Coaches say “Mustang Madness” a big success

Devin Manning and Summerlin Schlemmer – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) –  Wednesday, Nov. 2, LRHS had its first Mustang Madness dunk contest to support the school’s basketball program.

The LRHS cheerleaders get ready for a routine at the school’s “Mustang Madness” basketball pep rally

Head boys basketball coach Jeremy Schiller was in charge of this event.  He said, “We had a really good turn out of fans, we had about 300 students show up, and things went pretty smooth.”

Basketball player, senior Devin Twenty said, “I am very excited for the upcoming games. This contest showed how much potential we have for this season.”

Basketball player senior Cameron Lindblad said, “I was very excited to show the school how good we are going to be this year.”

Schiller would like to thank the band and cheerleaders for coming out to perform, and said they did an amazing job, like always.

Student Government Association (SGA) helped organize the fan contests. Eight different Mustangs participated in the “hot shot”, and half court shot contest.

Four boys from the basketball team participated in the dunk contest as Mustangs cheered the contestants on from the sidelines.

The judges for the dunk contest were teachers Ryan Kennedy, Brett Holte, and administrators Valencia Lowen and Michael Escorcia. They all had a very fun time judging the boys.

TV production teacher Bryon Stedman came out and filmed the entire event. Schiller will post footage from the contest on @LRMustangHoops .

Domino’s pizza came out to show their support, while donating prizes for the winners and free pizzas for everyone who came.