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Rachel Monroe – Mustangs Ahead

softball sign 2020(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustangs varsity softball team started their season with a 4-0 victory over Charlotte High School.

Leading up to their game, MaxPreps ranked the Mustangs’ first in the state. On Feb. 18, MaxPreps released their Preseason Top 25 softball teams in the country with Lakewood Ranch ranked at number one.

Senior Captain and short stop Kali Reis is excited about the teams potential. “We are just getting started. Now that we got the first game out of the way, there are no more jitters and it’s time to focus on the next one.”

Highlights in the Charlotee game included –

  • McKenzie Clark (Sr.)- One for three, with a homerun
  • Avery Goelz (Sr.)- Two for three
  • Kali Reis (Sr.)- One for three, double
  • Emma Anthony (Sr.)- One for two, with a homerun
  • Payton Kinney (Sr.) was in the circle for the mustangs. She pitched all seven innings, striking out 16, allowing three hits, no runs, and no walks.

The Mustangs play their first away game of the season at Canterbury High School at 7 p.m.

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