Mustangs finish among tops in track

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead

Sports(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Last Saturday, the Mustangs track and field team fought against IMG, Manatee High School and Charlotte High School at the LRHS Invitational.

The boys team placed second overall with 58.5 points, while the girls placed third with 66.

Coach Kristin Wikstrom believes the team performed well and has potential to improve. Star runner junior Ellie Wiecheta has thrived in the 800-meter and the 4x800m relay.

Wiecheta said, “Recently, I have been performing well, ever since I began to run distance. My times are decreasing, and I am satisfied with my place. Overall, I have high hopes for the future.”

Varsity will compete 4 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Charlotte High School.

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