Peyton Mclaughlin – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls’ varsity weightlifting team heads to the county championships Wednesday night at Palmetto High School.

The girls are eager to compete and ready to show the competition what the Lady Mustangs are made of.

Junior Payton Rypel said, “My biggest goal in weightlifting is to challenge myself and to beat (teammate and junior) Annabelle Peck.”

The girls have been preparing physically and mentally throughout the season, their goal is to go as far as they can.

Peck said, “My personal goal for this season is to go to regionals and to make sure Payton Rypel stays in her lane.”

Varsity girls weightlifting coach Michael Koczersut said, “The most important thing they can do is to be mentally prepared and to try their hardest to achieve their personal best.”

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