Washington state prep lacrosse round-up for Dec. 23 – 31

SEATTLE —  High School lacrosse in Washington state continued to make news in state and national media as 2013 came to an end last week.


Issaquah High School boys lacrosse coach Brandon Fortier’s (right) October election to the Washington State Lacrosse Hall of Fame was among the lacrosse stories making news in a series of “Best of 2013” sports stories published during the final week of the year. (Photo: Brandon Fortier)

Among the “Best of 2013” stories published last week was Eastside Catholic’s Colin MacIlvennie earning Male Athlete of the Year Honors with the Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter, the election of Issaquah High School boys coach Brandon Fortier to the Washington State Lacrosse Hall of Fame, NCAA lacrosse commitments by Meadowdale High School’s  Niko May and Jordan Tindall and Glacier Peak’s Jake Berg, a California lacrosse tournament win by middle school students in Woodinville along with a holiday blanket drive by Bellevue High School’s state champion boys lacrosse team that captured national attention with a story on StudentSports.com.

Here’s a round-up from the lacrosse week in Washington state.

To see a comprehensive list of prep lacrosse stories published in Washington state and nationally visit the Washington State Prep Lacrosse Media Center.



Date Media High School Story
12/31/13 Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter Eastside Catholic Best of Issaquah Sammamish Sports 2013 – Male Athlete of the Year: Colin MacIlvennie, Eastside Catholic football, lacrosse
12/31/13 Issaquah Press Issaquah Top sports stories of the year:  Issaquah coaches named to halls of fame
12/31/13 Edmonds Beacon Meadowdale A year in Edmonds sports – Two from Edmonds commit to play college lacrosse
12/30/13 Mercer Island Reporter Mercer Island 2013 Sports Wrap| Islanders add hardware to trophy case
12/30/13 Woodinville Weekly Woodinville The most interesting sports stories for 2013:  Woodinville Wins West Coast Showcase (lacrosse)
12/28/13 StudentSports.com Glacier Peak Wash. senior to Missouri Valley
12/24/13 StudentSports.com Bellevue Bellevue lacrosse warms hearts one blanket at a time


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