Community Sports notebook: King’s Way lacrosse gets off to fast start with three victories

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The King’s Way Christian boys lacrosse team opened its season with three wins.

The Knights started with a 19-11 victory over Eastside Catholic from Sammamish on March 13 at Columbia River High School. Jason Klein, Tyler Preston and Connor Dyehouse each scored three goals in that match, and goalie Matt Friesen made 13 saves.

On March 16, King’s Way beat Curtis of Tacoma, 12-8. Klein scored a behind-the-back goal, and Brian Prigmore had two goals.

On Saturday, the Knights completed their successful first week with a 15-4 win over Stadium of Tacoma at Columbia River High School.

The Knights play a non-league game at Lake Oswego on Tuesday. They play two road games later in the week.

Evergreen girls lacrosse falls — Bellarmine Prep of Tacoma topped the Evergreen Lacrosse Club 19-16 in overtime Saturday at McKenzie Stadium. Lauren Hurst scored seven goals in the loss. Bellarmine Prep’s Joey Cisakowski had 10 goals, four assists, and five ground balls.

Evergreen Lacrosse Club (0-2) visits Kennedy of Burien on Thursday.

Youth bowling results

Results from the 34th Clark County Youth Bowling Tournament are in the Community Sports Scoreboard.

The tournament took place over the first two weekends of March at Husted’s Hazel Dell Lanes. Champions were crowned in five singles divisions, and two divisions for doubles and for teams.

The tournament was a Clark County United States Bowling Congress event.

The CCUSBC Women’s Championship Tournament began last weekend and runs through next Sunday. This is the 31st year for the women’s tournament in Clark County.

The Clark County Open Bowling Tournament is scheduled to run over three weekends starting on April 14 and ending on April 29.

To learn more about those tournaments, contact the Clark County USBC office at 360-694-6348.

Curlers compete for spots representing United States

Steven Roberts of Vancouver is a first alternate after the preliminary trials for Team USA that will represent the United States at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championships and the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

The preliminary trials were held March 17-18 at Janesville, Wisc. As the first alternate, the 16-year-old Roberts will be able to compete at the final stage of the selection process in October at Madison, Wisc.

Two other members of the Evergreen Curling Club qualified for the final round of trials. Cathy Cummins from Portland placed 10th over the weekend, and Bill Gray of Coos Bay, Ore., finished 12th.

Five of the 12 finalists at the October tryouts will qualify for the USA team. The five-member team will include at least one woman.

13-year-old skier placesat junior regionals

Ashley Lodmell, an eighth-grader at Pacific Middle School, placed eighth in the giant slalom Saturday during the Western Region J3 Skiing Championships.

Lodmell, 13, competed in the age 13-14 group at the regional competition at Bridger Bowl in Bozeman, Mont. Her age group included 73 competitors. She was one of 19 girls who represented the Pacific Northwest Ski Association at the regionals, which took place Thursday through Sunday.

Lodmell’s other results included 27th place in the super-G and 45th in the slalom. She fell during a slalom run. She also placed 10th in the training run of super-G, which did not count in the official competition.

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