Local paper recognizes Mustang athletes

Taylor Butler – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS excels in many sports, but there are some students and coaches who stand out from the rest.  Tuesday night the Sarasota Herald-Tribune recognized athletic students from 21 different sports, from 20 different high schools at Robarts Arena in Sarasota.

LRHS was well represented by John Rivera in cross country and track, Pablo Garabitos in baseball, Drew Angelo in boys golf, Spencer Mauk who won a determination award, Sophia Falco in track and field, and Maddison Krstec in girls soccer.

LRHS coaches Mark Napier, track, and Vito Bavaro, boys soccer were nominated coaches of the year.

Falco was honored as female athlete of the year after recently winning a pair of gold medals in the Class 4A state track meet held at IMG Academy.  Rivera was also awarded with Male athlete of the year.

Mauk was honored with the determination award for playing on the girls basketball team despite being hearing impaired.