which has won six of its last seven games, is now 14-2-0 (13-2-0 in the regular season). North Kitsap concludes its season with a 4-9-0 record (4-8-0 in the regular season).

Scoring
Seattle Prep 18, North Kitsap 3 – Seattle Prep advances to quarterfinals (No scoring details)

Everett vs. Whatcom (Game re-scheduled for Saturday)

Boys Division I

Wataka-Robinson nets five as King’s Way lax holds-off late Puyallup rally for win
PUYALLUP — Koda Wataka-Robinson scored five goals to lead King’s Way to a 14 – 9 boys high school lacrosse win over Puyallup, Friday at Emerald Ridge High School in Puyallup.

The win gave the third-place Knights their ninth with of the season heading into their final game of the regular season on Saturday. King’s Way is just two-and-a-half games back of Southwest Conference leading Mercer Island.

Despite winning only four of 14 faceoffs, King’s Way managed to dominate Puyallup scoring four unanswered goals in the first and adding four more in the second for a clear 8 – 2 halftime lead.

In the third King’s Way took it to 13 – 3 on a goal by Clayton Frank with 4:53 remaining in the quarter before Puyallup mounted a comeback.

With 2:30 left in the third, Puyallup’s Trevor Buman scored the first of six unanswered Puyallup goals through the fourth to mount a rally and narrow the Knights’ advantage to 13 – 9. But that would be as close as Puyallup would get as King’s Way finally sealed its defensive gaps and secured the game on a Clayton Frank goal with 5:29 remaining to close out the scoring.

Frank finished the game with two goals and Jack Beall also had two along with two assists. Matt Friesen had nine saves in goal for King’s Way.

For Puyallup, Robert Abbott finished with four goals and his seven ground balls gave the Emerald Ridge senior 151 on the season and 435 over his four-year prep career. Nathan Waters, an Emerald Ridge senior, scored his first career goal for Puyallup, a solo shot with 11:21 remaining in the fourth.

King’s Way (9-8-0) next faces Bainbridge (9-10-0) in its final game of the regular season, Saturday, May 12 in a 5 p.m. matchup at Bainbridge High School. Puyallup concludes its season with a 1-14-0 record.

Scoring
King’s Way 4 4 5 1 – 14
Puyallup 0 2 4 3 — 9

King’s Way 14, Puyallup 9 (Koda Wataka-Robinson, KW, 5 goals; Clayton Frank, KW, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Jack Beall, KW, 2 goals, 2 assist, 5 ground balls; Tyler Preston, KW, 1 goal, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Jason Klein, KW, 2 goals; Cam Tabbott, KW, 1 goal; Evan Ramierez, KW, 1 goal; Matt Friesen, KW, 9 saves; Robert Abbott, P, 4 goals, 7 ground balls; Trevor Buman, P, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Nathan Waters, P, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Ryan Tissue, P, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Josh Kohler, P, 11 saves)

Issaquah boys complete perfect 19-0 regular season with Eastlake win, playoffs next
ISSAQUAH — Matt O’Neill score four goals as Issaquah wrapped up a perfect 19-0 regular season with a 13 – 4 boys high school lacrosse defeat of rival Eastlake, Friday at Issaquah High School.

The win gave Issaquah and coach Brandon Fortier a 19-0-0 record heading into the post season as clear favorites on the road to the 34th boys state championship on May 26.

As it has done all season, Issaquah dominated early shutting out Eastlake in each of the first and second quarters while putting up seven goals of its own by the half. By the third, the Eagles were coasting as Eastlake finally got on the boards with three of its own, but Issaquah’s four goals would make it 11 – 3 going into the final frame. In the end, Issaquah netted two more and Eastlake managed a solo shot to round out the scoring.

O’Neill added an assist and three ground balls for Issaquah, while Ben Director had two goals and three assists.

For Eastlake Josiah Fonte netted two goals while Kohl Hedlund and Davis Caldwell rounded out the scoring.

Issaquah concludes its regular season with a 19-0-0 record. Eastlake (5-9-0) next faces Bellarmine Prep (5-8-0) in its final game of the regular season in a 5 p.m. start at Eastlake High School in Sammamish.

Scoring
Issaquah 4 3 4 2 – 13
Eastlake 0 0 3 1 — 4

Issaquah 13, Eastlake 4 (Matt O’Neill, IS, 4 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Ben Director, IS, 2 goals, 3 assists, 4 ground balls; Zack Fritz, IS, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Julian Ritchie, IS, 4 goals, 2 ground balls; Duncan Hamilton, IS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; O’Neil Hughes, IS, 4 saves; Brady Hahn, IS, 2 saves; Josiah Fonte, E, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Kohl Hedlund, E, 1 goal; Davis Caldwell, E, 1 goal, 1 assist; Avery Harkins, E, 8 saves)

McGowan’s five goals powers Mukilteo lacrosse past Northshore
MUKILTEO — Kevin McGowan netted five goals and an assist as Mukilteo secured its 10th win of the season with a 12 – 7 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Northshore in its final game of the regular season, Friday at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo.

After playing to a 1 – 1 tie in the first, Mukilteo turned up the heat scoring five in the second for a 6 – 2 half-time lead. Mukilteo then went on to increase its lead, outscoring Northshore 3 – 2 in each of the third and fourth quarters.

Jordan Gagnon delivered three goals and two assists, while Alex Okemah had two goals, an assist and 10 ground balls for Mukilteo.

For Northshore, Drew Tosaya netted three goals and Jacob Cartwright had 10 ground balls.

Mukilteo concludes it regular season with a 10-5-0 record. Northshore concludes its season with a 4-11-0 record.

Scoring
Mukilteo 1 5 3 3 – 12
Northshore 1 1 2 2 — 7

Mukilteo 12, Northshore 6 (Kevin McGowan, M, 5 goals, 1 assist; Jordan Gagnon, M, 3 goals, 2 assists; Alex Okemah, M, 2 goals, 1 assist, 10 ground balls; Drew Tosaya, N, 3 goals; Jacob Cartwright, N, 10 ground balls)

Mukilteo 12, Northsore 6 (Kevin McGowan, M, 5 goals, 1 assist; Jordan Gagnon, M, 3 goals, 2 assists; Alex Okemah, M, 2 goals, 1 assist, 10 ground balls; Drew Tosaya, N, 3 goals; Jacob Cartwright, N, 10 ground balls)

Mercer Island drops Lake Tapps to secure boys Southwest Conference lax crown

Mercer Island's Steen Swedstedt (#2 white) winds up for a shot on goal as Lake Tapps' Keenan Fagan (#14 black) ties o intervene. Swedstedt scored and the Islanders won to capture the Division I Southwest Conference crown, Friday at Islander Stadium. Photo Courtesy: Michael Jardine / Sound Lacrosse

MERCER ISLAND — Connor Bernal scored four goals and added three assists as Mercer Island secured the Division I Southwest Conference crown in its final game of the regular season, Friday with a 17 – 5 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Lake Tapps at Islander Stadium on Mercer Island.

Heading into the regular season finale, both squads sported 11 league wins on the season and owned a share of the top spot in the conference. But it was coach Ian O’Hearn who got his Islanders, still sullen from losses earlier in the season in New York to three of the top prep lacrosse teams in the country, to dig the deepest for the win.

Almost from the opening draw, O’Hearn’s Islanders dominated, scoring four in the first and adding three more in the second to take a 7 – 3 half-time lead. In the second, MI showed why it historically rises in the latter half of the season, outscoring Lake Tapps 6 -1 in the third and adding four more in the final frame for insurance on the win.

For the Islanders, Alex Robbs and Steen Swedstedt each netted three goals while Peter Mahony, Grant Priesler and Hayden Reisman all had a pair and Carlos Barrios came up with 10 saves in the MI nets.

For Tapps, Gordon Nelson led the way with two goals and Jaron Scarbrough turned away 15 shots on goal.

Mercer Island concludes its regular season with a 14-6-0 overall record. Lake Tapps concludes its regular season with a 11-3-0 overall record.

Scoring
Mercer Island 4 3 6 4 — 17
Lake Tapps 1 2 1 1 — 5

Mercer Island 17, Lake Tapps 5 (Connor Bernal, MI, 4 goals, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Alex Robbs, MI, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Steen Swedstedt, MI, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Peter Mahony, MI, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Grant Priesler, MI, 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Hayden Reisman, MI, 2 goals, 5 ground balls; Edan Stern, MI, 1 goal; Carlos Barrios, MI, 10 saves; Gordon Nelson, LT, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Keenan Fagan, LT, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Joey Lucchesi, LT, 1 goal; Michael Lucchesi, LT, 1 goals; Josh Davenport, LT, 1 goal; Jaron Scarbrough, LT, 15 saves)

Johnson’s season’s-best seven goals leads Bellevue boys past Skyline in lacrosse
SAMMAMISH — Cole Johnson came up with a season’s-best seven goals and one assist on the final day of Bellevue’s regular season as the Wolverines powered to a 16 – 6 boys high school lacrosse win over Skyline, Friday at Skyline High School in Sammamish.

The win gave Bellevue, the second place team in the Division I Northeast Conference, its seventh straight victory and 17th of the season heading into the state championship tournament.

Along with Johnson’s top performance, the Wolverines were led by Hank Bethke with three goals and drew Douglas with two.

Bellevue concludes its regular season with a 17-2-0 record. Skyline concludes its regular season with a 12-7-0 record.

Scoring
Bellevue 16, Skyline 6 (Cole Johnson, B, 7 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Hank Bethke, B, 3 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Drew Douglas, B, 2 goals, 1 assist; Andrew Gulrajani, B, 1 goal, 3 assists, 2 ground balls; Dakota Jones, B, 1 goal, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Simon Jenkin, b, 1 goal, 8 ground balls; Joe Finnell, B, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Ryan Long, B, 1 assist; Austin Boyd, B, 9 saves)

Boys Spokane

Coach’s switch keeps it light as Gonzaga Prep falls to Sandpoint
SAND POINT, Idaho — Gonzaga Prep dropped its ninth game of the boys high school lacrosse season with a 10 – 3 loss to Sandpoint High School, Friday in Sand Point, Idaho.

The loss was the second of the season by G-Prep to the San Point squad. The Bullpups dropped an 11 – 9 decision to Sandpoint on April 24th.

Missing their two top midfielders who are out for the season with injuries, G-Prep was held scoreless in the first half, while Sandpoint put up three in the first and two in the second for a 5 – 0 half-time lead.

After scoring their first goal in the third, G-Prep coach Chris Shogan swapped his offense with the defense to keep things light for the remainder of the game. “The kids loved it. Fun times,” said Shogan following the game.

With the new configuration, his Pups responded with another goal, while holding Sandpoint to three. With the new offense gaining experience, G-Prep netted another goal in the fourth, but that would be it as Sandpoint netted two more to lock in the win.

James Pelkie, Luke Johnson and Luke Bean combined for G-Prep’s three goals, while goaltender Evan Ogden had seven saves in the Bullpup cage.

Gonzaga Prep (2-9-0) next faces Logos School (5-7-0) in its final game of the regular season, Monday, May 14 in Moscow, Idaho.

Scoring
Sandpoint (Idaho) 3 2 3 2 — 10
Gonzaga Prep 0 0 2 1 — 3

Games for Saturday, May 12

Boys Division II (State Tournament: Opening Round)
San Juan vs. Klahowya (Friday Harbor HS – Friday Harbor/ 12 noon)
Overlake vs. Ballard (Overlake School – Redmond / 1 p.m.)
Gig Harbor vs. Garfield (Peninsula HS – Gig Harbor / 7 p.m.)
Mt. Si vs. Three Rivers (Mt. Si HS – Snoqualmie / 7 p.m.)
Everett vs. Whatcom (Everett Memorial Stadium – Everett / 7 p.m.)

Boys Division I
Stadium at Curtis (Curtis HS / 4 p.m.)
King’s Way at Bainbridge (Bainbridge HS / 5 p.m.)
Bellarmine Prep at Eastlake (Eastlake HS / 5 p.m.)
Lakeside at Tahoma (Tahoma HS / 6 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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