Mercer Island beats Sammamish-Newport | Boys prep lacrosse

The Mercer Island boys lacrosse team earned a big win over neighboring Sammamish-Newport on Friday, April 19 at Mercer Island High School. The final score was 11-5.

Sammamish came on strong in the early minutes of the game, up 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. But Mercer Island's five goal scoring spree in the second quarter gave the Islanders a 6-2 lead going into halftime.

After the break, Sammamish scored twice in the third and once in the fourth, but it wasn't enough to slow the Islanders, which scored three in the third and two in the fourth to end the game.

Hayden Reisman scored four goals in the game, with two assists and three ground balls. Steen Swedstedt had two goals and two assists, while Peter Mahony added two goals and seven ground balls. Cooper Johnson scored two goals and had six ground balls. Grant Preisler had two assists and four ground balls in the match, while Devlin Conway added seven ground balls, as did Chase York. Goalie Scotty Lee made four saves during the game.

Mercer Island, now 11-2 this season, will face Curtis on Wednesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at MIHS.


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