Lakewood Ranch finished first in the Class 6A FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award Standings, recognizing it as the most successful sports program in its classification.
Points are awarded a school based on its finish in FHSAA State Series competition in each sport in the classification in which it has been assigned to compete.
The top 16 places are scored. In bracket sports, points are awarded as follows: 100 for the state champion, 90 for the state runner-up, 83 for the state semifinalists, 60 for 5-8th places, and 25 for 9-16th places. In non-bracket sports, points are awarded as follows: 100, 90, 85, 80, 70, 63, 56, 49, 38, 34, 30, 26, 22, 18, 14, 10. Schools get a 5-point bonus for winning a district or regional championship, and points are deducted for unsporting conduct.
Lakewood Ranch finished with 905 points soundly ahead of second place Gainesville, which had 724.
The Mustangs got off to a rousing start in the fall with the boys golf team winning a state title. They bolstered their point total this spring when its softball and baseball teams qualified for the State Tournament and its girls track team finished 8th at the 3A state meet and second at its region meet.
The Lakewood Ranch girls' athetlic program finished first overall in Class 6A and the boys were third.
CLASS 6A 1. Lakewood Ranch (Bradenton), 905 points.
2. Gainesville, 724.
3. Niceville, 528.5.
4. Barron Collier (Naples), 512.
5. Archbishop McCarthy (Southwest Ranches), 451.5
6. Fort Myers, 413.5
7. Choctawhatchee (Fort Walton Beach), 398.
8. Belen Jesuit (Miami), 387.5
9. Winter Haven, 387.
10. Melbourne, 374.