Dakota Wernet– Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys varsity baseball have wrapped up another three-game week. 

The Mustangs played a home game against Sarasota High School on Monday night.  The game was a close battle, but Sarasota took home the win with a final score of 3-2.

Mustangs played the IMG Academy White Ascenders on Wednesday night. The game was close until the fifth inning when the Mustangs started a big hit rally.   

Ryan Kaitz said, “I had to get things started and was looking to do anything to get on base so we could get the chance to take the lead back.”

The final score of the game was 10-5 and LRHS took the win on their home field. 

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Senior pitcher Cole Dement made an appearance back on the field after being out with injury all season. 

Dement said, “I have felt great. Time off and consistent rehab helped me recover quicker than expected. It helped me realize how much I enjoy the sport.  It also helped me become a better teammate while sidelined with an injury.”

LRHS will play at 7 p.m. Friday at GT Bray Park against Manatee High school.