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LRHS senior Grace Marston led the Mustangs to states

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls cross country team placed third at the state championships on Saturday, Nov. 13.

This is the second year in a row the team has placed in the top three.

Senior Grace Marston led the Mustangs by finishing as the 12th  fastest individual in the state.

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Head coach Kristin Wikstrom said, “The girls showed how much heart they truly have, and I’m really excited that they ran as a team and achieved this goal.”

During the last mile the team was able to push and move from fifth to third place.

Marston said, “We had some big goals as a team and ended up placing third which was pretty exciting. I had a great time with the girls, and I am really going to miss them a lot.”