LRHS cross country runners are enjoying a successful season

Jordyn Patterson – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls cross-country team competed at a meet this past weekend.

The team ran at the Bradenton Runners Club XC invitational held at GT Bray Park in Bradenton.

Girls cross-country coach Rae Ann Darling Reed said, “Individually, our top seven girls all placed in the top twenty and took home medals.”

LRHS sophomore Olivia Spiegel placed first in the race.

The girls continue to set new goals in preparation for upcoming meetings.

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Reed continued, “Overall, it was a great day for the Mustangs as we had several girls run their personal best times, several others ran a season, best, and the rest were very close to their personal bests.”

Freshman Skyler Quigley said, “The Bradenton runners’ invitational was a meet to remember. All our varsity girls came in the top 20, and we earned a team score of 29, putting the Lakewood Ranch girls in first place. Our boys team also performed well, with a strong second place overall finish.”  

The Manatee Tri-County Championship will be on Saturday, Oct. 15 at North Port High School.