Boys open basketball playoffs with win

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Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustang’s boys basketball opened the 2021 playoffs with a win at home against North Port Tuesday night.

LRHS came out on top in a close one, 45-42. This brings the team’s record to 11-7 on the season.

Junior wing Andres Junge led the team in scoring with 17 points.

“We did what we needed to do to win the game… it came down to a crucial stop at the end and we got the job done,” Junge said.

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Playoff success is familiar territiroy to head Coach Jeremy Schiller.  In 10 years the team’s success includes four district titles, two regional titles, and a state runner-up finish.

The Mustangs have a district semi-final matchup at Durant tonight.

Senior Guard Zach Fenimore, “knowing every game could be my last, I play till my legs fall off… I know tonight will be a challenge, but I am confident in the team’s ability to come out with a win.”