Boys lacrosse: Class 2A state semifinal preview

Friday’s boys lacrosse state semifinals

All games are at the Austin-Tindall  Sports Complex in Kissimmee.  Admission is $8 in advance, $11 on the day of the event. Parking is $5. 

Class 2A

Plant (21-1) vs. Jupiter (16-1), 6

How they got here: Plant d. Steinbrenner 19-3, d. Newsome 18-6. Jupiter d. Parkland Stoneman Douglas 22-7, d. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas 8-7. 

Outlook: Both teams are ranked among the top five in the classification, the top six overall in the state and the top 11 nationally by MaxPreps. The Panthers, ranked No. 5 in 2A and No. 6 in the state, have won 16 straight, the lone loss coming by a goal against Ponte Vedra two months ago. The Warriors, ranked No. 2 in 2A and No. 3 in the state, are coming off a big win over Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas in the region final. 

Team leaders

CategoryPlantJupiter
GoalsTurner Ashby 85Max Sanderson 64
AssistsTurner Ashby 59Trace Hogan 31
Ground ballsRogan Kane 127Michael Smith 83
Goals againstJames Gataky 17Patrick Fletcher 19
SavesWyatt Knust 153Aiden Vincent 81