softball district champs 2019
LRHS Mustangs celebrate their latest district title.

Rachel Monroe – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH FL.)- The LRHS Mustangs are the nation’s number one high school softball team and are now  officially district champions.

Tuesday Lakewood Ranch demolished Sarasota High School for the district semifinal game by a score of 16-0 in four innings.

Game Highlights –

  • Jillian Herbst: 3 for 4, 2 RBI
  • McKenzie Clark: 2 for 3, HR, 2 RBIs
  • Claire Davidson: 1 for 2, HR, 3 RBI
  • Kali Reis: 1 for 2, HR,4 RBIs
  • Maddie Koczersut: 1 for 2, 2B, 2 RBI
  • Kelsey Vogel: 2 for 3.
  • Pitcher: Brooklyn Lucero got the win, 2 hit shutout

This is the Mustangs’ fourth consecutive district title.

LRHS senior Abby Misura said part of the team’s success can come from its positive mindset.

“Moving forward in the playoffs we are going to continue playing ‘green,’” she said recalling the team’s motto.  “The past five games we have outscored our opponents 61-6. Offense has been on point lately and we plan on continuing that as we get deeper into the playoffs.”

Regional quarterfinals are scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at home.

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