Lakewood Ranch uses its defense to advance to region final

LAKEWOOD RANCH — Guy Virgilio calculates he has been missing 3.4 girls per match this season because of injuries.

Among the missing for the Lakewood Ranch head girls soccer coach was Delaney Riggins, who sat out the entire regular season with torn ligaments in her ankle.

She returned for the postseason, and Virgilio cannot measure her value. You might say his personal calculator is overwhelmed by her value more