We continue with Districts 17-24. Please check game dates and times locally.
District 17 at Merritt Island 4/14 and 4/16
Favorites and contenders: Merritt Island, Holy Trinity and Viera
Prediction: Gonna be good. Viera
District 18 at Melbourne Central Catholic 4/14 and 4/16
Favorite: Melbourne Central Catholic
Prediction: Melbourne Central Catholic has leadership and will move on. FLN once again thanks MCC for its hospitality when we covered the Ponte Vedra game. Great place and people (of course that can be said about all of the Florida lacrosse schools).
District 19 at St. Edward’s 4/15 and 4/16 (check the dates)
Favorite: Vero Beach
Contenders: St. Edward’s, Jensen Beach and Martin County
Prediction: Jensen Beach
Note: What a district! Any one of these teams could win. We’ll all be texting to check the scores. @floridalx will be tweeting all week.
District 20 at Dwyer 4/16 and 4/18
Favorites: Benjamin and Jupiter
Contender: Palm Beach Gardens
Prediction: Benjamin, but don’t be surprised if Jupiter takes it. Gardens…they’re looking pretty good and pretty far under the radar…
Note: What a district! Both Benjamin and Jupiter are two of the state’s best teams.
District 21 at Cardinal Newman 4/15 and 4/17
Favorite: Oxbridge Academy
Contenders: Cardinal Newman and The King’s Academy
Prediction: Oxbridge goes to the round of 32 in its first year in the FHSAA
District 22 at Palm Beach Central 4/15 and 4/17
Favorites: Wellington and Palm Beach Central
Contenders: American Heritage Boca/Delray and Park Vista
District 23 at Spanish River 4/15 and 4/17 (these dates are correct)
Favorites: Boca Raton, Pope John Paul II and St. Andrew’s (all with 3-1 district records)
Contender: Spanish River
Prediction: St. Andrew’s is not ready to give up the crown just yet.
District 24 at Calvary Christian 4/15 and 4/17
Favorites: Pine Crest and Marjorie Stoneman Douglas
Contenders: Cardinal Gibbons and Calvary Christian
Prediction: Calvary Christian in a big upset