Baseball Mustangs step up to the plate

Ivy Proffitt – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS baseball team is opening up the season. They are in a preseason tournament with games Feb. 15 and Feb. 17. All games are being played at Hillsborough County’s Strawberry Crest High School (SCHS).

The team played last night at 7:30 p.m., and lost to SCHS 4-3. Coach Ryan Kennedy stated, “Last nights game gave the coaches an indication on skills we need to work on, to help put our team in a position to win.”

The baseball team will wrap up their preseason 5:30 p.m., Feb. 17 against Bartow High School at SCHS.

Overall, the baseball team has a lot of potential this year, Kennedy said.

“Talent wise, we could be a competitive club when we all play together as a team and trust in one another,” he said.

The regular baseball season starts up 6 p.m. next Friday, Feb. 24 at home against St. Petersburg High School. For the full baseball schedule, click here.