Claremont Spartans attacker Marshall King evades an Issaquah defender during the 2013 Space Needle Shootout in Tukwila

Claremont Spartans attacker Marshall King evades an Issaquah defender during the 2013 Space Needle Shootout in Tukwila

Spartans lacrosse come out on top at Space Needle

The Claremont Spartans academy senior lacrosse team won the U18 title of the Space Needle Shootout on Sunday in Tukwila, Wash.

The Claremont Spartans academy senior lacrosse team won the U-18 division title of the 10th annual Space Needle Shootout on Sunday in Tukwila, Wash.

Spartan McLean Chicquen, a Stony Brook commit, and Eddie Smith, paced the team’s offence past Issaquah 10-4 in the U18 final.

Chicquen, a senior midfielder, contributed three goals and an assist while Smith, a junior attackman, had two goals and two assists.

“It was a great game,” said Claremont coach Daren Reisig. “Issaquah competed hard, but we were just better today.”

Than tourney drew more than 1,400 youth, middle and high school-aged lacrosse players from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and B.C.