Top lacrosse teams Camas, King’s Way to square off

By Paul Danzer, Columbian Soccer, hockey and Community Sports Reporter



Camas and King’s Way battle for the top spot in their division on Wednesday in a key high school boys lacrosse match at King’s Way Christian High School.

Both teams are 4-1 in the Nisqually Conference of the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association.

Camas won the first match between the teams this season 10-9.

Here are last week’s high school lacrosse results:

Camas 12, Union 9 — On April 22, Chad Menor had four goals, two assists and fielded six ground balls as Camas beat Union. Gage Garrett and Austin Garwood each scored three for Camas, and Zach Quist had two goals. For Union, Ben Morasch had three goals, Trey Chambers two goals and three assists and Parker Lindhorst two goals.

King’s Way 8, Union 3 — On Thursday, Brian Prigmore had three goals, two assists and four ground balls as King’s Way defeated Union on April 22. Michael Johnson had three goals and one assist, and Nick Ankeney and Evan Ramirez added goals for the Knights. For Union, Trey Chambers, Gunnar Drell and Parker Lindhorst scored goals.

Camas 13, Southridge 8 — On Friday, Camas beat the team from Kennewick. Gage Garrett had four goals, and Matt Welinski and Chad Menor scored twice. Bradley Stanchfield had two goals, two assists and fielded five ground balls. Goalie Hudson Fox had seven saves and four ground balls.

Union 14, Southridge 8 — On Saturday, Parker Lindhorst had four goals, three assists and fielded four ground balls in a conference win over the team from Kennewick. Nathan Lindquist, Andrew Harrah and Chandler Lindhorst each scored twice.

Camas 13, Newberg (Ore.) 12 — On Saturday, Camas beat Newberg in a non-league match. Gage Garrett scored the overtime winner. Bradley Stanchfield scored four goals and Chad Menor three. Menor, Stanchfield and Matt Thomas each scooped up eight ground balls.

Girls lacrosse

Playoff competition started early for the Evergreen Lacrosse Club.

The Black Cats likely need a win on Wednesday at Graham-Kapowsin to grab the final playoff spot from the Nisqually Conference of the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association.

Evergreen, with players from the four Evergreen Public Schools high schools, closed its home schedule on April 22 with a 15-2 win over Tahoma at McKenzie Stadium. Alyssa Mehan had six goals to lead ELC, while Grace Davis added three goals and an assist. Molly Johnson stopped seven of the nine shots she faced in the win.

On Saturday, a short-handed ELC side lost 15-1 to Stadium in Tacoma. Hannah Haley had the one goal for the Black Cats.

On Monday, Evergreen lost 12-8 Puyallup. Mehan scored three goals, Gabby Girolami had two goals and one assist. Goalie Molly Johnson 18 made saves.

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