Dewan Asmi & Craig Knapp – Special to Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS esports team kicked off their new season this week.

Now in their second year as a program, the team has grown from six to 13 members.

Head coach and student services receptionist Kari Keech-Babcock said, “The program actually met my expectations, but I wanted to see growth.”

Keech-Babcock feels that with the new growth and larger group of members, this team has a lot in store for them.

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Esports member junior Ethan Kranert emphasized to new members that training is vital.

Kranert won first place in Ultimate Super Smash Brothers on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Kranert said, “There is one other person I compete with but overall my best moment was when I won all three matches.”

Ultimately, both LRHS Rocket League teams lost 0-3 but Mustangs in the program are excited to see what this season leads to.