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Fleming Island Girls Best Bolles for Eighth Straight Win

Fleming Island Girls Best Bolles for Eighth Straight Win

FHSAA, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Northern Girls, Women's Lacrosse
All photos by Ray Dimonda By Mike Zima, Correspondent Middie Kierra Marquis dominated in all phases of the game as host Fleming Island won its eighth game in a row Wednesday night, a 16-6 victory over Jacksonville Bolles. The Golden Eagles, now 9-6, will put their winning streak on the line in the District 5 playoffs Tuesday night, battling top seed Ponte Vedra at Bartram Trail High School. “Ponte Vedra plays on a whole different level,” said Fleming Island coach Clint Lyons.  “If we can win a few draws [faceoffs], and possess the ball for a full minute, maybe we can frustrate them and be competitive.” Wednesday, Marquis got the Golden Eagles off to a hot start, scoring three times in the first 14 minutes as the hosts took a 6-1 lead.  When Bolles threatened to make a game o
Ex Boca Star Giarratana’s (5G/2A) Double-Overtime Goal Lifts Manhattan To 14-13 Win

Ex Boca Star Giarratana’s (5G/2A) Double-Overtime Goal Lifts Manhattan To 14-13 Win

College, FHSAA, FL Kids Performing At The Next Level, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Men's Lacrosse
via press release - video clips are at the article (Author's note:  I was watching some of this game and turned it off when it looked like Hartford was comfortably ahead!)   Excerpt: Hartford, CT - Sophomore Parker Giarratana (Delray, FL / Boca Raton Community) scored three unanswered goal to lift Manhattan to a thrilling 14-13 come-from-behind, double-overtime victory over Hartford in non-conference action. Trailing 13-11 with 2:27 to play, junior Joseph Bressingham (Glen Cove, NY / Nassau CC) won the face-off and got the ball to Giarratana, who quickly found the net just seven seconds later in making it a one-goal game. The Hawks won the ensuing possession and appeared to have the game in hand but were forced into a turnover. Giarratana made Hartford pay with the game