Mustang girls run to first in Palmetto

Gabriela Traver- Mustangs Ahead

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(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Saturday, Sept. 19, Lakewood Ranch High School’s cross country team won the Palmetto Invitational.

The girls team finished first out of 18 teams with a score of 26 points. Junior Grace Marston finished first place overall with a time of 19:31. Right behind her was junior Aurora Melzer in second place with a time of 19:36.

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The boys team finished in thirteenth place out of 25 teams with a score of 365. Senior Gavin Laielli placed twenty-second with a time of 18:41.

Sophomore Ella Fetchko said, “I think the meet went pretty well. I was happy with my time and it was cool to have all the motivation from the other girls.”