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Sanibel players help Fort Myers High’s lacrosse squad advance to finals

By Staff | Apr 29, 2010

Recently, the Fort Myers High School girls lacrosse team traveled to Boca Raton to compete in the IA League state finals. The team has four Sanibel players: seniors Kimberly Greenplate and Mary Stufano, sophomore Samia Islam and freshman Hallie Stufano.

On April 16, they played Estero High School for the state semifinal game. The score was Fort Myers 16, Estero 13. The offense was led by Mary Stufano (seven goals) and Trish Woolfe (four goals) and the defense was led by goalie Sam Miller (19 saves) backed by deep defense players Kimberly Greenplate and Madeline Summa.

The state final game was held April 17 against Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School. Although Fort Myers lost, they were excited to have made it to the state finals for the first time in the history of Fort Myers Lacrosse.

Mary Sufano also ended the season with an all time high of 94 goals and was excited to be the first Fort Myers lacrosse player to sign to play in college. She will be playing lacrosse for Emerson College in Boston next year. They will be sorry to lose 11 seniors this year.

The girls had a great season and ended up undefeated in district games with an overall record of 13-5.