LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – With a strong finishing surge, Montana captured its second consecutive Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) Division II championship with a 21-13 victory over Western Washington on Sunday at Lake Oswego (Ore.) High School.
With the victory, Montana (17-2) earns an automatic qualifying berth to the 2023 MCLA National Championships presented by New Balance, which will take place from May 8-13 at the Round Rock (Texas) Multipurpose Complex. Tickets and live streaming for nationals can be purchased HERE.
On the strength of five goals from Miles Hess, the Grizzlies were just too much for Western Washington (7-4).
Montana will find out its opponent at nationals this evening when the brackets are released on MCLA.us.
2023 Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) Tournament
Lake Oswego, Ore. – April 29-30 – Lake Oswego High School
Semifinals – April 29
#1N Montana d. #2S Northwest Nazarene, 15-5
#2N Western Washington d. #1S College of Idaho, 20-12
Finals – April 30
#1N Montana d. #2N Western Washington, 21-13