LRHS softball ranked tops in state as season begins

Cassidy McLellan – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS varsity softball team is currently ranked number one in Florida by Max Preps.

The Mustangs were ranked second in the nation last year and finished the season winning the 7A state championship in May.

Senior Sydney McCray said, “I am most excited for the season to start because of the feeling of competition that is felt during games and embracing the pressure of living up to previous legacies and prove why we are number one.”

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The girls had an intersquad “black versus green” game as their only preseason game.

Senior Kelsey Vogel added, “I am looking forward to winning a state championship again because it is my senior year and I want to go out with a bang!”

The team’s home opener will be against Inspiration Academy at 7 p.m., on Monday, Feb. 21 at the LRHS softball field.