Sydney Oostendorp- Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS girls weightlifting team has begun their 2022-2023 season. Their first official practice was Monday.

This season will be filled with many competitions against other schools beginning Thursday, Nov. 3.

Last year was very successful for the weightlifting team.

There were eight qualifying girls who made it to regionals last year and one who made it to states. These girls are returning to the team for another year.

Weightlifting coach Elijah Weaver hopes to see the same for this upcoming season.

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Weaver said, “Last year the team did really well despite the size of our team.

“Weightlifting specifically is a sport that strengthens the mind, body, and soul,” Weaver added.

Weaver coaches many other sports at this school and finds weightlifting to be very unique from the others.