SEATTLE — New prep lacrosse programs at Gig Harbor and Peninsula High Schools, Washington state girls pre-season All-State selections, Bellevue High School’s No. 5 ranking in the West by Lacrosse Magazine were among the prep lacrosse stories making news in Washington state from Feb. 24 – March 2.
Other stories to make the news included an Eastside Catholic student-athlete on a West region Player of the Year “Watch List”, state boys teams inching closer to the national Fab-50 ranking in the StudentSports.com weekly poll along with an NCAA commitment at Bainbridge High School.
Here’s a complete 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.
|3/05/14||The Peninsula Gateway||Gig Harbor, Peninsula||Lacrosse comes to Gig Harbor, Peninsula high schools|
|3/04/14||Issaquah Sammamish Reporter||Issaquah, Skyline||Three from area make preseason All-State lacrosse team, Issaquah boys nearing top-50 national ranking|
|3/04/14||Issaquah Press||Skyline, Issaquah||Two girls on preseason all-state lacrosse team|
|3/04/14||Bellevue Reporter||Bellevue, Interlake||Bellevue boys lacrosse make national top-50 poll, Interlake’s Sullivan pre-season All-State|
|3/03/14||Bainbridge Island Review||Bainbridge||Marx, Brigham named to Washington state girls lacrosse 2014 Pre-Season All-State Team|
|3/02/14||ClaremontCA.com||Bainbridge||Bainbridge High’s Sallie Marx to play NCAA D3 lacrosse at Pomona-Pitzer|
About Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse has over 100 years of history in Washington state with clubs playing in the early 1900s and high schools now in their fourth decade of state competition. With Native American origins, lacrosse is one of the oldest organized sports on the continent and today is considered the fastest growing sport in America. In Washington state, some 4,000 student-athletes attending over 200 high schools play prep lacrosse, while another 6,000 play lacrosse at the youth, adult and collegiate club levels throughout the state. For more information on high school lacrosse in Washington state visit http://www.WashingtonHSLAX.com.