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LRHS sophomore Madi Vassallo

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Thursday, Jan. 20, the LRHS girls weightlifting team participated in their district tournament and one Mustang brought home a district title.

Of the nine girls participating at the district tournament, two placed and received district medals –

  • Madi Vassallo first place snatch lift and first place overall
  • Ava Horne – third place snatch lift

Nine Mustangs qualified for the regional meet –

  • Ava Horne
    • Olivia Heim
    • Madi Vassallo
    • Alex Layrisse
    • Alexa Grisalez
    • Campbell Kriso
    • Juliana Resseguie-Araujo
    • Noelle Jones
    • Vanessa Sellmer

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Mustang head girls weightlifting coach Elijah Weaver said, “I believe the key to Madi’s and Ava’s success was that they allowed themselves to be coached and took heed from the instruction from their coaches. The entire team is made up of great student-athletes who make my job so easy.”

Those who qualified will participate in the regional meet scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 29.