Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Tuesday night, the LRHS varsity volleyball team defeated the Gulf Coast High School Sharks, 3-2, to win the district semi-finals.
It was a back and forth battle all night with the Sharks winning the second and fourth set, but the Mustangs’ didn’t give up and battled winning the first, third and fifth set.
Mustang junior Julia Kuehn says, “I’m so proud of what we did and how the team played. Even when we were down, we stayed positive and that helped us in the end win.”
Senior Anna Shelby Dees lead the team with 20 points along with senior Sam van der Sommen pitching in with 15.
The Mustangs will face the Riverview Rams, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Riverview to battle for the district champion title.