Varsity Mustangs look back on winning season

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustang football wrapped up their season last Friday, Nov. 13. They were defeated at home in a playoff game against Manatee. Overall, the team finished with a record of 5-4, down one game from last year’s 6-3. “I felt the season was somewhat of a success,…

Three Mustang athletes to colleges

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Three Mustangs seniors took the next step in their academic and athletic careers Thursday. John Shroeder, Jillian Herbst, and Sofia Jamieson signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI), to continue their careers at their respected colleges. Shroeder will be attending Florida Atlantic University to play baseball….

Two Mustangs finish top 10 in state

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS swim team wrapped up the 2020-2021 season on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the FHSSA state championship swim meet. Only two Mustangs competed at the meet, juniors Frank Runge and Dimiter Zafirov. Runge finished tenth in the 500-yard freestyle and Zafirov finished fifth in the 100-yard butterfly…

Mustang girls finish third in cross country states

Olivia Ellis –Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The Lady Mustangs cross country team raced to third place in Tallahassee in last weekend’s Class 4A State Championships. Sydney Granack, senior, Maeve Ingham, freshman, Hailey Marston, junior, Tamlyn Leatt, sophomore, Gracie Marston, junior, Ariana Majano, junior, and Aurora Melzer, junior, competed in the championships on Saturday, Nov….

Mustangs end football season 5-4

Ryan Hanson- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS’s Mustangs suffered a tough 51-14 loss against the Manatee Hurricanes on Friday. The Hurricanes opened the game with a touchdown and then scored a kick return giving them a lead early on in the game. The Mustangs touchdowns came off two passes, the first in the…

Soccer season starts

Cassidy McLellan – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS soccer has started both their boys and girls seasons. Economics teacher and boys varsity soccer coach Vito Bavaro explained, “COVID-19 has affected the soccer team as we now check each player’s temperature and wipe down the balls every day. This year we have definitely been…

Mustang girls 8th in state golf

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Girls Golf placed eighth in last weekend’s state championships played at Mission Inn Resort, in North Central Florida. Four girls placed for the Mustangs, sophomores Ashleigh Angelo (74), Lauren Hosier (86), Jessica Kobetitsch (87), and Mia Edgar (89). Par is 72.  Hosier said, “I loved…

Mustangs look to rebound after gridiron loss

Ryan Hanson- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS’s varsity football team lost a tough game against the Sarasota Sailors, 21-17, on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. In the first half, both offenses struggled. Three interceptions were thrown, and a kickoff was mishandled by the Mustangs. This led the Sailors to recover on the Mustangs’ eight-yard line…

Lady Mustangs finish second in cross country districts

Margarita Lopez-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Halloween weekend, the LRHS Mustangs excelled at the FHSAA 4A District 13 cross country championships. The girls finished in second place, with their top runner, Grace Marston, finishing first with a time of 19:02.41. Second went to Aurora Melzer with a time of 19:08.57. Stay updated on important LRHS…

Homecoming wraps up on football field

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS varsity football team will play Sarasota High School (SHS) tonight at home for the Homecoming game. Homecoming court voting also took place earlier this week on Monday and Tuesday through Schoology. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following…

Volleyball Mustangs reflect on 2020

 Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Following the LRHS varsity volleyball team’s last game loss against Gulf Coast, the team’s season came to a close with a record of 9-6. Players and coaches took time to reflect on the season. Senior Reygan Stubler said, “I thought our season was better than what…

Swimmers headed to regionals

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustangs swim team competed in their district swim meet this past Friday, Oct. 23. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams placed fourth out of the eight teams that competed this year. Head coach Steve Lubrino said, “I thought it went especially well with considering how COVID-19…