Parishes | Schools | Priests | Masses |
More in this section MAIN MENU

Three local high schools competing in state soccer finals

Immaculata-La Salle's boys making school history; Gibbons, McCarthy also aiming for title

Immaculata-La Salle High School posted this image on its Instagram page to promote attendance at the boys soccer team's semifinal match against Cardinal Mooney Feb. 16, which the Royal Lions went on to win 2-0, earning them the school's first crack at a state championship in any sport. Ranked 14th in Florida and 34th nationwide, the Royal Lions will play Lake Highland Prep for the Class 2A state championship game Feb. 21 in DeLand.

Photographer: COURTESY

Immaculata-La Salle High School posted this image on its Instagram page to promote attendance at the boys soccer team's semifinal match against Cardinal Mooney Feb. 16, which the Royal Lions went on to win 2-0, earning them the school's first crack at a state championship in any sport. Ranked 14th in Florida and 34th nationwide, the Royal Lions will play Lake Highland Prep for the Class 2A state championship game Feb. 21 in DeLand.

MIAMI | Three archdiocesan high schools will be competing this week for the title of state champion in soccer. One team, Immaculata-La Salle's boys, will be competing for the first state championship in the school's 60-year history.

The games will be played at Spec Martin Stadium in DeLand, as follows. The Florida Catholic will try to cover as many of the championship games as possible:

  • Cardinal Gibbons' Chiefs (18-1-4) will play the Bolles Bulldogs (18-3-2) Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. for the girls Class 2A championship.
  • Immaculata-La Salle's Royal Lions (22-5-2) will face off against Lake Highland Prep's Highlanders (15-3-2) Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. for the Class 2A boys championship and a chance to make even more school history.
  • Archbishop McCarthy's Lady Mavericks will pit their 25-0 undefeated record, and third-place national ranking, against Montverde Academy's 22-0 Eagles, ranked second in the nation. They'll be playing for the Class 4A championship Friday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m.
Archbishop McCarthy High School's Lady Mavericks celebrate with their coach, Mike Sica, far left, and principal, Richard P. Jean, far right, after beating St. Thomas Aquinas' Raiders 1-0 in the regional semifinal Feb. 8. The Lady Mavericks went on to beat West Boca Raton, 4-0, in the regional final Feb. 12, and St. Petersburg, 4-1, in the state semifinal Feb. 15, to reach the state championship game, set for Feb. 22.

Photographer: COURTESY

Archbishop McCarthy High School's Lady Mavericks celebrate with their coach, Mike Sica, far left, and principal, Richard P. Jean, far right, after beating St. Thomas Aquinas' Raiders 1-0 in the regional semifinal Feb. 8. The Lady Mavericks went on to beat West Boca Raton, 4-0, in the regional final Feb. 12, and St. Petersburg, 4-1, in the state semifinal Feb. 15, to reach the state championship game, set for Feb. 22.

What else is happening in these parishes?

Read other articles/events related to the parishes or schools below:

Articles(82)
Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy HS
Articles(46)
Cardinal Gibbons HS
Articles(52)
Immaculata- La Salle HS