Washington state high school lacrosse results: Friday, March 14, 2014

Washington state boys and girls high school lacrosse results for Friday, March 14, 2014

Girls Games

Woodinville’s Alex Johnson leads Lake Sammamish past Forest Ridge in girls lacrosse

BELLEVUE – Woodinville senior Alex Johnson recorded her first hat trick of the season as Lake Sammamish powered to a 14 – 4 girls high school lacrosse win over Forest Ridge, Friday at Robinswood Park of Bellevue.


Forest Ridge sophomore Ellen Hom charges past Lake Sammamish’s Delaney Slade, a Woodinville High School sophomore, in girls high school lacrosse action, Friday at Bellevue’s Robinswood Park. (Photo: Lisete Johnson)

The win elevated last season’s Washington state runner-up to its second win of the season.

Johnson, an attacker, connected for the first score of the game just 1:59 into the contest igniting a three-goal Lake Sam run before Forest Ridge freshman Hannah Meier found the net for the Ravens first goal at 16:47 to make it 3-1.

Again, Johnson provided a spark connecting for a solo-shot at 9:16 on the front end of a four-score run for Lake Sammamish.

Coming out of the break with a 7 – 1 lead, Inglemoor senior Emily Sokol  scored the first of seven goals in the second half as Lake Sammamish cruised to the win.

Sokol had a pair of goals on the night along with Bothell High School sophomore Madison Strickland.  Meier contributed all four goals for the Ravens.

Anna Cearley had three saves in goal for Lake Sammamish, while Forest Ridge goaltender Ryan Riley had 11 saves.

Lake Sammamish (2-0-0) next faces Overlake (0-0-0), Monday, March 17 in a 4:30 p.m. start at the Overlake School in Redmond.  Forest Ridge (0-1-0) next faces Bellarmine Prep (0-2-0), Tuesday, March 18 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Scoring 1 2 FINAL
Lake Sammamish 7 7   14
Forest Ridge 1 3     4


Game Summary 
Lake Sammamish 14, Forest Ridge 4 (Alex Johnson, LS, 3 goals, 1 caused turnover; Madison Strickland, LS, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Emily Sokol, LS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls, 1 caused turnover; Jessie Clinch, LS, 2 goals; Korbyn Stahl, LS, 2 goals, 2 ground balls, 2 draw controls; Amelia Chirichigno, LS, 1 goal, 1 assist, 4 ground balls, 3 draw controls; Megan Lynch, LS, 1 goal, 1 draw control; Sarah  Wyrick, LS, 1 goal, 3 assists, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover; Anna Cearley, LS, 3 saves; Hannah Meier, FR, 4 goals, 2 ground balls, 2 draw controls; Ryan Riley, FR, 11 saves)


Cohen leads all scorers as Ballard girls run away from Spanaway Lake in lacrosse

SEATTLE – Junior Monica Cohen led all scorers with two goals and three assists as Ballard secured a win in their opening game of the 2014 girls high school lacrosse season with a commanding 15 – 3 defeat of Spanaway Lake, Friday at Ballard High School in Seattle.

Taking advantage of Spanaway Lake turnovers, Cohen grabbed 10 ground balls in the contest as the Beavers jumped out to a 9 – 2 lead in the first and poured on six more in the second to cruise to the win.

Sophomore Clara Yardley and senior Caroline Monaghan also had a pair of goals for Ballard, While Spanaway Lake senior midfielder Rashaunda James also had two.

Junior Katy Graham had four saves in goal for the Beavers and Spanaway Lake senior Brianna Chargualaf had 14 stops.

Ballard (1-0-0) next faces Snohomish (1-0-0), Wednesday, March 19 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Ballard High School in Seattle.  Spanaway Lake (0-1-0) next faces Stadium (0-0-0), Monday, March 17 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Art Crate Field in Spanaway.

Scoring 1 2 FINAL
Spanaway Lake 2 1    3
Ballard 9 6  15


Game Summary
Ballard 15, Spanaway Lake 3 (Monica Cohen, B, 2 goals, 3 assists, 10 ground balls; Clara Yardley, B, 2 goals, 1 assist; Caroline Monaghan, B, 2 goals; Sarah Henessey, B, 1 goal, 7 ground balls; Dorothy Elliott, B, 1 goal, 5 ground balls; Katy Graham, B, 4 saves; Rashaunda James, SL, 2 goals, 5 ground balls; Raquel Gray, Sl, 7 ground balls; Brianna Chargualaf, SL, 14 saves)


Vachris unleashes seven goals as Eastside Catholic girls dominate Bellevue in lacrosse

SAMMAMISH, Wash. – Valarie Vachris powered Eastside Catholic to an opening-night girls lacrosse win with nine points as the Crusaders dominated Bellevue High School 20 – 5, Friday at the Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish.


Eastside Catholic sophomore Maddie Banks fires a shot past Bellevue goaltender Elizabeth Andrews, Friday at the Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish. (Photo: Eastside Catholic School)

The junior attacker had seven goals and two assists on the night while sophomore attacker Madeline Banks had six goals and two assists helping deliver 14 first-half goals for the Crusaders.

Bellevue managed just five goals in the first before being shut-out by a smothering Crusaders defense in the second.

Senior Justice Gilbert and sophomore Courtney Huston  combined for five saves in the Eastside Catholic nets.

Eastside Catholic (1-0-0) next faces the Overlake School (0-0-0), Wednesday, march 19 in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Overlake School in Redmond. Bellevue next faces Roosevelt, Tuesday, March 18 in a 5:30 p.m. start at Lower Woodland Park #2 in Seattle.

Scoring 1 2 FINAL
Bellevue   5 0   5
Eastside Catholic 14 6 20


Game Summary
Eastside Catholic 20, Bellevue 5 (Valerie Vachris, EC, 7 goals, 2 assists; Madeline Banks, EC, 6 goals, 2 assists, 2 ground balls; Shelby Brodman, EC, 3 goals, 1 assists, 1 ground balls; Olivia Jacobsen, EC, 2 goals; Marcela Santos, EC, 1 goal; Tristana Leist, EC, 1 goal; Ashley Blanton, EC, 1 goal; Meredith Troy, EC, 1 goal; Justice Gilbert, EC, 4 saves; Courtney Huston, EC, 1 saves; B. Charlton, B, 1 goal; Emily Nickerson, B, 1 goal; Madeline Bach, B, 1 goal; M. Johnson, B, 1 goal; Lauren Tudor, B, 1 goal)


Boys Games

Campbell, Schmale lead Lake Washington boys to opening lacrosse win

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Connor Campbell and Hank Schmale each delivered three goals as Lake Washington High School powered to a 13 – 9 boys high school lacrosse win over Oregon’s Sherwood High School to open the 2014 boys high school lacrosse season, Friday at the Kirkland Lacrosse Center.


Lake Washington senior Hank Schmale drives on goal in boys high school lacrosse action, Friday at the Kirkland Lacrosse Center. (Photo: Sound Lacrosse)

Lake Washington blanked Sherwood in the first while opening with two goals of their own then matched the Bowmen’s three goals in the second to take a 5 – 3 lead at the half.

But the difference maker came in the second half as the Kangs outscored the Bowmen 4 – 2 in each of the final quarters to pull away for the win.

Campbell, a Juanita High School sophomore and Schmale a Lake Washington senior led all scorers in the contest, while defensively, Kangs junior Spencer Mueller led the way with four ground balls.

Kangs senior Aidan Isaacson had three saves in goal.

Lake Washington (1-0-0) next faces Mercer Island (1-0-0), Wednesday, March 19 in an 8 p.m. start at the Kirkland Lacrosse Center.

Scoring 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Sherwood (Ore.) 0 3 2 2   9
Lake Washington 2 3 4 4 13


Game Summary
Lake Washington 13, Sherwood (Ore.) 9 (Connor Campbell, LW, 3 goals; Hank Schmale, LW, 3 goals; Jason McLean, LW, 2 goals; Reese Radke, LW 2 goals; Sam Pliska, LW 2 goals; Oscar Johansson, LW, 2 assists; Spencer Mueller, LW, 4 ground balls; Aidan Isaacson, LW, 3 saves)


Bellevue boys dispatch Bainbridge to start 2014 lacrosse season

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Two time defending Division I state champion Bellevue High School made a statement to open the 2014 boys high school lacrosse season by handling Bainbridge 10 – 3, Friday at Bellevue High School


Bellevue (yellow) and Bainbridge players scramble for a loose ball in front of the Wolverines net in high school lacrosse action, Friday at Bellevue High School. (Photo: Michael Jardine)

Led by six Hank Bethke points (4g, 2a), the Wolverines overcame a strong first-quarter start by a young Spartans squad to score five unanswered second-quarter goals for the half-time lead.

Continuing to pull away, Bellevue peppered Spartans senior goaltender Reynolds Yarbrough with shots while its defense held Bainbridge to a single goal in the third and none in the fourth to secure the win.

For Bellevue senior Eric Haehl had four points (2g, 2a) and four ground balls while sophomore Chase Birkeland had a pair of goals.

Senior Jackson Larkin had two goals for the Spartans while Yarbrough was strong between the pipes stopping 20 shots.

Bellevue (1-0-0) next faces Woodinville (1-0-0), Tuesday, March 18 in an 8 p.m. start at Woodinville High School.

Bainbridge (0-1-0) next faces Skyline (0-0-0), Tuesday, March 18 in a 6 p.m. start at Bainbridge High School.

Scoring 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Bainbridge 2 0 1 0   3
Bellevue 0 5 2 3 10


Game Summary
Bellevue 10, Bainbridge 3 (Hank Bethke, BEL, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls; Eric Haehl, BEL, 2 goals, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Chase Birkeland BEL, 2 goals; Joe Bethke, BEL, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Ryan Eastes, BEL, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Nick Hutson, BEL, 1 assist; Bradley Medeiros, BEL, 3 saves; Cole Cansler, BEL, 4 saves; Jackson Larkin, BI, 2 goals; Ben Laroche, BI, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Butch Makin, BI, 4 ground balls; Reynolds Yarbrough, BI, 20 saves)

Camas boys blank Forest Grove as Papermakers open lacrosse season

CAMAS, Wash. – Junior Austin Garwood led all scorers with three goals and three assists as Camas blanked Oregon’s Forest Grove High School 14 – 0 to open its boys high school lacrosse season, Friday at Cardon Field in Camas.

The Papermakers were all business laying five goal on the Vikings in the first then adding three more in the second for a health 8 – 0 half-time advantage.  Six third-quarter goals then sealed the deal before the squads cruised with the scoreless fourth to close-out the game.

Camas senior Phillip Lawrence had five saves, while Forest Grove’s Alex Hitchcock had nine saves between the pipes.

Camas (1-0-0) next faces Hood River (Ore.), Monday, March 17 in Hood River, Oregon and four more Oregon school before opening Washington state play, on Wednesday April 2 in an 8 p.m. start at Camas High School.

Scoring 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Forest Grove (Ore.) 0 0 0 0   0
Camas 5 3 6 0 14

Game Summary
Camas 14, Forest Grove (Ore.) 0 (Austin Garwood, C, 3 goals, 3 assists, 1 ground ball; Bryce Tabbut, C, 3 goals, 5 ground balls; Gage Garrett, C, 3 goals, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Zach Quist, C, 2 goals; Grayson Windle, C, 1 goal, 5 ground balls; Keaton Sturbelle, C, 1 goal; Matt Welinski, C, 1 goal, 3 assists; Hudson Fox, C, 4 saves; Jake Lambert, C, 1 save; Phillip Lawrence, C, 5 saves; Alex Hitchcock, FG, 9 saves).

Mercer Island boys handle Lakeside in lacrosse opener

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – Mercer Island left no doubt that they are again ready to contend for a state title as the Islanders easily handled Lakeside 19 – 2 in their boys high school lacrosse opener, Friday at Islander Stadium on Mercer Island.


Lakeside’s Owen Landfeld (right) checks Mercer Island player in front of Lions goaltender Lewis Page (left) in boys high school lacrosse action, Friday on Mercer Island. (Photo: Michael Jardine)

Senior attack Peter Mahony, who is headed to Yale in the fall, led Mercer Island with seven goals, while Evan Condon, who will play for Army when he graduates, had three goals and two assists along with five ground balls.

The Islanders came out of the gates with intensity peppering Lakeside goaltender Lewis Page with 32 shots throughout the game.

In the first MI outscored the Lions 7 – 1, then 9 – 1 in the second for a 16 – 2 half-time advantage.

In the second half, the Islanders added just three more in the third before cruising to the finish.

Lakeside’s Michael Drucker and Brennan Van Der Hoeven had the Lions lone goals.

In goal, Gettysburg commit Benji Rothenberg had four saves while Page had 13 for the Lions.

Mercer Island (1-0-0) next faces Tahoma (0-0-0), Saturday, March 15 in a 6 p.m. start at Islander Stadium on Mercer Island. Lakeside (0-1-0) next faces Blanchet (0-0-0), Thursday, March 20 in a 5 p.m. start at the Lakeside School in Seattle.

Scoring 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Lakeside 1 1 0 0   2
Mercer Island 7 9 3 0 19


Game Summary
Mercer Island 19, Lakeside 2 (Peter Mahony, MI, 7 goals; Evan Condon, MI, 3 goals, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Chase York, MI, 3 goals, 1 assist; Brett Bottomley, MI, 1 goal, 3 assists; Cooper Johnson, MI, 2 goals; Benji Rothenberg, MI, 4 saves; Michael Drucker, L, 1 goal; Brennan Van der Hoeven, L, 1 goal; Lewis Page, L, 13 saves)


Vastbinder gets OT winner as Woodinville boys stun Snohomish to open lacrosse season

WOODINVILLE, Wash. – It came down to the wire, but Woodinville got their statement win to open the 2014 boys high school lacrosse season, stunning a strong Snohomish squad 13 – 12 in overtime, Friday at Woodinville High School.


Flanked by their teammates following the game, Snohomish High School’s Dayvd Powell (left) and Woodinville’s Taylor Vastbinder share congratulations after a hard-fought overtime high school lacrosse battle, Friday in Woodinville. (Photo: Woodinville Lacrosse)

With Snohomish leading 12 – 11 with just 23 second remaining in regulation, coach Gavin Molitor’s Falcons found a gap in the Snohomish defense and dished the ball to Timbercrest Junior High School’s Alex Blue who drove down the alley and fired the equalizer past Snohomish goaltender Noah Palmaffy.  It was Blue’s only goal of the night.

Blue’s goal proved to be the momentum to put the Falcons in the win column as junior Taylor Vastbinder closed the deal with the game-winning goal just 32 seconds into Overtime.

Vastbinder finished the night with four goals, while T.J. Hirai had three.  Snohomish was led by Cedar Park Christian School senior and NCAA D2 commit Gabe Girgus with five goals and two assists to lead all scorers, while Snohomish senior Jarrett Toy had four.

Thomas Cast had four saves in the nets for the Falcons, while Palmaffy had eight saves for the combined Snohomish-Glacier Peak High School squad.

Woodinville (1-0-0) next faces Bellevue (1-0-0), Tuesday, March 18 in an 8 p.m. start at Woodinville High School.

Snohomish (0-1-0) next faces Monroe (0-0-0), Wednesday, March 19 in a 7 p.m. start at Monroe High School.

Scoring 1 2 3 4 OT FINAL
Snohomish 1 3 4 4 0 12
Woodinville 1 2 5 4 1 13


Game Summary

Woodinville 13, Snohomish 12 OT (Ethan Vastbinder, W, 4 goals, 1 ground ball; T.J. Hirai, W, 3 goals; Noah Gray, W, 1 goal, 1 assist; Taylor Vastbinder, W, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Nick Christian, W, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Alex Blue, W, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Jesse Brown, W, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Thomas Cast, W, 6 saves; Gabe Girgus, S, 5 goals, 2 assists; Jarrett Toy, S, 4 goals, 4 ground balls; Jake Berg, S, 2 goals, 5 ground balls; Elliott McIntyre, S, 1 goal; Noah Palmaffy, S, 8 saves)

Saturday’s Games

Girls Games
Curtis at Evergreen (2 p.m. / McKenzie Stadium – Vancouver, Wash.)
Wenatchee at Lake Tapps (3 p.m. / Pete’s Pool Turf Field – Enumclaw)
Lake Sammamish at Overlake (3:30 p.m. / Overlake School – Redmond)

Boys Games
Emerald Ridge-Puyallup at North Kitsap (1 p.m. / Strawberry Field – Poulsbo)
Sherwood (Ore.) at Issaquah (2 p.m. / Issaquah HS – Issaquah)
Vashon at Klahowya (3 p.m. / Central Kitsap JH – Silverdale)
Auburn Riverside at Port Angeles-Sequim (RESCHEDULED)
O’Dea at Skyline (3:30 p.m. / Skyline HS – Sammamish)
Tahoma at Mercer Island (6 p.m. / Islander Stadium – Mercer Island)
Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) at Newport (6 p.m. / Robinswood Park – Bellevue)
Eastlake at Eastside Catholic (6:30 p.m. / Eastside Catholic School – Sammamish)

The girls high school lacrosse season concludes with the Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship Game, on Friday, May 16 at Mercer Island High School.  The boys state championships take place Saturday, May 31 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle.

For the full schedule of games, statistics, standings and features for local high school lacrosse teams and players visit WashingtonHSLAX.com or follow high school lacrosse in Washington state at Facebook – US Lacrosse-Washington  or Twitter @WashingtonHSLAX.

For a full preview of boys and girls high school lacrosse in Washington state visit:  Prep lacrosse preview:  New high school teams in Kennewick, Gig Harbor, Seattle on tap for 2014 

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.



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