Eds. note: This is a press release courtesy Mike McQuaid.
STANWOOD – Stanwood’s Kane Ayling broke a 10-10 tie to score the game-winner in a triple overtime thriller to give the Spartans an 11-10 win over Friday Harbor in a boys lacrosse varsity division II game Wednesday at Stanwood Middle School.
Completing a hat trick in the game, Ayling broke from the top and fired a 10-year shot past Friday Harbor goaltender Jacob Jackson ending a scoring drought by the two schools that extended from 5:45 of the fourth through three overtimes.
Down 10-7 in the fourth Stanwood began to mount a challenge to a game dominated by Friday Harbor.
With 9:38 remaining, Joshua Smith scored for Stanwood to narrow the deficit to 10-8.
Just 44 seconds later Karsten Warness found the net to bring the Spartans to within a goal at 10-9.
And with 5:45 remaining, Smith again hit his second of two goals in the game to knot the contest at 10-10.
With multiple opportunities through the close of regulation and into the third overtime, the school’s played end-to-end lacrosse, but failed to score until the 49 second mark of the third overtime.
Stanwood’s Frank Medlicott led all scorers with four gals, while Warness had nine ground balls to lead the Spartan defense.
Friday Harbor’s Dylan Radden and Tate Brumsickle each had three for Friday Harbor.
Stanwood (1-0-0) next faces next faces Sehome-Bellingham (1-0-0) , Friday, March 15 in a 5 p.m. start at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham. Friday Harbor (0-1-0) next faces next faces Burlington-Edison (0-1-0), Saturday, March 16 in a 12 noon start at Friday Harbor High School.
BOYS VARSITY DIVISION II
Strong’s seven goals leads Everett past Meadowdale in boys lacrosse
LYNNWOOD — Ian Strong scored seven goals to lead Everett High School past Meadowdale 18-7 in its boys high school lacrosse opener, Wednesday at Lynnwood High School.
Strong’s seven goals along with an assists, game the Jackson High School senior eight points on the night.
Everett opened with a 3-1 lead in the first, but was quickly matched by a rebounding Meadowdale squad which put up three in the second to force a 4-4 tie at the half.
But the second half Everett ran away with the game scoring eight in the third and another six in the fourth to grab the win.
Jared Hawkins, Elijah Lindstrom of Everett High School and Andrew Shaffer of Archbishop Murphy High all had four for the Everett squad made up of students from six Everett-area high schools.
Jordan Tindall led the scoring for Meadowdale with three goals.
Everett (1-0-0) next faces next faces Shorecrest (1-0-0), Wednesday, March 20 in a 5 p.m. start at Walter Hall Park in Everett. Meadowdale (0-1-0) next faces Shorecrest (1-0-0), Friday, March 15 in a 7 p.m. start at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline.
Game Summary: Everett 18, Meadowdale 7 (Ian Strong, E, 7 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Jared Hawkins, E, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls; Elijah Lindstrom, E, 4 goals, 1 assist, 6 ground balls; Andrew Shaffer, E, 4 goals, 1 assist; Brad Strong, E, 6 saves; Jordan Tindall, M, 3 goals, 4 ground balls; Charlie Baillargeon, M, 2 goals, 1 assist; Gavin Hardwick, M, 1 goal; Justin Holter, M, 1 goal; Conner Daniel, M, 5 saves)
Stadium puts up 20 goals to down Klahowya in boys lacrosse
SILVERDALE – Noah Leonard scored six goals as Stadium rolled to a 20-7 boys high school lacrosse win over Klahowya, Wednesday at Central Kitsap Jr. High School in Silverdale.
Stadium jumped all over the Eagles in the first to take an early 6-2 lead before putting up another four in the second for a 10-5 half-time lead. In the second, Stadium added two and finished with a strong eight to close-out the game.
Aaron Park had three goals, two assists and 13 ground balls to lead Stadium on defense.
For Klahowya, Cody Roberts had three goals and Cory Charvat had 15 saves in goal.
Stadium (1-0-0) next faces Ballard (0-1-0), Tuesday, March 19 in a 6 p.m. start at Mason Middle School in Tacoma. Klahowya (0-1-0) next faces Port Angeles, Saturday, March 16 in a 2 p.m. start at Carrie Blake Park in Tacoma.
Game Summary: Stadium 20, Klahowya 7 (Noah Leonard, S, 6 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Patrick Holcomb, S, 4 goals, 2 assists, 6 ground balls; Aaron Park, S, 3 goals, 2 assists, 13 ground balls; Cooper Hayes, S, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Evan Lineweaver, S, 8 saves; Cody Roberts, K, 3 goals; Torsten Robinson, K, 8 ground balls; Cory Charvat, K, 15 saves)
Prep boys tree Owls for second lacrosse win
REDMOND – Sam Kopf and George Anderson scored five goals each to lead Seattle Prep to its second win of the boys high school lacrosse season with a 20-9 defeat of the Overlake School, Wednesday on the Overlake School campus in Redmond.
The Owls kept pace with Prep, which had opened last Friday with a road win over Sammamish-Newport, trailing by just 4-3 after the first quarter. But the Panthers poured it on in the second netting eight goals to take a 12-6 lead into the intermission.
In the third, Prep again pulled away with five more before settling for another three in the fourth to close out the game. The Owls netted just two in the third and one in the fourth.
Kopf added two assists and 13 ground balls and Conner Dennehy had four goals, two assists and seven ground balls to round out top scoring Panthers.
Overlake was led by Colton Umberger and Barrett Jenness, who each had four goals.
Seattle Prep (2-0) next faces Vashon (0-1-0), Friday, March 15 in a 7:15 p.m. at Lower Woodland Park playfield in Seattle. Overlake (0-1-0) next faces next faces Garfield (1-0-0), Monday, March 18 in a 5 p.m. start at Upper Genesee Park in Seattle.
Game Summary: Seattle Prep 20, Overlake 9 (George Anderson, SP, 5 goals, 1 ground ball; Sam Kopf, SP, 5 goals, 2 assists, 13 ground balls; Conner Dennehy, SP, 4 goals, 2 assists, 7 ground balls; Connor Gossman, SP, 3 goals; Jack Murphy, SP, 7 saves; Colton Umberger, OV, 4 goals, 1 assist; Barrett Jenness, OV, 4 goals, 1 ground ball; Jack Robers, OV, 1 goal, 1 assist; Kinori Rosnow, OV, 5 ground balls; Parker Hayne, OV, 12 saves)
Game Summary: Stanwood 11, Friday Harbor 10 3OT (Frank Medlicott, S, 4 goals, 4 ground balls; Kane Ayling, S, 3 goals, 4 ground balls; Josh Smith, S, 2 goals, 3 ground balls; Karsten Warness, S, 1 goal, 9 ground balls; Jack Delich, S, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Jeremy Smith, S, 7 saves; Dylan Radden, FH, 3 goals, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Tate Brumsickle, FH, 3 goals, 1 assist, 5 ground balls; Sean Hills, FH, 2 goals, 1 ground ball; Jacob Justiniano, FH, 1 goal, 1 assist, 4 ground balls; Nelson Wynn, FH, 1 goal, 6 ground balls)
Rhodes’ eight goals powers Garfield past Mount Si in boys lacrosse
SEATTLE – Cedric Rhodes scored eight goals to power Garfield to a 15-13 opening game boys high school lacrosse win over Mount Si, Wednesday at Genessee Park in Seattle
The win lifted the Bulldogs to their first win of the season while disappointing Mount Si.
Garfield moved out to a 5-2 lead in the first and then withstood a five-goal second by Mount Si to hold a 9-7 lead at the half.
In the second half, the two squads battled goal-for-goal matching each other 3-3 in each of the final two quarters as the Bulldogs hung on for the win.
Rhodes finished the night with two assists for 10 points, while Jackson Lanning had four goals and four assists along with 12 ground balls.
Mount Si’s Royce Schwartzenberger and Blake Picchena each scored three.
Garfield (1-0-0) next faces Overlake (0-1-0), Monday, March 18 in a 5 p.m. start at Upper Genesee Park in Seattle. Mount Si (0-1-0) next faces next faces Ballard (0-1-0), Friday, March 15 in a 7 p.m. start at Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie.
Game Summary: Garfield 15, Mount Si 13 (Cedric Rhodes, G, 8 goals, 2 assists, 2 ground balls; Jackson Lanning, G, 4 goals, 4 assists, 12 ground balls; Danny Strick, G, 3 saves; Jimmy Morris, MS, 2 goals, 3 assists, 3 ground balls; Royce Schwartzenberger, MS, 3 goals; Blake Picchena, MS, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Brendan Pike, MS, 2 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Matt Mahrer, MS, 1 goal, 1 assist; Seamus Ober, MS, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Cameron Pike, MS, 12 saves)
Hale rolls past Vashon to give Snider first win as boy lacrosse coach
VASHON ISLAND – Riley Johnson had three goals and Will Snider connected for two goals and two assists as Nathan Hale powered to an 11-1 season-opening win over Vashon in boys high school lacrosse action, Wednesday at Vashon High School.
The win was the first for first-year coach Drew Snider, who took over the Hale program this spring. Snider, who is on the roster of the National Lacrosse League Washington Stealth, is an O’Dea graduate and two-time high school lacrosse All-American while playing in Washington state.
The Raiders opened scoring early hitting three unanswered goals in the first and adding another in the second for a 4-0 lead at the half. Hale added three more in the third and four in the fourth.
Vashon got on the board in the final quarter with a goal by Caz Moleski to avoid the shutout.
Nathan Hale (1-0-0) next faces Kennedy (1-0-0), Friday, March 15 in a 7 p.m. start at Foster High School in Tukwila. Vashon (0-1-0) next faces next faces Seattle Prep (2-0-0) , Friday, March 15 in a 7:15 p.m. start at Lower Woodland Park playfield in Seattle.
Game Summary: Nathan Hale 11, Vashon 1 (Riley Johnson, NH, 3 goals, 5 ground balls; Will Snider, NH, 2 goals, 2 assists, 3 ground balls; Ben Jores, NH, 2 goals; Jack MacIntire, NH, 1 goal, 1 assist; 6 ground balls; Andrew McCall, NH, 3 saves; Winter Krimment, V, 1 goal, 4 ground balls; Evan Anderson, V, 4 ground balls; Caz Mozeleski, V, 3 ground balls; Marquis Stendahl, V, 10 saves)
Freshman Weaver nets six to lead Shorecrest lacrosse past Burlington-Edison
SHORELINE – Freshman Briggan Weaver scored six goals to lead Shorecrest past Burlington-Edison 12-9 in boys high school lacrosse action, Wednesday at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline.
Shorecrest jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first and matched Burlington-Edison’s three second-quarter goals to take a 6-4 lead into the half. In the third Shorecrest added two more and withstood a four-goal fourth by Burlington-Edison to hang on for the win.
Weaver added three assists to his game-total for nine points on the night. Goaltender Payton Brooks-Neal had 13 saves for Shorecrest.
Mac Burnett and Peter Isaacson led the scoring for Burlington-Edison with three goals apiece.
Burlington-Edison (1-0-0) next faces next faces Friday Harbor (0-1-0), Saturday, March 16 in a 12 noon start at Friday Harbor High School.
Shorecrest (1-0-0) next faces next faces Meadowdale (0-1-0), Friday, March 15 in a 7 p.m. start at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline.
Game Summary: Shorecrest 12, Burlington-Edison 9 (Briggan Weaver, S, 6 goals, 3 assists; Mark Officer, S, 3 goals, 1 assist; Ian Prieve, S, 2 goals; Hassan Hanga, S, 1 goal; Payton Brooks-Neal, S, 13 saves; Mac Burnett, B-E, 3 goals; Peter Isaacson, B-E, 3 goals, 2 assists; Tyler Morrison, B-E, 1 goal, 1 assist; Eli Aguilar, B-E, 1 goal; Joel Johnson, B-E, 1 goal; Richard Fowler, B-E, 5 saves; Collin Davis, B-E, 5 saves).
BOYS VARSITY DIVISION I
Lucchesi brothers lead Auburn Riverside past Bellarmine in boys lacrosse
TACOMA – Joey and Michael Lucchesi combined for five goals and five assists as Auburn Riverside rolled to its first win of the boys high school lacrosse season with an 18-1 defeat of Bellarmine Prep, Wednesday at First Creek Middle School in Tacoma.
Auburn Riverside scored five in the first and five in the second to build a 10-1 lead at the half, before adding eight unanswered goals in the second half to close-out the game.
Garrett Stockdale scored a lone goal for Bellarmine Prep, a first-quarter score.
Auburn Riverside (1-0-0) next faces Mercer Island (1-0-0), Friday, March 15 in a 9 p.m. start at Sumner High School. Bellarmine Prep (0-2-0) next faces next faces Issaquah (1-0-0)Friday, March 15 in an 8 pm. Start at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Game Summary: Auburn Riverside 18, Bellarmine Prep 1 (Joey Lucchesi, AR, 3 goals, 1 assist, Michael Lucchesi, AR, 2 goals, 4 assists; Dane Barber, AR, 2 goals, 2 assists; Josh Davenport, AR, 2 goals, 1 assist; Keenan Fagen, AR, 2 goals, 1 assist; Brandon Starks, AR, 2 goals; Skyler Harris, AR, 2 goals; Jaron Scarbrough, AR, 1 save; Garrett Stockdale, BP, 1 goal; Chris Ramos, BP, 4 ground balls; Gregory Paul Gicewicz, BP, 9 saves)
MI hat tricks down Lake Washington in boys lax opener
MERCER ISLAND – Justin Rorem and Peter Mahony each tallied hat tricks as Mercer Island opened their 2013 boys high school lacrosse campaign with a 19-5 win over Lake Washington, Wednesday at Islander Stadium on Mercer Island.
The Islanders unleashed eight first-quarter goals and added four more in the second to dominate the first half 12-4. In the third, MI continued their scoring onslaught, delivering six unanswered goals to make it 18-4 going into the final quarter.
In the end, both squads settled for single fourth-quarter scored to round-out the game.
Along with Rorem and Mahony, 10 Islanders found the back of the Kangs’ net, including a two-goal night by Steen Swedstedt, Grant Preisler, Devlin Conway, Evan Condon and cooper Johnson.
Ben Anderson and Hank Schmale each tallied a pair and Zach Taylor had a solo shot for Lake Washington’s scoring.
Mercer Island (1-0-0) next faces next faces Auburn Riverside (1-0-0), Friday, March 15 in a 9 p.m. start at Sumner High School. Lake Washington (0-1-0) next faces next faces Snohomish (0-1-0), Tuesday, March 19 in an 8 p.m. start at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.
Game Summary: Mercer Island 19, Lake Washington 5 (Justin Rorem, MI 3 goals, 2 assists; Peter Mahony, MI, 3 goals, 2 assists; Steen Swedstedt, MI, 2 goals; Grant Preisler, MI, 2 goals; Devlin Conway, MI, 2 goals; Evan Condon, MI, 2 goals; Cooper Johnson, MI, 2 goals; Jake Leibsohn, MI, 1 goal; Brett Bottomley, MI, 1 goal; Zach Taylor, MI, 1 goal; Ben Rothenberg, MI, 5 saves; Scotty Lee, MI, 2 saves; Ben Anderson, LW, 2 goals, 1 assist; Hank Schmale, LW, 2 goals; Jason McLean, LW, 1 goal, 1 assist; Aidan Isaacson, LW, 8 saves)
Sammamish-Newport rebounds for first lacrosse win of the spring
BELLEVUE – Sean Sternberg scored a hat trick as Sammamish-Newport rebounded for their first win of the 2013 boys high school lacrosse season with a 7-6 win over Snohomish, Wednesday at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.
After dropping their opener to Seattle Prep last Friday, Sammamish-Newport overcame a 4-2 half-time deficit, scoring three in the third and another two fourth-quarter goals to overcome a persistent Snohomish squad. It was the first win for first-year Sammamish-Newport head coach Ian Lee.
John Montine had a goal and two assists, while Stuart Sutherland had two goals and Ian Weiss had a goal and five ground balls in the win.
For Snohomish, Gabe Girgus led the way with three goals on the night.
Sammamish-Newport (1-1-0) next faces next faces Curtis (0-2-0), Friday, March 15 in an 8 p.m. start at Curtis High School in University Place. Snohomish (0-1-0) next faces Lake Washington (0-1-0), Tuesday, March 19 in an 8 p.m. start at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.
Game Summary: Sammamish-Newport 7, Snohomish 6 (Sean Sternberg, S-N, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; John Montine, S-N, 1 goal, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Stuart Sutherland, S-N, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Ian Weiss, S-N, 1 goal, 5 ground balls; Morgan White, S-N, 11 saves; Gabe Girgus, S, 3 goals, 1 ground ball; Miles Russon, S, 3 assists; Devin Remlinger, S, 1 goal, 3 ground balls; Harrison Wartes, S, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Chris Gamble, S, 1 goal, 2 ground balls; Cooper Martin, S, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Ian Jensen, S, 1 assist; David Wartes, S, 9 saves
Bainbridge girls drop Overlake behind Brigham’s six scores in lacrosse
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Paige Brigham scored six goals as the Bainbridge girls lacrosse team defeated Overlake 16-7, Wednesday at Bainbridge High School.
Brigham and team captain Sally Marx contributed nine of Bainbridge High’s 16 total scores on the evening.
Overlake was led on offense by midfielder Zoe Pinczower who scored three goals on the day.
On defensive, Owls goalkeeper Emma Howard recorded three saves, while Spartans keeper Kelly Coffyn totaled four saves.
Overlake (1-0-1) next faces Snohomish (1-0-0) in an 8 p.m. matchup, Friday, March 15 at Glacier Peak High School. Bainbridge Island (1-0-0) next faces Issaquah (0-0-0) in a 7:30 p.m. matchup, Friday, March 15 at Skyline Community Fields.
Game Summary: Bainbridge 16, Overlake 7 (Paige Brigham, B, 6 goals; Sally Marks, B, 3 goals; Kelly Coffyn, B, 4 saves; Zoe Pinczower, OV, 3 goals; Emma Howard, OV, 3 saves)
Snohomish nets 20, cruises past Roosevelt for first girls lax win
SEATTLE – Megan Davis netted four goals as Snohomish collected it first girls high school lacrosse win of the season with a 20-10 victory, Wednesday at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle.
A total of 13 players found their way onto the score sheet as Snohomish put up 11 first-half goals and cruised with another nine in the second to grab the win.
Snohomish goalkeeper Daryia Tagg was a difference maker on defense and held Roosevelt to just five goals in each half. Midfielder Megan Davis led Snohomish in scoring on the day with four goals.
Roosevelt midfielder Adrienne Leonard scored four goals and recorded five ground balls on defense in the first matchup of the season for both teams.
Tagg, the game leader in saves, was able to keep Roosevelt at bay on offense. Goalkeer Ruth Vargas recorded six saves on the day for the Roughriders.
Snohomish (1-0-0) next faces Overlake (1-0-1) in a 5:30 p.m. matchup, Friday, March 15 at Glacier Peak High School. Roosevelt (0-0-1) next faces Bellevue East (0-0-1) in an 8 p.m. matchup, Friday, March 15 at Interlake High School.
Game Summary: Snohomish 20, Roosevelt 10 (Megan Davis, S, 4 goals; Daryia Tagg, S, 10 saves: Adrienne Leonard, R, 4 goals, 5 ground balls; Ruth Vargas, R, 6 saves)
Brennan’s seven goals lift Forest Ridge lax over Hale in girls opener
SEATTLE – Kelly Brennan scored seven goals as Forest Ridge earned its first girls high school lacrosse victory of the season, dropping Nathan Hale 21-15, Wednesday at Summit East Playfield in Seattle.
Forest Ridge midfielder Lindsay Stone added six goals of her own as she and Brennan contributed more than half of the team’s 21 total scores.
Haley Kinoshita, Corryn Wetzel, and Joon Peterson each scored four goals on the day for Hale, while Raiders goalkeeper Cali Ashmun recorded eight saves in the opening matchup for both teams.
Forest Ridge goalkeeper Sarah Sutherland had a strong night with 10 saves, but was unable to keep the Raiders at bay.
Forest Ridge (1-0-0) next faces Roosevelt (0-0-1) in a 4 p.m. matchup, Monday, March 18 at Robinswood Park. Nathan Hale (0-0-1) next faces Spanaway Lake (0-0-0) in a 6 p.m. matchup, Monday, March 18 at Art Crate Field.
Game Summary: Forest Ridge 21, Nathan Hale 15 (Kelly Brennan, FR, 7 goals; Lindsay Stone, FR, 6 goals; Haley Kinoshita, NH, 4 goals; Corryn Wetzel, NH, 4 goals; Cali Ashmun, NH, 8 saves)
Games For Thursday, March 14
Boys Varsity Division I
Eastlake at Lakeside (Lakeside School – Seattle / 5 p.m.)
Woodinville at Eastside Catholic (Eastside Catholic School – 8 p.m.)
Boys Varsity Division II
University at Mead-Mt. Spokane (Mt. Spokane HS – Mead / 5 p.m.)
Peninsula-Gig Harbor at North Kitsap (North Kitsap HS – Poulsbo / 5:30 p.m.)
Blanchet at Highline (Moshier Park – Burien / 7:30 p.m.)
Puyallup at Kennedy (Sunset Park – Sea Tac / 4 p.m.)
Garfield at Klahowya (Central Kitsap HS – Silverdale / 4 p.m.)
Curtis at Bethel (Art Crate Field – Spanaway / 6 p.m.)
Bellevue at Lake Tapps (Sunset Field – Sumner / 7 p.m.)
Bellarmine Prep at Mukilteo (Kamiak HS – Mukilteo / 7:30 p.m.)