Local players help lacrosse team win national titles

August 6, 2013

Lacrosse hasn’t been recognized as an official high school sport in Washington, so it’s often difficult for local players to compete when they go up against more established East Coast programs.

Don’t tell that to the Team Washington Cohos, a group of sophomores from the Puget Sound area who dominated a pair of East Coast tournaments in July.

Issaquah High sophomores (from left) Jake Lindahl, Jordan Dondoyano, Jake Collins and Ryan Egland helped the Team Washington Cohos lacrosse team to a pair of tournament championships during a recent East Coast road trip to New Jersey and Maryland.   Contributed

Issaquah High sophomores (from left) Jake Lindahl, Jordan Dondoyano, Jake Collins and Ryan Egland helped the Team Washington Cohos lacrosse team to a pair of tournament championships during a recent East Coast road trip to New Jersey and Maryland.
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Four of the players attend Issaquah High School, and along with Issaquah head coach Brandon Fortier, they spent the better part of two weeks successfully playing at high levels.

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