Mustang boys exit playoffs in regional quarters

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead

free basketball pix(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Mustangs boys basketball team lost in the regional quarter finals on Feb.19. The Mustangs have played in every regional tournament for the last five years.

Wharton High School beat the Mustangs 54-31.

Junior Blake Wood said, “Although we dealt with a lot of adversity throughout the season, we fought hard to the end and I am proud of my teammates.”

The Mustangs came into this season with huge expectations.  The team has been to the state final four two times in the last four years.

This year, however, injuries and losses of star players hindered their ability to fulfil those expectations.

This Mustangs finished the season 18-8.

Senior Luke Lecroy said, “It was a great season and probably one of the funniest teams I have played with.”

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