Mustangs drop beach volleyball playoff

Alexandra Devine – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls beach volleyball team dropped a playoff matchup at the Upper Manatee River (UMR) Sports Facility against the Cardinal Mooney Cougars on Monday.

The game was a part of the 2022 Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) State Beach Volleyball Tournament 1A.

The team lost the play-in matchup by a score of 3-2.

The Mustangs won the first ever beach volleyball district championship and freshman Eliza Lander said, “It was an amazing season, everyone played really well and improved all season long.”

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The girls won in pairs one and two with scores of 2-0 and 2-1, respectively. Pairs three, four, and five were won by Cardinal Mooney all by a score of 2-0.

The team ended the playoffs this year with a 2-1 record.