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ATS – Tallahassee Democrat Coverage of Maclay’s 14-4 Victory Over Pensacola Catholic

ATS – Tallahassee Democrat Coverage of Maclay’s 14-4 Victory Over Pensacola Catholic

FHSAA, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Men's Lacrosse, Northern Boys, Play Offs
photo via Brian Miller - TD   If you see any coverage in the newspapers or via online video please let us know!   Maclay Blows Past Pensacola Catholic in Lacrosse Playoffs   Excerpt: Sometimes during all the practices, and the conditioning, and the film study, and the overall mental processing of Xs and Os, the magnitude of a game can get lost. That’s why Maclay lacrosse coach Chris Chavez texted his seniors during the day Thursday so he could remind them that the Marauders’ first-round match-up against Pensacola Catholic could be their last game on their home turf. It could also be their last game ever in high school. And Chavez wanted them to have fun. Senior Garritt Schwarz was one that got the message. Then he went out and scored five goals ...
Gainesville.Com Coverage:  Buchholz Upsets Oak Hall to Win District Title 8-5

Gainesville.Com Coverage: Buchholz Upsets Oak Hall to Win District Title 8-5

FHSAA, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Men's Lacrosse, Northern Boys, Play Offs
thanks to Tim Burns for sending me the link! Top photo via the Gainesville site - Larry Savage   Author's Note:  If you see an article online that would make sense for FLN to link to it, PLEASE let us know about it!  We'll link to any media that allows us to expand our coverage of this great sport!  Many of the city and regional newspapers will cover a game here and there, or some sort of human interest story (I found one today on the Miami Herald that I will report on in the near future) and we are certainly interested in that content!   In one of the biggest surprises of the District playoffs, Buchholz upset Top 10 Oak Hall 8-5 in District 3.  Here is the link to the Gainesville Sun's online sports section to read their coverage of the game:   EXCERPT: ...
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...