Mustangs continue softball success

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead

The LRHS Mustangs continue winning

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity softball team played two games this week, outscoring their opponents 17-3.

On Tuesday, April 13, the girls played Sarasota High School at Sarasota and won 11-2.

Sophomore Olivia Laney and Junior Ella Coiner played well throughout the game.

 Laney pitched five innings with seven strikeouts and Coiner pitched two innings with 2 strikeouts.

Senior Jillian Herbst went two for three with two RBIs.

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Herbst said, “I am excited for post season so we can work towards completing our goal of competing for and winning a state title.”

On Thursday, April 15, the girls played at home and beat Parish High School 6-1.

Laney pitched a complete game, only allowing three hits, striking out 8, and giving up 0 earned runs.

Junior Taylor Shephard went three for three with a homerun, a double and an RBI.

“For the next games in the season, I want to do everything I possibly can to help my team win,” said Shephard.

The girls next game is 7 p.m. on Monday, April 26, at home vs. McKeel Academy.