Another year, another title for Mustangs athletes in classroom

Tori Price – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS athletes are the 2016-17 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Academic Team Champions.

This is the Mustangs’ seventh straight academic championship.

Rankings are based on the collective grade point averages (GPA) of each of a school’s athletes.

LHRS athletic director Shawn Trent said, “Thank you coaches for pushing your athletes and making them understand this is important.  Thank you to all the teachers that go out of your way to help our athletes on a daily basis.  This is a phenomenal award to win one time, and thanks to all of you and some pretty intelligent athletes we have done it seven times in a row.”

Below is where each sport finished academically, with state ranking and overall GPA,

Fall Sports

  • Boys Cross Country           1st       3.635 GPA
  • Girls Cross Country            6th       3.711 GPA
  • Football                                 1st       3.341 GPA
  • Boys Golf                              11th     3.497 GPA
  • Girls Golf                               5th       3.803 GPA
  • Boys Swimming                  2nd       3.642 GPA
  • Girls Swimming                   5th       3.617 GPA
  • Volleyball                              4th       3.675 GPA

Winter Sports

  • Boys Basketball                   4th      3.387 GPA
  • Girls Basketball                   14th     3.222 GPA
  • Boys Soccer                         10th     3.225 GPA
  • Girls Soccer                          8th       3.541 GPA
  • Girls Weightlifting             2nd       3.697 GPA
  • Cheer                                     3rd       3.547 GPA
  • Wrestling                              1st       3.424 GPA

Spring Sports

  • Baseball                                 7th       3.196 GPA
  • Softball                                  1st          3.674 GPA
  • Boys Tennis                          3rd       3.766 GPA
  • Girls Tennis                          6th       3.72 GPA
  • Boys Track                            1st       3.59 GPA
  • Girls Track                            1st       3.724 GPA
  • Boys Weightlifting             2nd       3.463 GPA