Girls lacrosse: Class 2A state semifinal preview

Friday’s girls 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

Steinbrenner (17-1) vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (11-1), 4

How they got here: Steinbrenner d. Plant 16-9, d. Newsome 9-8 (2OT). St. Thomas Aquinas d. Davie Western 19-1, d. Parkland Stoneman Douglas 17-7. 

Outlook: Both teams are ranked the top four in the classification, the top 10 overall in the state and the top 30 in the nation by MaxPreps. The Warriors, ranked No. 4 in 2A, have won six straight, including tough victories against Plant in the region semifinals and Newsome in the region final. The Raiders, ranked No. 1 in 3A and No. 3 statewide and nationally, have won seven straight. 

Team leaders

CategorySteinbrennerSt. Thomas Aquinas
GoalsTaylor Lapointe 57Ava Yovino 41
AssistsCarly Grey 49Ava Yovino 28
Ground ballsZoey Lind 41Ava Yovino 49
Goals againstOlivia Pages 0Skylar Troyan 51
SavesAbby Eash 77Skylar Troyan 77