Dakota Wernet– Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS varsity Baseball team has started their 2023 season.
LRHS Varsity baseball team is coached by Colton Chupp. Chupp has been at LRHS since 2018.
Chupp coached Junior varsity (JV) for two years and has begun his second season with varsity. Last year the Mustangs were 10-16.
The team had a three-day tryout to show their talent and dedication on the field.
Players were announced the following day –
- Cole Dement (12)
- Francisco Espinoza (12)
- Tyler Howald (12)
- Anthony Izzo (12)
- Holden Pollock (12)
- Logan Rosenberg (12)
- Clayton Dees (11)
- Wesley Geiger (11)
- Ryan Kaitz (11)
- Brady Lowe (11)
- Jack Muller (11)
- Lochlan Radloff (11)
- Andrew Schroeder (11)
- Alex Vaillancourt (11)
- Hayden Antonelli (10)
- James Butler (10)
- Luis Flores (10)
- Mason McQuarrie (10)
- Carter Sprague (9)
The team will have their first game of the season away at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at East Lake High School.
Chupp said, “Two thing we expect from our players is showing up on time and giving 100% on the field and in the classroom.”
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Athletes will practice every weekday after school as well as Saturday mornings.
Senior athlete Holden Pollock said, “I am hopeful that we will have a great season with all the talent on our team.”