Two players named All-American, Thompson '16 to compete in Under Armour tournament

After a strong junior season concluding in a first-team Mission League selection, varsity lacrosse midfielder Phillip Thompson ’16 racked up another impressive honor on Tuesday morning, being one of 24 west coast players to be chosen to compete in the 2015 Under Armour Underclass Lacrosse Tournament. “It’s an incredible honor to make the team,” Thompson said. “It […]

Wolverines cruise past Chaminade, advance to quarterfinals

There were no all-time school records set for team margin of victory or individual scoring by the varsity lacrosse team on Tuesday night, but the Wolverines were still able to achieve their primary goal in their third matchup against familiar league foe Chaminade. Survive and advance. Roman Holthouse ’15 put up three goals and two assists, […]

Playoff brackets released, Wolverines to face Chaminade in first round

Despite going 0-2 in the final week of the regular season, the varsity lacrosse team’s strength of schedule was strong enough to impress the US Lacrosse Southern Section Northern Division seeding committee, as the Wolverines received the fourth seed in the 16-team playoff bracket released Sunday morning. Harvard-Westlake will face a familiar foe in the first […]

Lacrosse falls in heartbreaker to top-ranked Loyola

In the final regular season matchup for the varsity lacrosse team, the Wolverines came up just short of upsetting the city’s top team, falling to chief rival Loyola (14-3 overall, 8-0 in Mission League play) by a score of 15-14 on Thursday evening at Loyola in a showdown of the league’s top two teams. The Wolverines […]

Wolverines fall to nationally ranked Corona Del Mar

Entering Tuesday night’s game against Corona Del Mar — the highest ranked squad in the western half of the United States according to LaxPower’s computer rankings — on a three-game winning streak, the varsity lacrosse team certainly had some swagger building as the end of the regular season neared. Despite an eventual loss, it’s fair to say […]

Wolverines hold off Oak Park, take second straight win

If there was ever any doubt about the status of attackman Roman Holthouse ’15 during the varsity lacrosse team’s 1-3 homestretch in late March, those issues are certainly resolved by now. The 2014 co-Mission League Player of the Year is back. Holthouse carried the Wolverines’ offense with his second seven-goal game in as many weeks, […]

Lacrosse tops St. Francis, clinches playoff berth

In a late night matchup on Tuesday, the varsity lacrosse team emerged victorious over St. Francis, rebounding from a tough loss on Friday with an 18-10 win over the Golden Knights (4-10 overall, 0-8 in Mission League). The Wolverines clinched a top-three spot in the Mission League with the win, ensuring themselves a spot in […]

Lacrosse falls to Orange County powerhouse St. Margaret's

In a rematch of a thrilling Harvard-Westlake 10-9 triple overtime win in April 2014, St. Margaret’s was able to get their revenge on the Wolverines, cruising to a comfortable 17-6 victory in a non-league matchup at St. Margaret’s (15-2 overall, independent) on Friday night. Tommy Park ’18 and Andrew Corlin ’15 scored two goals apiece […]

Lacrosse gets back on track with huge non-league road win

After a heartbreaking one-goal loss to league rival Crespi on Wednesday, the varsity lacrosse team responded strongly with a boost from the return of Roman Holthouse ’15, defeating Thousand Oaks (4-2 overall, 2-0 in Marmonte League) on the road by a score of 12-10 on Thursday night. The Wolverines went 1-2 in the three games that Holthouse […]