Boys volleyball registrations due Wednesday

Bella Selmer – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This year for the first time ever the Lakewood Ranch girls volleyball team will be hosting a boys volleyball tournament.

The team sign up forms have been available for pickup in the cafeteria during all lunches since last week. All sign up form are due April 19 during all lunches. The cost to be on a team is $10 and admission to the game is $3.

Boys will be able to create their own volleyball teams of no fewer than six players and no more than eight. Each boys team will have a girl coach who was on the LRHS volleyball team this year.

The teams will also choose team captains along with a team color and a team name.

LRHS volleyball coach Perri Hankins said, “This is a fundraiser that we hope to be able to do again next year.”

One of the tournament’s girl volleyball coaches, Jordan Smucker said, “I think this is a great chance to get more fans and to give them a new experience. Also a great fundraiser for volleyball.”

This tournament will take place 6-8:30 p.m. April 25.

Sophomore Brady Roberts, one of the boys who signed up for the tournament, said, “I’m so excited for the boys team, I know my team is going to do great and I think it’s so cool that the volleyball girls are coaching.”