Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2014"

D2 Finals Preview

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And it comes down to this. In the finals of the Division 2 Championship, King’s Way (9-1), on the basis of a comfortable win against Overlake, will face-off against Seattle Academy (8-3), who handled Vashon easily as well. There are some common themes in these programs; Both were affected deeply by…(Read More)

The Seattle Academy Cardinal has been front-running all season, looking forward to this game and, hopefully, the next one. Riley Johnson, back from a broken jaw, helped his team to a decisive quarterfinal victory over Liberty. The defense, led by 1st team All-Conference and broken-legged Andrew McCall, held the Patriots to just…(Read More)

Overlake makes the trip down to Vancouver trying to crash the party that King’s Way is going to throw tonight. The Owls are coming off a dramatic one goal win over Shorecrest, staving off a couple of shots in the last minute, including the tying one which crossed into the net fractions of a…(Read More)

The Issaquah Eagles travel to Tahoma, trying to grab a ticket to the final dance. Coming off a blowout victory over Emerald Ridge-Puyallup, Issaquah is healthy and rested. Sporting six All-Conference players, including three 1st teamers, they look to pile up the points. With an offense led by Zach Fritz, Matt Thomas and…(Read More)

In a huge matchup, Bellevue travels to Eastside Catholic, a berth in the D1 Championship game on the line. Up until last Wednesday, EC’s 2012 regular season win over the Wolverines was simply referred to as “The Game.” That victory put the Crusaders squarely on the WA lacrosse top tier and ushered a new…(Read More)

Playoff McNuttins

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by McNutty 2014 Season photos on sale now at Soundlacrosse.com. All proceeds to charity. ­ For reason’s I can’t explain, last week’s article on LandSpartans vs. IslandSpartans was overwhelmingly popular, generating the most views of any this year (over 2500!) And we are still getting very emotional tweets/emails/comments about the…(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)

by McNutty If you were paying attention this weekend to the NCAA Division 1 quarterfinals, you noticed that Denver University, with two Washington State players on the roster, (Bellevue’s Cole Nordstrom and Skyline’s Jack Pruitt) beat up on Drexel and advanced to next weekend’s semifinals. Legendary Denver coach Bill Tierney is trying…(Read More)

by McNutty It’s that fun time of year again, this weekend coaches will get together and vote on post season awards for the players. All-Conference, All-State and All-American accolades will be handed out. A handful of families will be proud, and a bigger chunk will feel their player got jobbed. It…(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)