Everett’s Justin Beretta among Everett Herald Prep Athletes of Week

EVERETT – Everett’s Justin Beretta has been named by the Everett Herald as one of its Prep Athletes of the Week for the week of April 5 – 11.


Everett’s Justin Beretta (left) takes on Bellarmine Prep’s Chris Ramos in front of the Lions goal in a May 2014 Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association game. (Photo: Everett Lacrosse)

A home-schooled junior, Beretta had five goals and an assist to lead Everett to a 15-2 win over Burlington-Edison last Friday. The win kept Everett undefeated this season and in a tie for first place with Stanwood and Kamiak.

For the week, the 6-0, 165-pound attackman and No. 2 scorer in the state, delivered 29 points (22g, 7a) in three games, bringing his six-game season-total to 41 points including 28 goals and 13 assists.

Described as a dynamic offensive player with extraordinary stick skills that compliment his physical fitness on the field, Beretta is following in the footsteps of his older brother Jameson. Last spring the elder Beretta, who excelled as a defender with Everett, earned All-Conference honors and a spot on the men’s lacrosse roster with NCAA Division III Aurora University in Illinois.

Other Everett Herald honorees include: Sara Johnson, Lake Stevens, Softball; Jacob Hunnewell and Garrett Walsh, Meadowdale, Baseball; Brandon Wright, Kamiak, Boys Soccer; Chris Diaz, Shorewood, Boys Track; Sidney Trinidad, Arlington, Girls Track; Emmi Modahl and Natalie Mackey, Arlington, Girls Golf; Emily Sandquist, Jackson, Girls Tennis.

To read the full story visit: Everett Herald Prep Athlete of the Week for April 5 – 11.

North Sound lacrosse student-athletes to be named in 2015 by the Everett Herald as Prep Athletes of the Week include:

April 5 – 11: Justin Beretta, Everett (home schooled)

March 29 – April 4: Kane Ayling, Stanwood

March 22 – 28: Cade Lichfield, Glacier Peak

March 15 – 21:  Steele Fosth, Kamiak & Hannah Graves, Glacier Peak (Snohomish)

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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