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
BC gets the draw but turns it right over
Chomo with a big save and after an offensive possession ends with a wild pass out of bounds
Beekhuizen with another free position at 18:26 for the 4-0 lead.
STA with the draw
Chomo with the save on the free position shot
Time out BC on the offense with 17:38 left . . . STA completely dominating right now
BC with the free position shot bounced over the net
BC gets on the board as Jo Imbriani with the free position shot at 16:23 to make it 4-1. BC is no stranger to slow starts.
STA with the draw but Chomo with the save
BC shoots wide
Jaclyn Berry makes it 4-2 at 13:58 and the offense is getting comfortable.
BC with the draw
Jo Imbriani again on the free position and it is now 4-3 with 13:05 left.
BC again with the draw
Turnover and STA going the other way
Big save by Chomo
But a turnover on the clear and a collision at midfield results in a BC penalty
Time out for water break with 10:19 left in the half
STA’s Tingley with the top left corner shot off the free position at 8:38 for 5-3
BC with the draw and after the fast break it was Imbriani off the free position for 5-4 with 7:47 left.
STA with the draw and the shot goes wide
BC off the draw but loses possession after a lengthy look
BC trying to get inside but forcing too many passes that are getting picked off.
Another BC penalty
Chomo with a huge save and BC on offense
And it’s now tied at 5 on Berry’s free position shot with 2:32 left in the half
Beekhuizen to Steinlauf off the draw and a quick response by STA with 2:14 left . . . STA 6-5
Imbriani ties it up at 1:48
BC wins the draw but turns it over and STA looks for the late goal
STA shot wide
Preston at 1:19 makse it 7-6 STA on a split dodge
BC gains a tough draw
STA turnover and Beekhuizen all the way but stopped by Chomo
One last BC clear is stopped and we are at the half with a 7-6 STA lead.
Here we go with the second half
STA wins but BC turns it over
Peterson at 23:23 ties it at 7 with the free position high left bounce shot
BC controls . . .Browne inside is fouled
Lusk with the free position shot save for STA
STA clears but turns it over
Lusk saves the Imbriani shot and STA takes over
STA again turns it over
STA with the yellow card and BC looks for their first lead
Imbriani at 19:38 gives BC the lead at 8-7.
Momentum has clearly swung
BC again with the draw
Another free position for BC butBrowne is stopped by Lusk
STA clears quickly but Beekhuizen shoots high
Beekhuizen called for the charge on her power play to the net and BC takes possession
And now it is 9-7 at 16:38 as Browne feeds Berry on the left side for the top left corner shot
Time out STA
BC wins the draw again
A lengthy possession ends with the Lusk save on Berry
STA with a tough clear
Turnover and BC going the other way
Lusk with a huge stop and STA on attack
Multiple good looks are pushed aside and after a wide shot right in front BC gets the back up
Huge missed opportunities for STA there and it still is 9-7 BC with 9:55 left
Imbriani shoots for the top right but misses and STA with the clear
After another miss right in front it is Stefens for STA on the free position shot low at 7:28 to cut it to 9-8!
Big draw coming up for momentum
STA! Two shots . . post and a save! Another save and BC takes over with 6:24 left!
Time out BC.
Yellow card on STA, will BC look to score or take time off? 4th yellow, one down for the rest of the game.
Lusk with another huge stop and STA clears
Beekhuizen scores but waived off for shooting space
But on the restart it is a tied game with 3:56 left as Beekhuizen scores for real
This is a great game
STA with the draw
At 3:15 Beekhuizen splits the middle from the left and hits the top left corner for 10-9 STA!
Massive draw coming up
STA wins and is running clock
1:22 left and a BC yellow card with STA still keeping control
Kelly from Beekhuizen for the 11-9 lead at 1:15.
STA again with the draw!
And Preston takes the Steinlauf feed off the free position and this one is likely in the books with 30 seconds left at 12-9.
Final score 12-9 Raiders!
Coming up: Ponte Vedra and Bishop Moore