Lacrosse rebounds with blowout over lowly St. Francis

Only a day after suffering a gut-wrenching overtime loss to undefeated Peninsula High School, the varsity lacrosse team responded with a bang, crushing league foe St. Francis (3-5 overall, 0-4 in Mission League) 17-4 on Saturday night to get its first home win of the season. After a heroic second-half effort to keep the Wolverines […]

Lacrosse shelled by defending city champs

It’s been two long years since the upstart Harvard-Westlake varsity lacrosse team stunned the top-seeded Palos Verdes squad in the championship game of the 2013 CIF Southern Section Northern Division playoff bracket. In the first rematch since then, the Sea Kings made sure that revenge was sweet. Reigning LaxPower High School All-American and Hobart University […]

Wolverines take first league win with fourth quarter comeback

Down by two goals with seven minutes remaining, the varsity lacrosse team responded with a 5-1 run to close the game, defeating Chaminade (2-3 overall, 0-1 in Mission League) 10-8 on the road to get its first league win on Saturday evening. Coming off of a solid non-league win over Oaks Christian on Friday night, […]

Wolverines bounce back with non-league triumph over Oaks Christian

After allowing six fourth-quarter goals in a tough 16-10 loss to league rival Loyola, the defense stepped up tremendously for the varsity lacrosse team on Friday night, carrying the squad to a 9-5 victory over Oaks Christian (1-2 overall, 0-0 in Marmonte League) on the road. First-year varsity goalie Troy Hattler ’17 has been starting […]

Lacrosse falters late, drops league opener to rival Loyola

With a first-half hat trick from freshman attackman Paul Rodriguez ’18 and a three-goal lead late in the second quarter, the varsity lacrosse team looked primed to upset second-ranked Loyola (according to the MaxLaxLA Coaches’ Poll) and continue its unbeaten start with a big-time rivalry win. Loyola’s Sean Smith ’16 had other plans. The returning first-team Mission […]

Wolverines avoid non-league upset with overtime heroics

MaxLaxLA determined Harvard-Westlake’s lacrosse matchup with Agoura, matching the third and 12th ranked teams in the MaxLaxLA coaches’ poll, to be the premier “Game to Watch” on Friday night in the Los Angeles county. Thanks to Joe Woody ’15, the Wolverines ended up on the better side of the thrilling matchup. The Kenyon University-commit scored […]

Lacrosse opens season with non-league blowout over Culver City

In the opening matchup of the 2014-15 season, the varsity lacrosse team proved worthy of its lofty preseason ranking, using a dominant offensive performance to crush Culver City (0-2 overall, 0-0 in Ocean League) on the road by a score of 22-6 on Wednesday night. The Wolverines, ranked 3rd in the MaxLaxLA preseason coaches’ poll despite a second-round […]