Boys lacrosse: Class 2A state semifinal breakdown — may 5

Boys Lacrosse State Semifinals

All games are played at the Paradise Sports Complex in Naples. Tickets are $11 and are available via GoFan. Parking is $10. 

Class 2A

Plant (18-2) vs. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (15-3), 5 p.m., today

How they got here: Plant d. Sarasota Riverview 16-6, d. Naples Gulf Coast 24-5, d. Newsome 19-11. St. Thomas Aquinas d. Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer 19-2, d. Davie Western 16-5, d. Jupiter 13-9.

Stat leaders

CategoryJesuitSt. Thomas Aquinas
GoalsTurner Ashby, 45Jacob Urbano, 37
AssistsTurner Ashby, 35Trace McDonald, 37
Ground ballsRogan Kane, 159N/A
Goals againstJames Gataky, 3N/A
Goals against averageJames Gataky, 2.4N/A
SavesMichael Busweiler, 146N/A


Plant, ranked fourth in 2A, sixth in the state and 28th nationally by MaxPreps, has won three straight district titles and has not lost a county game in four years. The Panthers also are playing in the state semifinals for the second straight and are trying to reach the final for the first time. They have a veteran lineup that includes three players — Turner Ashby (Air Force), Ryker Demarest (Vermont) and Hayden Stoltzfoos (Vassar). St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked first in the class, third in the state and 11th nationally by MaxPreps.