Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt of a press release issued by US Lacrosse - Washington State Chapter encompassing the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association.
Fagan's hat trick leads Lake Tapps past Skyline in lacrosse
ENUMCLAW -- Keenan Fagan scored three goals as Lake Tapps cruised to its 10th win of the season with a 9 - 8 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Skyline, Saturday at Pete's Pool Stadium in Enumclaw.
After playing to a 2 - 2 tie in the first, Lake Tapps eased ahead with three goals in the second and four in the third to take a 9 - 7 lead going into the final quarter. Skyline's defense took over in the final frame holding Tapps scoreless while the offense went to work. However, the Spartans managed only one goal to narrow the deficit to one goal before the final horn.
Michael Lucchesi and Joey Lucchesi each had a goal and two assists and combined for 10 ground balls to help drive the Tapps win.
Lake Tapps (10-2-0) next faces Woodinville (4-11-0), Tuesday, May 8 in an 8 p.m. start at Pete's Pool Stadium in Woodinville. Skyline (11-6-0) next faces Lakeside (3-9-0), Tuesday, May 8 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Skyline High School in Sammamish.
Lake Tapps 2 3 4 0 -- 9
Skyline 2 2 3 1 -- 8
Lake Tapps 9, Skyline 8 (Keenan Fagan, LT, 3 goals; Michael Lucchesi, LT, 1 goal, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Joey Lucchesi, LT, 1 goal, 2 assists, 5 ground balls; Dane Barber, LT, 1 goal; Tyler Pashigan, LT, 1 goal; Davie Pugh, LT, 1 goal; Jordan Starks, , LT, 2 assists; Hayden Powers, LT, 7 ground balls; Drew Werner, LT, 7 ground balls; Ben Kelly, LT, 3 saves; Jarod Scarbrough, LT, 9 saves)
Lancaster leads Lake Tapps past Evergreen in girls lacrosse
ENUMCLAW -- Madison Lancaster scored four goals to lead Lake Tapps to a 12 - 11 girls high school lacrosse win over Evergreen, Saturday at Enumclaw Field House. The win was the seventh of the season for Lake Tapps.
Brianna Berg contributed to the Tapps win with three goals, while Nicki Burkhauser had 16 saves in the nets.
For Evergreen, Sarah Shore led the scoring for Evergreen with four goals, while Lauren Hurst had three goals and Dawn Lumen had 12 saves in goal.
Lake Tapps concludes its regular season with a 7-5-0 record and takes on the second-place finisher in the North Sound Conference, Snohomish (8-4-0) in the first round of the post season, Monday May 7 in a 7:30 p.m. start at Glacier Peak High School. in Snohomish.
Evergreen concludes its regular season with a 5-6-1 record and takes on Snoqualmie Conference champion Lake Sammamish (10-2-0) in the first round of the post season, Monday, May 7 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Marymoor Park.
Lake Tapps 5 7 -- 12
Evergreen 3 8 -- 11
Lake Tapps 12, Evergreen 11 (Madison Lancaster, LT, 4 goals, 3 ground balls, 2 draw controls; Brianna Berg, LT, 3 goals, 3 ground balls; Sara Vargus, LT, 2 goals, 3 draw controls; Nicki Burkhauser, LT, 16 saves; Sarah Shore, E, 4 goals, 5 draw controls, 4 ground balls; Lauren Hurst, E, 3 goals; Madeline McKinnion, E, 5 draw controls; Dawn Lumen, E, 12 saves)
About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the US and in Washington state has experienced double-digit annual growth throughout the past decade. With a 34-year local history, 157 individual boys and girls high school teams are available to students attending nearly 200 WIAA schools across eastern and western Washington. Governed by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association, the sport is played during the spring season and capped by annual boys and girls state championships in late May. To learn more about lacrosse in Washington or to receive daily high school results visit www.WashingtonHSLAX.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @WashingtonHSLAX. To learn more about the history, traditions and values of lacrosse, college opportunities available to students and the 21 US states now sanctioning high school lacrosse visit USLacrosse.org.