Tonight’s Washington state girls high school lacrosse game between defending state champion Bainbridge High School and The Eastside Catholic School will be streamed live on The Lacrosse Network as the Washington State High School Lacrosse Game of the Week.
The girls varsity game, which gets underway at 7:30 p.m. PDT from the campus of The Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish, Wash. is the fourth of a 13-game prep schedule in Washington state to be streamed live on YouTube via The Lacrosse Network.
In Monday’s matchup, Bainbridge head coach Tami Tommila brings her undefeated Spartans (3-0-0), which are locked in a three-way tie on top of the Alki Conference, into Charlie Acosta Field for a matchup with coach Colette Foreman’s Crusaders (0-2-0) of the Snoqualmie Conference.
Veteran lacrosse broadcaster Scott Ohsman will handle the play-by-play with Brittany Suszan at his side as the color analyst.
The webcast is a produced by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association through a partnership with The Lacrosse Network to stream local high school lacrosse games live on YouTube during the 2013 Washington state high school lacrosse season.
The relationship is the first of its kind for state high school lacrosse governing bodies and an international webcast provider. The Lacrosse Network provides live webcasting of the sports two professional leagues the National Lacrosse League and Major League lacrosse along with the LXM Pro Lacrosse Tour.
A total of seven boys and six girls games will be streamed to an international audience on YouTube.
Washington state high school lacrosse games on YouTube will also be available for mobile viewing live and on demand via iPad, iPhone and most Android devices.
Founded in 2005, YouTube has more than 800 million unique visitors each month, with the site receiving more than four billion views per day. Seventy percent (70%) of YouTube traffic comes from outside the United States.
2013 Washington State Lacrosse Game of the Week on The Lacrosse Network
Fri., March 8
Seattle Prep at Sammamish-Newport High Schools
Fri., March 15
Overlake School at Snohomish High School
Tue., March 19
Lake Washington High School at Snohomish High School
Mon., March 25
Bainbridge High School at Eastside Catholic School
Thur., April 4
Lake Sammamish Club at Bellevue High School
Tue., April 9
Mercer Island High School at Bothell-Inglemoor High School
Wed., April 17
Stadium High School at Eastside Catholic School
Wed., April 24
Seattle Prep at Mercer Island High School
Fri., May 3
Mercer Island High School at Bellevue High School
Tue., May 14
Bainbridge High School at Eastlake High School
Fri., May 17
Washington Lacrosse Girls State Championship
Sat., June 1
Washington Lacrosse Boys State Championship (Div. I & II)