Washington state high school lacrosse results: Saturday, March 9, 2013

Boys Varsity Div. I

Frank leads King’s Way past Curtis in boys lacrosse opener
UNIVERSITY PLACE – Clayton Frank scored five goals to lead King’s Way to a season-opening boys high school lacrosse win, Saturday at Curtis High School in University Place.

King's Way midfielder Brian Prigmore (Hockinson HS)  (left) is pursued by David Thomson of Curtis Saturday's Washington state boys high school lacrosse game.  (Photo:  Michael Jardine)

King’s Way midfielder Brian Prigmore (Hockinson HS) (left) is pursued by David Thomson of Curtis Saturday’s Washington state boys high school lacrosse game. (Photo: Michael Jardine

The win gave the Knights, a 2012 semifinalist in the Washington Lacrosse state championship tournament, its first win of the season against a strong Curtis squad.

Trailing 7-6 at the half, the Knights broke-loose with six scores in the third to take a 12-8 lead into the final quarter.

In the fourth, Curtis was unable to catch the Knights, which put up another four-goals to close out the game.

Frank, who contributed three assists on the night, finished with eight points to lead all scorers, while Jack Beall scored five goals and added an assist for six points.

Beau Olson and Jayden Todd led the scoring for Curtis with three goals apiece.

King’s Way (1-0-0) next faces Lakeside (0-0-0), Saturday, March 16 in a 2 p.m. start at the Lakeside School in Seattle. Curtis (0-1-0) next faces Eastside Catholic (0-0-0), Tuesday, March 12 in an 8 p.m. start at the Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish.

King’s Way 4 2 6 4 — 16
Curtis 4 3 1 3 — 11

Game Summary
King’s Way 16, Curtis 11 (Jack Beall, KW, 5 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Clayton Frank, KW, 5 goals, 3 assists, 2 ground balls; Evan Ramirez, KW, 3 goals, 3 ground balls; Brian Priedmore, KW, 2 goals, 4 ground balls; Greg Klein, KW, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Conrad Littlefield, KW, 4 saves; Beau Olson, C, 3 goals, 3 assists, 5 ground balls; Jayden Todd, C, 3 goals, 2 ground balls; James Kennedy, C, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Ryder Choate, C, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Alex Brydson, C, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Trevor Warren, C, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Jacob Budnick, C, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Zach Budnick, C, 3 ground balls, 8 saves)

Issaquah too much for Div. II Liberty in boys lacrosse opener
RENTON – Issaquah opened its boys high school lacrosse season in defining fashion as it brought home a 15-1 road win over neighboring Liberty, Saturday at Liberty High School in Renton.

With a roster stacked with 10 seniors, the Eagles struck first blanking the Division II Patriots 3-0 in the first then broke free for an eight-goal second sparked by Mikey Giannopulus to take an 11-1 lead at the half.

Issaquah then cruised down the stretch with a pair of goals in the third and fourth quarters to close out the scoring

Giannopulus finished with two goals, an assist and 11 ground balls.

Issaquah (1-0-0) next faces Bellarmine Prep (0-0-0), Friday, March 15 in an 8 p.m. start at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Liberty (0-1-0) next faces Redmond (0-0-0), Tuesday, March 12 in a 7 p.m. start at Redmond High School.

Issaquah 3 8 2 2 — 15
Liberty 0 1 0 0 — 1

Game Summary
Issaquah 15, Liberty 1 (Matt Thomas, IS, 4 goals, 1 assist; Zach Fritz, IS, 2 goals, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Mikey Giannopulus, IS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 11 ground balls; Josh Bean, IS, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Ryan Egland, IS, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Chad Klansnic, IS, 1 goal; Cody Klansnic, IS, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Jake Lindahl, IS, `1 goal, 3 ground balls; McKinley Melton, IS, 1 goal, 2 assists; Anthony O’Reily, IS, 1 goal; Brady Hahn, IS, 0 saves; Jordan Dondayno, IS, 1 save)

Games for Sunday, March 10, 2013

Boys Varsity Div. II
Sand Point (Idaho) at Richland (Hanford HS – Hanford / 1 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. In its fourth decade of play, 4,000 student athletes attending over 200 schools across the state play high school lacrosse. 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 at www.Facebook.com/uslacrossewashington 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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~ Mike McQuaid, Sports Information Director, US Lacrosse – Washington State Chapter

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