Lacrosse tryouts scheduled

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With Mustang girls and boys lacrosse tryouts next week, new and returning players prepare for an intense season. Boy’s lacrosse tryouts will be held from 3:30 – 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25 at the practice fields behind the school (located next to the bus loop and agriculture…

Girls basketball off to fast start

Zach Fenimore – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS girls’ varsity basketball team is off to a great 2020-21 with a 13-2 record. With a Max Preps rank of 42nd in the state and 10th in division 7A, the Lady Mustangs seem a force to be reckoned with. Some notable wins include a 47-45…

Boys basketball resume season

Zach Fenimore – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)-The LRHS Boys Varsity Basketball team has not seen action since being quarantined on Thursday, Dec. 22. Despite this, the team faced the North Port Bobcats on Saturday, Jan. 16 and won with a victory of 58-41. Sophomore Ian Rodriguez scored ten points and scored three assists. Junior…

Girls soccer to recognize seniors

Margarita Lopez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Friday, Jan. 22, LRHS girls soccer team will host senior night. The event starts at 6 p.m. and takes place on the soccer field. Seniors include Lauren Beck, Madison Smith, Fallon Gehrke, Sofia Jamieson, Jordan Golden and team manager Ella Grogan. Stay updated on important LRHS…

LRHS tennis tryouts start

Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Tennis will start their spring season with tryouts this week at the Lakewood Ranch tennis courts. Official practice will follow soon after the first match on Tuesday, Feb 16. All required paperwork is available on the FHSAA website or the LRHS athletics hompage and must…

Softball tryouts scheduled

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS softball tryouts are scheduled for 3 p.m., Jan. 19 – 21 at the Lakewood Ranch softball field. Any girls interested in playing for the varsity or junior varsity (JV) softball teams should come to tryouts to showcase their skills. Participants must have all compliance, insurance, and…

Wikstrom new LRHS track coach

Margarita Lopez- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RACH, FL)- The Ranch has a new track coach, language arts teacher Kristin Wikstrom.  Wikstrom already serves as the school’s cross-country coach. Wikstrom said, “As head track & field coach, it is my job to continue the success of the LRHS track and field program. Having been a part of…

Lacrosse organizing for 2021

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As Mustangs adjust to going back to school full-time, spring sports such as lacrosse are preparing for their upcoming seasons. Social studies teacher and lacrosse coach Samantha Stoltz has set up a meeting for girls interested in playing lacrosse. Those who plan to try out for the team must…

LRHS wrestlers continue success

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl.) – The LRHS wrestling Mustangs have placed in the top three for every tournament they have competed in this year. Most recently they competed in The Bradenton Battle Team Duals at Bradenton Christian School. The results from the duals were – LRHS – 76, Booker HS –…

Mustangs ranked among state’s best in girls basketball

Mustangs Ahead- Jenelle Bayor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS girls varsity basketball is currently ranked sixth in Florida and 40th in the nation according to MaxPreps. Junior Kaylee Kehler said, “I would say that our season is going great. We are playing as a team, improving every game, and having fun on the court.” The…

Boys golf tops state in GPA

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys golf team placed first in the Fall 2020 Academic Team Championship for having the highest cumulative golf team Grade Point Average (GPA) in the state of Florida. LRHS golf coach Dave Frantz expressed, “We are very appreciative for the honor as the boys…

Girls start basketball season with OT win

Mackenzie Sisson – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls basketball season is underway. Thursday night the varsity team beat Palmetto 55-46 in a non-district overtime game. Junior Kaylee Kehler described some of last night’s highlights and how they led to victory. “Taylor Young, a senior, made a buzzer beater shot to win…