Issaquah, Wenatchee, Bainbridge top first ScoreCzar Washington state lacrosse poll

CAMAS, Wash. – ScoreCzar has released its first Washington state high school lacrosse poll of the 2014 season with Issaquah and Wenatchee topping the Boys Division I and II rankings while Bainbridge sits in the No. 1 position in the Girls Varsity rankings.

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In Washington state, the Top 10 Boys Division I rankings list Issaquah as No. 1 the state with an OPR of .51 followed by No. 2 Mercer Island, No. 3 Eastside Catholic, No. 4 Bellevue and No. 5 Tahoma.  The Top 10 list is rounded-out by Auburn Riverside, Kamiak, Curtis, Emerald Ridge-Puyallup and Sehome-Bellingham.

In Boys Division II, Wenatchee sits in the top position with an OPR of 1.65 followed by No. 2 Shorecrest, No. 3 Gonzaga Prep, No. 4 Seattle Academy and No. 5 King’s Way.  The Top 10 in Division II is rounded-out by University-Central Valley, Stanwood, Meadowdale, Vashon Island and Southridge.

In Girls Varsity, Bainbridge occupies the top spot with an OPR of .78.  The Spartans are followed by No. 2 Lake Sammamish, No. 3 Issaquah, No. 4 Snohomish-Glacier Peak and No. 5 Lakeside.  The list is rounded out by Eastside Catholic, Holy Names, Lake Tapps, Puyallup and Bellevue East.

The state-wide weekly electronic ranking for prep lacrosse is based on a team’s Overall Power Rating or “OPR” which is an objective calculation of a team’s offensive output, defense and ongoing strength of Washington state schedule. To view full state-wide prep lacrosse rankings and national polls visit Washington State Prep Lacrosse Polls

To listen to the ScoreCzar’s weekly lacrosse podcast visit ScoreCzar Washington State Lacrosse Podcast #1

In Washington state, the Camas-based ScoreCzar ranking service provides regular electronic rankings for high school football, boys and girls basketball, baseball and lacrosse along with rankings for a variety of professional, collegiate and prep sports nation wide.  To learn more visit http://www.ScoreCzar.org

Washington State High School Lacrosse

Boys Division I Lacrosse (ScoreCzar Top 10 / Mon. April 7, 2014)

Rank High School Record OPR
1. Issaquah 7-1-0 .51
2. Mercer Island 10-0-0 .58
3. Eastside Catholic 8-0-0 .70
4. Bellevue 7-1-0 1.02
5. Tahoma 5-2-0 1.32
6. Auburn Riverside 3-1-0 1.54
7. Kamiak 3-1-0 1.63
8. Curtis 5-0-0 1.99
9. Emerald Ridge-Puyallup 4-2-0 2.22
10. Sehome-Bellingham 3-0-0 2.28

 

Boys Division II Lacrosse (ScoreCzar Top 10 / Mon. April 7, 2014)

Rank High School Record OPR
1. Wenatchee 4-1-0 1.65
2. Shorecrest 5-1-0 2.03
3. Gonzaga Prep 4-1-0 2.06
4. Seattle Academy 3-1-0 2.75
5. King’s Way 3-3-0 4.06
6. University-Central Valley 4-2-0 4.16
7. Stanwood 2-2-0 4.22
8. Meadowdale 1-4-0 4.49
9. Vashon Island 2-3-0 5.03
10. Southridge 3-4-0 5.79

 

Girls Varsity Lacrosse (ScoreCzar Top 10 / Mon. April 7, 2014)

Rank High School  Record OPR
1. Bainbridge 3-0-0 .78
2. Lake Sammamish (club) 7-0-0 .78
3. Issaquah 5-2-1 1.26
4. Snohomish-Glacier Peak 4-1-0 1.33
5. Lakeside 5-0-1 1.34
6. Eastside Catholic 5-1-0 1.63
7. Holy Names 3-1-0 1.99
8. Lake Tapps (club) 4-2-0 2.13
9. Puyallup (club) 4-0-0 2.21
10. Bellevue East (club) 3-3-1 2.59

 

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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