St. Mark’s Lions Advances To THSLL Division I Championship Game



In THSLL semi-final play in Georgetown, TX today, the North District #2 seed St. Mark’s Lions relied upon suffocating defensive pressure in tandem with poise in the offensive zone to eliminate South District #1 seed Houston Christian High School by a 10-3 score. Lions’ junior attackman Andrew Graffy led all scorers with 2 goals and 2 assists, and St. Mark’s senior middie Nick Mahowald controlled play at the X with 6 GBs and scored a season-high two goals in support of the win. The Lions (17-3) now advance to the THSLL Division 1 State Championship Game on Sunday against District #4 seed Highland Park (11-7), who upset heavily favored and #1 ranked Dallas Jesuit earlier today by a 5-4 score in the other semi-final match-up. Read More…

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St. Mark’s Will Perkins Scores 11 Goals In Super Regional Weekend Play



In the THSLL Division I quarter-finals on Sunday, Senior attack Will Perkins scored a career-high seven goals to carry the North District #2 seed St. Mark’s to a 10-8 victory over Central District #1 seed Westlake. Last year, the Chaps (12-5) were also eliminated by St. Mark’s in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs. The Lions (16-3) now advance to a semi-final match-up against South District #1 seed Houston Christian High School (16-3), who will be eagerly anticipating its first Division I semi-final game and first ever match-up between these two squads. St. Mark’s has now progressed to a Texas Final Four berth in five out of the last six years, but are still looking for their first THSLL state championship trophy. Read More…

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Texas High School Lacrosse Playoffs, Division I Matchups and Previews



The Texas High School Lacrosse Super Regional Matchups have been determined and the top 4 teams from each division (North Division, South Division, and Central Division) will face-off against each other this weekend in a battle to determine which 4 teams will move on and compete for the State Championship next weekend. Dallas Jesuit, Austin High, Houston Christian, and Westlake all earned themselves first-round byes in this weekend’s Super Regionals based on their play throughout the regular season. They await the outcome of Saturday’s 4 matchup games to see which team they will face on Sunday in the games that will determine which teams advance to next weekend’s Championships. Read More…

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Texas Heat Lacrosse High School Power Rankings

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April 9, 2012 – With a quiet week of games due to Easter weekend we didn’t see a big shake up in the Power Rankings this week. In Division I, Highland Park and Westwood return to the top 10, while Dallas Jesuit and St. Mark’s still have a firm hold on the top two spots in the state. Read More…

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Texas Heat Lacrosse’s Week 7 DI High School Power Rankings

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Dallas Jesuit held strong at the top and we gave a big bump to Westlake this week after their 11-8 win over Houston Christian. Leading 9-2 at halftime, Westlake looks like they’ve put the pieces together and are going into the end of the season with a lot of momentum. Highland Park may very well deserve a spot in the top 10, but we’re waiting a bigger win and more than just some close losses to elite teams before throwing them back in the mix. Read More…

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