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ATS – Orlando Sentinel’s Coverage of the Bishop Moore Girl’s Semifinal Win Over Ponte Vedra!

ATS – Orlando Sentinel’s Coverage of the Bishop Moore Girl’s Semifinal Win Over Ponte Vedra!

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authored by Alex Kushel, photo via Jim Rassol for the Orlando Sentinel   Excerpt: he Bishop Moore Catholic High School girls lacrosse team is heading back to the state championship after defeating Ponte Vedra 19-12 in the state semifinals on Friday at Jupiter High School. The Hornets(19-4) advanced to the state championship and will play St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday at 4:05 p.m. The Hornets dropped a contest to St. Thomas Aquinas in the regular season. The Hornets, who were ranked No. 1 in the Super Six area rankings entering Friday, will play in the state championship for the first time since 2012, during which the school fell to Vero Beach. “We played very well and we were patient and smart,” Bishop Moore coach Kelly Blystone said of Friday’s semifinal win. “We co
ATS – Wells’ Sun-Sentinel Coverage of STA’s Girls Win Over Barron Collier in the Semis!

ATS – Wells’ Sun-Sentinel Coverage of STA’s Girls Win Over Barron Collier in the Semis!

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photo via Jim Rassol for the Sun-Sentinel   Excerpt: Down two goals with less than eight minutes to play, St. Thomas Aquinas didn’t panic. Just a week earlier, the Raiders’ girls lacrosse team found itself in a similar predicament, trailing American Heritage-Delray by three goals in the second half. St. Thomas rallied to force overtime and beat the Stallions in the regional finals. Playing in their first state semifinal Friday against Naples Barron Collier, the Raiders needed a spark once again to keep their dream season alive on a sweltering, sunny day at Jupiter High School. Once again, St. Thomas wouldn’t be denied. Trailing 9-7 with 7:30 left, St. Thomas scored the final five goals in the contest to knock off the Cougars, 12-9, and advance to Saturday’s state
Live Blog of Ponte Vedra and Bishop Moore Girls’ Semifinals!

Live Blog of Ponte Vedra and Bishop Moore Girls’ Semifinals!

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  Getting ready for the second game and the crowd is still coming in Ponte Vedra looking for a return trip to the finals and Bishop Moore looking for their first final! PV with the draw Watson with the early goal at 24:37 for PV for the early 1-0 lead on a low left shot Jean Kachris ties it for BM 7 seconds later after wining the loose ball. PV with the draw BM goalie Alexander with the save Turnover BM Fast break ends in a one on one save by Alexander!   BM Stricker finds Hoffman on the crease for the 2-1 lead at 21:10 BM gains control again Turnover on a middle pass leads to a fast break that is turned aside BM with the ground ball but turns it over at the mid line Shot wide by PV and they turn it over in front Stricker goes down ...
Lee’s Live Blogging At the Final Four!  Game 1 – BC and STA Girls!

Lee’s Live Blogging At the Final Four! Game 1 – BC and STA Girls!

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  Welcome to the FLN coverage of the Final Four in Jupiter!   Wea re waiting for the first game, which will be the Girl's matchup of Barron Collier and St. Thomas Aquinas! It is very warm and humid today and it will likely have an effect given how cool the spring has been so far. A turf field will also contribute to the humidity.   STA with the opening draw Beekhuizen at 24:00 left in the first half for the 1-0 STA lead off the penalty free position BC gets the next faceoff but turns it over on the fast break Beekhuizen again presses the issue and draws the whistle STA over the net Kelly from Preston at 21:48 to make it 2-0   STA on the draw Beekhuizen again on the freeposition at 21:01 for 3-0 and BC needs to turn momentum ...
ATS – Naples Daily News Coverage of Barron Collier’s Girls Road Win Over Vero Beach!

ATS – Naples Daily News Coverage of Barron Collier’s Girls Road Win Over Vero Beach!

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photo via Jeremiah Wilson, Treasure Coast News   Barron Collier Girls Break Vero Beach's Hex, Make State Semifinals   Excerpt: VERO BEACH -- Since entering the FHSAA in 2011, history had an ugly way of repeating itself for the Barron Collier High School girls lacrosse team. But after six consecutive state tournament losses to state power Vero Beach, that frustrating history of falling to the same nemesis, in fact, became history. Falling behind early in the first half, the Cougars stormed back and held on for a stunning 9-7 upset of Vero Beach in the third-round play-in game Friday night at Billy Livings Field at the Citrus Bowl. “I’ve only been around for three years, but I know the history between Vero Beach and Barron Collier, how many times they’ve bee