Ryan Hanson – Mustangs Ahead

The LRHS track.

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys and girls track and field teams will host an informational meeting for Mustangs interested in joining at 2:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 10 in the cafeteria.

LRHS English teacher Kristin Wikstrom became the girls track coach last year after coaching the girls cross-country team for years.

During her first year as the track and field coach Wikstrom and the team had a great deal of success.

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The girls track and field team placed first in the 4A-2 regional championship last year and fifth in the FHSAA 4A state track and field championships. They also had a Mustangs place first in shot put.

Prior to recent success, the girls track team has won 13 district championships, five regional championships, and one state championship in 2016.

This year Wikstrom will be joined by her dad, Bill Zarrella, who takes over the boys track program. Zarrella also coaches the boys cross country team.

For any additional questions about the meeting, contact Wikstrom WikstromK@manateeschools.net