Baseball team looks to bounce back from opening loss

Molly Mendoza – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS baseball team opened up their season this past Friday night against the St. Petersburgh High School Green Devils at home. LRHS lost 9-6 in ten innings.

Coach Ryan Kennedy said, “There were a lot of positives and negatives from the game, and if we can clean up our play we will be fine going forward.”

The Mustangs are looking forward to playing again on Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 3 against Venice High School and Palmetto High School, respectively.

Pitcher Colton Zimring, senior, commented, “Overall I could’ve pitched better, and as a team we could’ve played better. It’s really early in the season, and we are ready to get back and play Tuesday night.”