Lake Sammamish girls' lacrosse will play for the state title this Saturday against Bainbridge Island after a 14-8 semifinal win over Lakeside on Tuesday.
Lake Sammamish won the Snoqualmie Conference with a 10-2-0 regular season record and is now 13-2-0 after beating Evergreen, Snohomish and Lakeside in playoff competition.
Here is some more information on Tuesday's win at Lakeside High School, from the Washington state chapter of U.S. Lacrosse:
With a complete team performance that found scoring from eight different players, Lake Sammamish powered to an eight-goal first half, while holding the Lions to just four. In the second, Lake Sammamish added another six, while Lakeside again managed just four to close out the game.
Katelyn Chirichigno led Lake Sammamish with three goals and five ground balls, while Alexandra Johnson, Erin Saunderson, Ali Savage and Emily Sokol each had two.
Lakeside was led by Rebecca Long and Natalie Fox with three goals each.
Lake Sammamish 8 6 -- 14
Lakeside 4 4 -- 8
Lake Sammamish 14, Lakeside 8 - Lake Sammamish advances to state championship (Katelyn Chirichigno, LSM, 3 goals, 5 ground balls; Alexandra Johnson, LSM, 2 goals, 1 assist, 1 ground ball, 1 draw control; Erin Saunderson, LSM, 2 goals; Ali Savage, LSM, 2 goals, 3 ground balls, 1 caused turnover, 6 draw controls; Emily Sokol, LSM, 2 goals; Anna Bernard, LSM, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Allison Clements, LSM, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 ground balls, 1 caused turnover, 3 draw controls; Claire Monsaas, LSM, 1 goal, 3 ground balls, 1 caused turnover, 5 draw controls; Sarah Wyrick, LSM, 3 assists; Grace Hamilton, LSM, 9 saves; Rebecca Long, LSD, 3 goals, 2 ground balls, 2 caused turnovers; Natalie Fox, LSD, 3 goals, 2 ground balls, 2 caused turnovers, 2 draw controls; Kaylee Best, LSD, 2 goals, 2 caused turnovers, 1 draw control; Emily Kim, LSD, 4 ground balls, 2 cause turnovers; Amerra Sheckles, LSD, 5 saves)