Islanders defeat Wolves in early season lacrosse matchup

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Photo courtesy of Loulia Howard The Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team captured their second victory of the 2017 season courtesy of a 13-8 victory against the Eastlake Wolves on March 18. Mercer Island’s Stew Vassau and Ty Robinson scored a team-high three goals in the win. Mitchell Mandt, Glen Mahoney and Donny Howard each scored two goals apiece. Hunter Johnson finished with two assists.

The Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team improved their overall record to 2-1 with a 13-8 victory against the Eastlake Wolves on March 18. Mercer Island’s Stew Vassau and Ty Robinson scored a team-high three goals in the win. Mitchell Mandt, Glen Mahoney and Donny Howard each scored two goals apiece. Hunter Johnson finished with two assists.

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