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IMG Academy lacrosse team steamrolls Lakewood Ranch, 23-1

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Anuar Zarur (No. 26) leads a stampede up-field as IMG Academy crushed Lakewood Ranch, 23-1

On Saturday, IMG Academy's lacrosse team faced off against Lakewood Ranch. After avenging a preseason loss against Plant H.S., there was no letdown for IMG Academy as they crushed their cross-county rivals to the tune of 23-1.

"We came out with a lot of intensity and a we stayed on top the entire game,” said Defensive Coordinator Jason Basso on the team's performance early in the game.

IMG Academy had removed all doubt on the outcome of the game as they entered halftime with a 17-1 advantage. 

Offensively, Jonathan Thelen contributed seven goals and five assists, and fellow attackman Jackson Costello added three goals and five assists. Additionally, Cody Gray added three goals and four assists to help IMG Academy improve to 3-1 on the season. 

The team will face a greater challenge in their next game as they travel to take on the University of Tampa Junior Varsity team on Tuesday, February 26th.