Mustangs start run at 2020 track season

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Anna Stock – Mustangs Ahead

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Sophomore Aurora Melzar (center) and senior Mason Ingallinera (right) lead the Mustang track effort.

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Saturday the LRHS track team traveled to Lakeland to compete in the George Jenkins Invitational, the first track meet of the 2020 season.

The meet included a total of 19 events and more than 20 teams competing. The LRHS boys team placed eleventh, while the girls team placed second overall.

“I think this was a really great start to the season,” said senior Mason Ingallinera. “Most of the team was happy with their rust buster results.”

Some of our top athletes as well as their overall rankings include:

  • 4×400: Madeline McNinch, Maya Bridgeford, Lauren Rinehart, and Gracyn McNinch (3)
  • Girls 3200: Aurora Melzar (4) Mason Ingallinera (5)
  • Girls 800: Jessica Neal (5) Lauren Rinehart (6)
  • Girls 400: Camilla Sablan (8)
  • Girls 300: Madeline McNinch (4
  • Girls 200: Madeline McNinch (3)
  • Girls 1600: Aurora Melzar (5) Emma Paliotta (7)
  • Boys Javelin: Parker Venuto (3)
  • Girls Discus: Riley Simmons (2)
  • Boys Discus: Luke Toole (9)
  • Girls Shot Put: Riley Simmons (6)
  • Girls Triple Jump: Samantha Van Der Sommen (9)
  • Long Jump Madeline McNinch: (4) Dee Dee Tuckerman (5)
  • Girls Pole Vault: Brooke Gore (7) Carson Manning (8) Lilly Lynch (9)
  • Boys Pole Vault: Newman Eli (2)
  • Girls High Jump: Samantha Van Der Sommen (1) Fallon Gehrke (8)
  • Boys High Jump: Travis Patten (6)

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