New coach opens new era in Mustang football Thursday

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LRHS Mustangs practice for their Spring game.

Peter Fisichella – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Thursday marks the start of a new era in LRHS football.

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Rashad West is LRHS’s new head football coach.

The Mustangs will travel to Lecanto to play against the Lecanto High School Panthers in their Spring exhibition game. This will be the first game for the Mustangs under coach Rashad West.

West is excited to see what the Mustangs can do in their first game since last fall.

“The players are excited for the game,” he said.  “I am thrilled to start my first game with the Mustangs and see what they can do.”

The players are confident going into this game as well. Sophomore Josiah Lozada says, “I feel confident about our performance because of how the team has bonded recently.”

The Mustangs were 0-10 in 2018.

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