Lady Mustangs finish third at top cross country event

Mason Ingallinera – Mustangs Ahead

Sports(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This weekend the LRHS Cross Country team traveled to Holloway Park in Lakeland, FL to attend the 20th annual Florida Runners Invitational Race.

The Girls varsity team qualified for the Race of Champions, which is the most challenging course at the meet. The Mustangs finished third out of 24 teams.

Members of the varsity team include freshman Tamlyn Leatt, sophomores Jessica Neal and Aurora Melzer, juniors Riley Bradshaw, Sydney Granack and Emma Paliotta and senior Mason Ingallinera.

“We were not even going to be placed in the Race of Champions, and then we placed third,” said sophomore Aurora Melzer. “I am so proud of all the girls; everyone gave it their all on Saturday”.

The Mustangs next race is scheduled for 7:30 a.m., Oct. 5. at GT Bray Park.

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