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April 3rd.  In the five seasons we’ve been doing this, this is officially the latest I have ever rolled out my first comments about a lacrosse season. I could lie, and tell you it was because I was too busy watching lacrosse to comment on it. I could use as an excuse the unusual…(Read More)

First off, in D2 Lake Washington beat Juanita 8-7. In D1 Mercer Island beat Bellevue 11-8. If you’re looking for a recap of the championship games, quit reading this and go here. Mike McQuaid and his crack stats staff, led by Austin Boyd, have done a fine job recapping both these great…(Read More)

Before we get started, I’ve got to tell you that this is the third rewrite of this article. I’ll tell you why at the end, but my apologies if this comes off a little disjointed. On to the topic at hand… Take a look at this picture: It’s from 2013, the last…(Read More)

Last year’s D1 playoffs had a lot of emotional games. There was lots of contention, lots of controversy, lots of hurt feelings and lots of elation. The question is, how important is that this year? How long are the locker room memories? This past week was the time that we learned how long team…(Read More)

by McNutty Game Photos available from Soundlacrosse. Proceeds to benefit NW Lax Charities   Last night, archrivals Seattle Prep and O’Dea strapped it on at the Upper Genessee playfield for what would prove to be a great game to watch. Not only a rivals game, this game would cast an early flavor in deciding…(Read More)

Championship game photos available here – all proceeds benefit local lacrosse charities. By McNutty If I told you Saturday morning that in the D1 Championship, Issaquah would win 75% of the faceoffs and save 62% of the shots, while Bellevue would only stop 6 shots the whole game, who would you have predicted to be the…(Read More)

By McNutty If you didn’t watch any lacrosse over the weekend, it’s just because you didn’t want to, not because there wasn’t any to be had. Championship Saturday – sponsored and run by the WA Chapter of US Lacrosse – featured six games, two youth Honor games, two High School All Star games…(Read More)

by McNutty Last night was a tough one for the SoundLacrosse crew. We had four D1 playoff games to cover, three of which seemed to be coin-tossers and they were spread out all over Puget Sound. Sehome-Bellingham hosted Emerald Ridge-Puyallup, Auburn Riverside hosted Lake Washington in Enumclaw, and, in the only game…(Read More)

19.8 faces 15.4

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By McNutty It was gorgeous warm night, a spectacular pink Mt. Rainer was out and a brilliant moon was on the rise, as over 300 people showed up at Tahoma High School to witness something beautiful they’d never seen this year. A good game. The Titans of Auburn-Riverside (formerly Lake Tapps) brought 10…(Read More)

Undercurrents

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by McNutty If there was ever any doubt what the tone would be in Friday night’s Bellevue vs. Mercer Island game, it was laid to rest very early on. The Wolverines senior goalie, Cole Cansler cleared a pass and then got rocked by Mercer Island’s Peter Mahony.  A few minutes later, Bellevue’s…(Read More)