Mustangs capture district baseball title

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The 2019 LRHS baseball Mustangs prepare for a playoff run.

Rachel Lamoureaux – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- After waiting two days due to rain, the LRHS varsity baseball won the district championship Saturday, defeating Sarasota High 5-2.

This is the second year in a row the Mustangs have won districts.

Senior Grant McCray said it was a team effort.

“I am so proud to be a part of this team,” he said.  “It has been so much fun my past four years here, especially since we have won the district title the past two years.”

The 2019 Mustangs are 23-4. In the 8A district, the team stands 5-1.  They are currently ranked 13th in the state.

The next playoff game is scheduled for home against East Lake 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m.

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