Girls soccer: Region final breakdown — Feb. 15

Class 7A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 7A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchup

Newsome (14-4-3) at Palm Harbor University (19-1), 7

This is a battle between the top two teams in the region. The Hurricanes, ranked No. 5 in the class by MaxPreps, have won 17 straight and allowed just one goal in their last five matches. The Wolves, the 12th-ranked team in the class, are on a four-match win streak, all against quality competition.

Stat leaders

CategoryNewsomePalm Harbor University
GoalsHallie Wolpert 18Lindsay Nicholson 19
AssistsN/ALindsay Nicholson 11
Goals against averageKaitlyn Harrity 0Sarah Tellone 0

Class 6A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 6A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchup

Wharton (10-4-3) at Land O’ Lakes (12-7-1), 7

The Gators have survived three straight tough matches, beating Sunlake and Wiregrass Ranch in penalty kicks and getting past Riverdale 1-0. The Wildcats have won four of their past five matches.

Stat leaders

CategoryWhartonLand O’ Lakes
GoalsReese Prieto 17Teresa Rodriguez 10
AssistsCarley Nguyen 7Wesley Craven 9
Goals against averageAngelie Pacheco 0Abigail Kolka 0

Class 5A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 5A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchups

Springstead (18-4) at Lake Minneola (12-4-1), 7

This is a rematch from a meeting the Eagles won 2-1 in December. Springstead’s last six wins have all been via shutouts. Its defense will be challenged against the Hawks, who have scored at least four goals in six of their last seven wins.

Stat leaders

CategorySpringsteadLake Minneola
GoalsAva Kanaar 32Calista Cali 21
AssistsRiley Bradley 25Aubree Sangster 2
Goals against averageKatelyn Clark 0.723Madison Songer 0.471

Class 4A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 4A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchup

Parrish Community (21-0-1) at Academy of the Holy Names (14-3-2), 7

The teams are ranked among the top four in the class by MaxPreps (the unbeaten Bulls are No. 4 and the host Jaguars are No. 3). The Jaguars have not lost since early December and have won their last four matches by a combined 24-0.

CategoryParrish CommunityAcademy of the Holy Names
GoalsHayden Lepley 4Mia Fairchild 13
AssistsMadelyn Portwood 4Mia Fairchild 11
Goals against averageAvaya Wright 0Adele Politz 0.588

Class 3A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 3A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchup

Tampa Catholic (11-7-2) at Lakeland Christian (19-2-3), 7

This is a rematch from the 3A-7 final that the Vikings won 1-0. Since that loss, the Crusaders have won each of their first playoff matches by a goal. Lakeland Christian is the top-ranked team in the class according to MaxPreps.

Stat leaders

CategoryTampa CatholicLakeland Christian
GoalsLena Bailey 23K.J. Straub 9
AssistsLena Bailey 15Kaelyn Diaz 13
Goals against averageMeghan Peak 1.635Avery Reese 0

Class 2A

2022 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 2A Tournament

Tonight’s area matchup

Naples First Baptist (15-6) at Shorecrest (13-3), 7

The host Chargers, ranked second in the class by MaxPreps, have won seven straight matches by a combined 43-6. The Lions won each of their first two playoff matches by 2-1 scores.

CategoryNaples First BaptistShorecrest
GoalsAriana Cintron 27Kaja Dionne 16
AssistsKaylee Bates 5Gabby Marshall 11
Goals against averageKaijah Brown 0Sonoma Kasica 0.740