Mustang boys celebrate basketball senior night tonight

Jared Baker and Lucas Viera -Mustangs Ahead 

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday the LRHS boys varsity basketball team will face off against the Manatee Hurricanes for the Mustangs senior night.

The Stampede will host a tailgate at 6 p.m. in the grass area outside the gymnasium.

Stampede adviser and LRHS business teacher Joseph Cuervo said, “The tailgate is to celebrate the senior night and to bring more school spirit to the school sporting events.”

Entry to the tailgate and the game will be free for all stampede members.                            

The seniors will walk at 7 p.m. and the game will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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Senior Matthew Feldman said, “I am excited. I have worked hard for four years to enjoy this moment and that’s what I plan on doing.”

On Monday, Jan. 10 the Mustangs endured a tough loss to the Durant Cougars 104-85.

The team had a high scoring performance and displayed many moments of athleticism, but the Cougars shot well from beyond the arc and shot over 60% from the field.

The Mustangs are now 10-4 in the season.