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Washington girls and boys lacrosse standings

March 19th, 2013 at 8:58 am by Megan Managan
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Below you’ll find the lacrosse standings through Sunday, March 17, the first week of competition.

The Mercer Island boys are tied with Bellevue for first place in their conference. The Wolverines have played three games this spring, while the Islanders have just two.

The Mercer Island girls are also tied for first place in their conference, tied with Holy Names.

BOYS VARSITY – DIVISION I

King East Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Eastlake 2 2-0-0 2-0-0
Issaquah 1 2-0-0 1-0-0   .5
Woodinville 3 1-2-0 0-2-0 2.0
Snohomish 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 1.5
Skyline 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 1.5

King West Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Bellevue 3 3-0-0 2-0-0
Mercer Island 2 2-0-0 2-0-0
Sammamish-Newport 4 2-2-0 1-1-0 1.0
Lake Washington 2 1-1-0 0-1-0 1.5
Bothell-Inglemoor 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 1.5

Metro Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Bainbridge 3 2-1-0 2-0-0
Eastside Catholic 2 2-0-0 2-0-0
Kamiak 2 1-1-0 1-0-0   .5
Bellarmine Prep 3 0-3-0 0-2-0 2.0
Lakeside 2 0-2-0 0-2-0 2.0

South Sound Conference

School GP Overall League GB
King’s Way 2 2-0-0 2-0-0
Auburn Riverside 2 1-1-0 1-1-0 1.0
Curtis 3 1-2-0 1-2-0 1.5
Tahoma 2 0-2-0 0-1-0 1.5
Emerald Ridge-Puyallup 2 0-2-0 0-2-0 2.0

 

GIRLS VARSITY 

Alki Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Holy Names 1 1-0-0 1-0-0
Mercer Island 1 1-0-0 1-0-0
Bainbridge 3 1-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Kennedy Catholic 3 3-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Seattle Prep 2 0-2-0 0-0-0   .5
Ballard 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 1.0
Garfield 2 0-2-0 0-1-0 1.0 

Nisqually Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Tahoma 1 1-0-0 1-0-0
Bethel 1 0-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Evergreen 1 0-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Lake Tapps 2 0-2-0 0-0-0   .5
Puyallup 2 1-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Spanaway Lake 1 0-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Graham-Kapowsin 2 0-2-0 0-1-0 1.0

North Sound Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Snohomish 2 2-0-0 1-0-0
Lakeside 3 3-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Mukilteo  (club) 1 1-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Nathan Hale 1 0-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Wenatchee 2 2-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Roosevelt 2 0-2-0 0-2-0 1.5

Peninsula Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Klahowya 3 2-1-0 1-0-0
Stadium 2 1-1-0 1-1-0   .5
Curtis 1 0-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Gig Harbor 0 0-0-0 0-0-0   .5
North Kitsap 0 0-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Bellarmine Prep 2 0-2-0 0-1-0 1.0

Snoqualmie Conference

School GP Overall League GB
Lake Sammamish (club) 2 2-0-0 1-0-0
Overlake 3 1-2-0 1-0-0
Bellevue East (club) 2 1-1-0 0-0-0   .5
Bellevue 2 0-2-0 0-0-0   .5
Issaquah 1 0-0-0 0-0-0   .5
Eastside Catholic 1 0-1-0 0-1-0 1.0
Forest Ridge 2 1-1-0 0-1-0 1.0

MIHS sports this week 3/18 through 3/23

March 18th, 2013 at 2:05 pm by Megan Managan
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Below is the spring sports schedule for this week at Mercer Island High School. I’ll pass along any changes, updates as they come in.
MONDAY, MARCH 18
Varsity Girls Water Polo vs. Bellevue:  Mary Wayte Pool; 3:45 pm
C Boys Soccer vs. Skyline:  MIHS JV Field; 3:45 pm
C Boys Lacrosse vs. Skyline:  MIHS Upper North Field; 5:00 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 19
Varsity Girls Tennis @ Lake Washington:  Lk. Wash. HS Courts; 3:45 pm
JV Girls Tennis vs. Lake Washington:  MIHS Courts; 3:45 pm
Varsity Fastpitch @ Lake Washington:  Crestwood Park, Kirkland; 4:00 pm
Varsity Girls Water Polo @ Inglemoor:  Juanita Pool; 4:00 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Soccer @ Lake Washington:  Lk Wash. HS Stadium; JV/5:30 pm, Var/7:30 pm
Varsity/JV Girls Lacrosse vs. Lake Washington:  MIHS Stadium; JV/6:00 pm, Var/ 8:00 pm
JV Girls Golf @ Whidbey Island Invite:  Whidbey Is. Golf & Country Club;11:00 am
C Baseball vs. Newport:  Island Crest Park; 4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 — school dismisses at 2:05 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Lacrosse @ Woodinville:  Woodinville HS Stadium; JV/6:00 pm, Var/8:00 pm
C Boys Soccer @ Ballard:  Ballard HS Field; 3:30 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Badminton vs. Juanita:  MIHS Main Gym; 3:30 pm
Track Meet @ Sammamish:  Sammamish HS Stadium; 4:00 pm
Varsity Softball vs. Sammamish:  South Mercer Playfield; 4:30 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Soccer vs. Sammamish:  MIHS Stadium; JV/5:30 pm, Var/7:30 pm    (rescheduled from Fri 3/22)
C Baseball @ Sammamish:  Bannerwood Park; 4:00 pm
JV Girls Golf @ 4-Way:  Jefferson Golf Course; 4:00 pm
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Varsity Girls Golf @ MGHS:  Cedarcrest Golf Course; 3:00 pm
Varsity Softball vs. Garfield:  South Mercer Playfield; 4:30 pm
Varsity Boys Lacrosse vs. Lake Oswego:  MIHS Stadium; 8:00 pm
        as part of the MIHS Boys Lacrosse Northwest Invitational
JV Boys Lacrosse vs. Lincoln:  MIHS Upper North Field; 6:00 pm
        as part of the MIHS Boys Lacrosse Northwest Invitational
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
Varsity/JV & C Team Baseball vs. Bothell:  Island Crest Park
        JV & C/10:00 am
        Varsity/1:00 pm
Varsity Boys Lacrosse vs. Lakeridge, OR:  MIHS Stadium; 8:00 pm
        as part of the MHS Boys Lacrosse Northwest Invitational
C Boys Lacrosse @ Bellevue:  Bellevue HS Stadium; 2:00 pm

MIHS sports this week 3/12 through 3/16

March 12th, 2013 at 8:31 am by Megan Managan
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UPDATE: The girls tennis match for Wednesday, March 13 at Issaquah was canceled due to rain. It will be rescheduled, but no date has been set.
This week marks the first games for most spring sports teams at Mercer Island. I’ll update if there are any changes. Here’s this week’s lineup:
TUESDAY, MARCH 12
Varsity Baseball vs. Garfield:  Island Crest Park; 4:30 pm
JV Baseball @ Garfield:  Garfield High School; 4:00 pm
C Baseball vs. Liberty:  Island Crest Park; 4:30 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Soccer vs. Ballard:  MIHS Stadium; JV/5:30 pm, Varsity/7:30 pm
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 — school dismisses at 2:05 pm
Varsity Girls Tennis @ Issaquah:  Issaquah HS Courts; 3:45 pm
JV Girls Tennis vs. Issaquah:  MIHS Courts; 3:45 pm
Varsity Girls Water Polo vs. Newport:  Mary Wayte Pool; 3:45 pm
Varsity Girls Golf vs. Inglemoor:  Jefferson Park Golf Course; 4:00pm
Varsity Softball vs. Federal Way:  South Mercer Playfield; 4:30 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Lacrosse vs. Lake Washington:  MIHS Stadium; JV/6:00, Varsity/8:00 pm
C Boys Soccer @ Roosevelt:  Roosevelt HS Field; 4:00 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
Varsity Baseball @ Seattle Prep:  Steve Cox Memorial Field, Seattle; 3:30 pm
JV Baseball vs. Seattle Prep:  Island Crest Park; 4:30 pm
C Baseball @ Issaquah:  Pacific Cascade Middle School; 4:00 pm
Mock Track Meet:  MIHS Stadium & Fields; 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Varsity Girls Tennis vs. Skyline:  MIHS Courts; 3:45 pm
JV Girls Tennis @ Skyline:  Skyline HS Courts; 3:45 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Soccer @ Roosevelt:  NW Complex at Ingram HS; JV/5:30pm, Varsity/7:30 pm
JV Girls Golf @ Liberty 4-Way:  Maplewood Golf Course; 2:50 pm
C Boys Lacrosse @ Roosevelt:  Lower Woodland #7; 5:00 pm
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
Varsity Softball @ Garfield:  Bobby Morris Field, Seattle; 4:00 pm
Varsity/JV Boys Lacrosse @ Auburn Riverside:  Sumner HS; JV/7:00pm, Var/9:00pm
Varsity Girls Water Polo @ Roosevelt:  Helene Madison Pool; 8:30 pm
C Boys Soccer vs. Seattle Prep:  MIHS JV Field; 3:45 pm
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
Varsity, JV, & C Team Baseball @ Wenatchee:
        Varsity game:  Rec Park, Wenatchee; 1:00 pm
        JV game:  Rec Park, Wenatchee; 11:00 am
        C game:  Wenatchee HS; 11:00 am

The Lacrosse Network to live stream three Mercer Island games

March 8th, 2013 at 9:18 am by Megan Managan
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Below is a press release from the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association announcing that The Lacrosse Network will be live streaming the game of the week each week this season on it’s YouTube channel, including three Mercer Island matches.

See the press release below to learn more.

The Lacrosse Network to stream Washington state high school lacrosse

SEATTLE — The Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association have partnered with The Lacrosse Network to stream local high school lacrosse games live on YouTube during the 2013 Washington state high school lacrosse season. 

The partnership is the first of its kind for state high school lacrosse governing bodies and an international webcast provider.  The Lacrosse Network provides live webcasting of the sports two professional leagues the National Lacrosse League and Major League lacrosse along with the LXM Pro Lacrosse Tour.

“We’re excited to be the first state in the U.S. to broadcast its high school games live on YouTube through The Lacrosse Network,” said Dave Low, president of the Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse, which facilitated the relationship.  “The quality and reputation of The Lacrosse Network is exceptional.  Having Washington state high school games broadcast live is a significant step forward in making our state’s best lacrosse players visible around the U.S.”

With the relationship, The Lacrosse Network will broadcast a Washington State Lacrosse Game of the Week in each week of the Washington state prep season along with the boys and girls Washington Lacrosse High School State Championships.   A total seven boys and six girls games will be streamed to an international audience on YouTube.

The Washington State High School Game of the Week on The Lacrosse Network broadcasts begin with Friday’s boys Seattle Prep vs. Sammamish-Newport High School.  The game will be aired live at 7:15 p.m. PST on YouTube.com/TLN

Veteran lacrosse broadcaster’s Scott Ohsman and Steve Willits will handle play-by-play while, Washington state lacrosse Hall of Famer Tony Olney along with Talia Kline and Brittany Suszan providing color commentary.

“The Lacrosse Network is proud to present Washington State High School Lacrosse on a platform that is international, accessible and interactive,” said Samir Chaudry, President of The Lacrosse Network. “Our partnership with Washington State High School Lacrosse is a major step forward in our mission to grow the game of lacrosse through the power of media.” 

Washington state high school lacrosse games on YouTube will also be available for mobile viewing live and on demand via iPad, iPhone and most Android devices.

Founded in 2005, YouTube has more than 800 million unique visitors each month, with the site receiving more than four billion views per day. Seventy percent (70%) of YouTube traffic comes from outside the United States.

2013 Washington State Lacrosse Game of the Week on The Lacrosse Network

Date Time Gender Game
Fri., March 8 7:15 pm Boys Seattle Prep at Sammamish-Newport High Schools
Fri., March 15 8 pm Girls Overlake School at Snohomish High School
Tue., March 19 8 pm Boys Lake Washington High School at Snohomish High School
Mon., March 25 7:30 pm Girls Bainbridge High School at Eastside Catholic School
Thur., April 4 8 pm Girls Lake Sammamish Club at Bellevue High School
Tue., April 9 7 pm Boys Mercer Island High School at Bothell-Inglemoor High School
Wed., April 17 7:45 pm Girls Stadium High School at Eastside Catholic School
Wed., April 24 8 pm Girls Seattle Prep at Mercer Island High School
Fri., May 3 8 pm Boys Mercer Island High School at Bellevue High School
Tue., May 14 8 pm Boys Bainbridge High School at Eastlake High School
Fri., May 17 TBD Girls Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship
Sat., June 1 TBD Boys Washington Lacrosse Boys State Championship (Div. I & II)

About The Lacrosse Network

The Lacrosse Network (TLN) is a YouTube partner dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse through the power of media. Founded in 2011, TLN has quickly emerged as the premiere source of lacrosse media through its live broadcasts and slate of original programming. TLN broadcasts at the highest levels with TLN content appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top Ten and SportsNation. For more information, visit www.youtube.com/tln.

 

WIAA regional basketball

February 19th, 2013 at 12:45 pm by Megan Managan
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This weekend teams around the state will play in the regional basketball games.

Both the Mercer Island boys and girls will play, the girls on Friday night and the boys on Saturday afternoon.

The Mercer Island girls earned the No. 4 seed out of the district tournament and will face Everett, the No. 1 team from District 1. The Islander girls will play at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish.

The boys team earned the No. 3 seed and will face the No. 2 team from District 3/4 which will be Timberline. That game will be played on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

The games are loser out and the winner will advance to the quarterfinals of the state tournament, which begins on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Tacoma Dome.

After the boys regional games are finished the WIAA will do draws for the quarterfinals to see who plays who in the first round of games at the Tacoma Dome.

SeaKing District tournament basketball brackets

February 6th, 2013 at 10:09 am by Megan Managan
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Below you’ll find the brackets for the girls and boys SeaKing tournaments with updates through the games on Saturday. The top five teams advance to the regional tournament which will take place Feb. 22-23.

Click on the bracket to see the full-size.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIHS sports schedule this week Feb. 4 through Feb. 9

February 4th, 2013 at 4:07 pm by Megan Managan
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There are a lot of variations to this weeks MIHS sports schedule, mostly for the basketball teams.
Competing in the KingCo tournament, both the boys and girls will play for sure on Tuesday night, with those results determining the rest of the week. Updates as the week goes along.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Juanita @ KingCo Tournament:
        Bellevue College; 4:45 pm
Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Liberty @ KingCo Tournament:
        Bellevue College; 6:30 pm
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7
if win on Tues 2/4, Varsity Girls Basketball vs. _________ @ KingCo Tournament
        Championship game
        Bellevue College; 8:15 pm
if lose on Tues 2/4, Varsity Girls Basketball vs. ________ @ KingCo Tournament
        Bellevue College; 4:45 pm
if win on Tues 2/4, Varsity Boys Basketball vs. ________ @ KingCo Tournament
        Championship game
        Bellevue College; 6:30 pm
if lose on Tues 2/4, Varsity Boys Basketball vs. _________ @ KingCo Tournament
        Bellevue College: 3:00 pm       
        
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Varsity Boys Swim @ Sea-King Districts Prelims:  Mary Wayte Pool; 4:15 pm
Varsity Wrestling travel to Regionals at Kelso HS
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Varsity Wrestling @ Regionals:  Kelso HS; 10:00 am
Varsity Boys Dive @ Sea-King District Meet:  Juanita Pool; 10:30 am
Varsity Gymnastics @ Sea-King District Meet:  Sammamish HS Main Gym; 5:00 pm
Varsity Boys Swim @ Sea-King District Finals:  Mary Wayte Pool; 5:15 pm
Varsity Girls Basketball vs. _________ @ Sea-King District Tournament:
        seeding dependent on Thurs 2/7 results
        location TBA; time TBA
Varsity Boys Basketball vs. _________ @ Sea-King District Tournament:
        seeding dependent on Thurs 2/7 results
        location TBA; time TBA

KingCo gymnastics meet Saturday, Feb. 2

January 30th, 2013 at 12:31 pm by Megan Managan
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The KingCo gymnastics meet will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Roosevelt High School in Seattle.

The meet will begin with the march in at 6:30 p.m. and competition is expected to start at 6:40 p.m. The meet awards are will be handed out around 8:15 p.m.

The top two teams from KingCo will move on to the team competition at districts, while the top eight individuals in each event and top three all-around gymnasts earn spots at districts.

The SeaKing District meet is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 at Sammamish High School.

The first session, featuring the individual competition, will start at 4:45 p.m. The second session will be for the team competition (featuring the top five teams) starting at 7:10 p.m.

From districts the top three teams go to state, top five all-around gymnasts and top 13 individuals in each event.

KingCo basketball tournament schedule

January 30th, 2013 at 11:29 am by Megan Managan
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The KingCo basketball tournament schedule has taken shape as teams finish up the regular season and solidify the standings.

The first round of the tournament is loser out.

Saturday, Feb. 2 @ higher seed school

Boys
Game 1 – No. 6 Interlake vs. No. 3 Bellevue 7 p.m.
Game 3 –No. 5  Liberty vs. No. 4 Juanita 7 p.m.

Girls
Game 2 – No. 6 Interlake vs. No. 3 Mercer Island 7 p.m.
Game 4 – Mount Si vs. No. 3 Liberty 7 p.m.

 Tuesday, Feb. 5 @ Bellevue College

Game 5 — BELLEVUE vs. No. 2 Mount Si 3 p.m. (boys)
Game 6 — MERCER ISLAND vs. No. 2 Juanita 4:45 p.m. (girls)
Game 7 — LIBERTY vs. No. 1 Mercer Island 6:30 p.m. (boys)
Game 8 — LIBERTY 4 vs. No. 1 Bellevue 8:15 p.m. (girls)

Thursday, Feb. 7 @ Bellevue College

MOUNT SI vs. LIBERTY 3p.m. (3rd/4th place boys)
JUANITA vs. LIBERTY 4:45 p.m. (3rd/4th place girls)
BELLEVUE vs. MERCER ISLAND 6:30 p.m. (boys championship)
MERCER ISLAND vs. BELLEVUE 8:15 p.m. (girls championship) 

The top four teams advance to the SeaKing District tournament which begins Feb. 12. The top five teams out of districts move on to the state regional tournament.

For those interested, the WIAA released the regional tournament draws earlier this week. Depending on how the teams finish out of districts will determine where they play at regionals, ranging from Glacier Peak, Bellevue College, Mt. Tahoma and University.

MIHS sports this week Jan. 28 through Feb. 2

January 28th, 2013 at 8:30 am by Megan Managan
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The post season begins this weekend, and as the regular season wraps up, brackets etc. for the post season will be posted as they become available. As always, schedule changes will be posted if there are any.
MONDAY, JANUARY 28
Soph Boys Basketball @ Skyline:  Skyline HS Gym; 5:45 pm
Frosh Boys Basketball vs. Bellarmine Prep:  North Mercer Gym; 3:45 pm
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29
Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Liberty:  MIHS Main Gym; 5:45 pm
        Senior Night
JV Girls Basketball vs. Liberty:  MIHS Main Gym; 3:45 pm
C Girls Basketball vs. Liberty:  PEAK; 3:45 pm
Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Liberty:  MIHS Main Gym; 7:30 PM
        Senior Night
JV Boys Basketball @ Liberty:  Liberty HS Gym; 4:30 pm
Frosh Boys Basketball vs. Liberty:  North Mercer Gym; 3:45 pm
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30
Soph Boys Basketball @ Woodinville:  Woodinville HS Gym; 7:00 pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31
Varsity Girls Basketball @ Lake Washington:  Lake Washington HS Gym; 5:45 pm
JV Girls Basketball vs. Lake Washington:  NEW at PEAK; NEW 3:45 pm
C Girls Basketball @ Lake Washington:  Lake Washington HS Gym; 3:45 pm
Varsity Boys Basketball @ Lake Washington: Lake Washington HS Gym; 7:30 pm
JV Boys Basketball vs. Lake Washington:  MIHS Main Gym; NEW 3:45 pm
Frosh Boys Basketball vs. Lake Washington:  North Mercer Gym; 3:45 pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Boys Dive @ KingCo Prelims:  Juanita Pool; 9:30 am; 8:00 am warm-ups
Boys Swim @ KingCo Prelims:  UW Pool; 2:00 pm
Wrestling @ KingCo Tourney:  Interlake HS Gym; 4:30 pm
Possible Varsity Girls Basketball @ KingCo Tiebreakers:  time, location TBA
Soph Boys Basketball vs. Bothell:  NEW at PEAK; NEW 4:15 pm
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Wrestling @ KingCo Tourney:  Interlake HS Gym; 10:00 am
Boys Swim @ KingCo Finals:  UW Pool; 3:45 pm
Varsity Gymnastics @ KingCo Meet:  Roosevelt HS Gym; TBA
Possible Varsity Girls Basketball vs. ____________ @ First Round KingCo Tournament:
        MIHS Main Gym; 7:00 pm
        (if Girls end up as #3 or #4 in KingCo
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