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Sammamish Lacrosse Club names new coach

Ian Lee, a former Division III lacrosse player and coach in the area for several years, was named head coach for the upcoming season after spending the past three years at Mercer Island.

Lee helped the Islanders to the 2011 state title and graduated from Bothell High School and Messiah College in Pennsylvania.

He will also serve as program director for the club's youth, middle and high school teams and replaces Tyler Farrar, who went 27-9-0 and reached the Division II title game in 2011.

Boys tennis

Newport 5 Bellevue 2

Alex Namba and Travis Kayahara won singles matches for the Knights while David An and Derek Huang, Kevin Xu and Zach Liu and Riley Hsia and Shareen Sharifian swept the doubles matches in straight sets to give the defending 4A state champs the non-conference win.

Interlake 6 Issaquah 1

Connor Garnett, Luat Le and Eddie Locke won singles matches in straight sets while Eric Radoi and Joe Motto, Ben Vernhes and Billy Hao and Nikhil Grover and Tu Pham swept the doubles matches for the Saints.

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