Pinellas Player of the Year: F Ervin Ikanovic, Sr., Northeast
Pinellas player of the year: D Mary Raymond, So., Palm Harbor University
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This week: Thursday at King; Friday-Saturday at PHU's Lady 'Canes Invitational
DELAND — The slimmest of margins separated Berkeley Prep and Melbourne West Shore on Thursday afternoon on a sun-splashed soccer field at Stetson University.
Berkeley Prep's boys soccer team has the spotlight as the lone program from the area — boys or girls — playing in a state championship game. The Buccaneers (21-3-3) face Melbourne West Shore (20-4) in the Class 2A state final Thursday at 4 p.m. in Deland. Here are five things to know about Berkeley …
LITHIA — The speed and skill of Oviedo's girls soccer team was at full throttle during Friday's Class 5A state semifinal, and at several key moments it was too much for Newsome to defend.
LAND O'LAKES — For the past three weeks, ever since the postseason started, Land O'Lakes has been practicing penalty kicks. Gators' coach Vicky King thought her team was ready should it come to it, but she found out Friday night against Jacksonville Stanton that there is no way to simulate the pressure.
TRINITY — Both Class 4A state semifinalists survived penalty-kick thrillers to advance to Friday's match, but St. Johns Creekside controlled the midfield and stymied host Mitchell 4-1.
Berkeley Prep had to display some patience in Friday's Class 2A state semifinal against Miami LaSalle.
The trip is a lengthy one (560 miles round-trip) but for high school soccer fans it might worth the drive to check out Berkeley Prep, the only area boys team left in the state final four. The Buccaneers travel to play Miami LaSalle in Friday's Class 2A state semifinals. Since starting 3-3-1, Berkeley Prep is 17-0-2 with …