Mustang wrestlers advance strong into districts

Andrew Deppen – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -The LRHS wrestling team went undefeated in their dual meet on Friday, Feb. 11 and placed second in the Manatee County Championships on Saturday, Feb 12.

On Saturday, the team placed second overall and crowed four champions sophomore Gavin Pozzie, sophomore Wyatt Loynd, senior Marcus Cincotta, and senior Ranson Coons.

On Friday, the team beat Palmetto with a score of 59-24.

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Loynd also was named, “Most Outstanding Lower Weight Wrestler.”

Mustangs head coach Pat Ancil stated, “Loynd was 4-0 on the day, pinning all four opponents including the fifth ranked wrestler in the state from Bayshore.”

The team’s next meet will be districts on Friday, Feb. 18.