Lacrosse season ends for boys, girls

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Both the LRHS girls and boys varsity lacrosse teams wrapped up their seasons on Tuesday, April 13. During their district semi-finals game, the girls team lost 19-3 against Riverview High School. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1,…

Girls win county track title, district upcoming

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – District track and field championships are scheduled for Saturday, April 17 at LRHS. Last weekend, the girls track and field team won first place in the Manatee County Championship and the boys track and field team won second. Head Mustang track and field coach Kristin Wikstrom…

Girls win first district playoff game

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Monday, April 12 the girls lacrosse team had their first district playoff match ever, defeating Bloomingdale High School 20-4. The boys varsity lacrosse team also had their first district playoff game of the season on Monday, April 12 beating Sickles High School 14-2. Stay updated on…

Flag football headed for districts

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – After a tough week for the LRHS girls flag football team, they bounced back with a 37-0 victory over Manatee High School. “The game showed many bright spots for the young future stars of this team,” said LRHS head coach Elijah Weaver. The Mustangs are now…

Lacrosse seasons near the end

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – It’s a bittersweet week for the LRHS lacrosse players as their seasons end. The boys varsity team fought hard on Thursday night at an away game against Pinellas Lakewood, coming back in the last couple of minutes to win 11-10. The boys varsity team has a current…

Mustangs take two of three from Pirates

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team faced the Braden River Pirates in a rivalry series this week that took place on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Mustangs played all three games very close to the Pirates. Both teams combined for only 10 runs over the three-game series as…

Baseball takes winning record into rivalry week

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys’ varsity baseball team has a record of 9-8 following a three-game week. The three games were on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday against Manatee High School, IMG High School Silver team and Booker High School. The Mustangs beat Manatee 3-0, lost to IMG 6-5 and beat…

Mustangs win four in four days

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Last week, the LRHS varsity softball team had a busy schedule, playing four games in four days. The first game was Monday at Venice High School and the Mustangs took an 11-3 win. Sophomore Olivia Ryan made an outstanding play in the outfield, diving in foul territory,…

Lacrosse ready to resume play

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As Mustangs filter back into school after an increase in quarantines last week, the boys varsity and girls junior varsity lacrosse teams get ready to return to the field. It has been a week since the boys varsity and girls junior varsity lacrosse teams have been quarantined,…

Baseball preps for rivalry games

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys varsity baseball team opened the second half of their season last week with two tough losses. The Mustangs lost a close game to Palmetto High School 5-3 Thursday night followed up by a 10-0 loss to Venice High School. The Mustangs now stand at…

Flag football enjoys successful start

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl) – The LRHS flag football is off to a successful season. The varsity team currently maintains a 5-0 average and the junior varsity (JV) team has 1-2-1. Varsity has only given up 14 points in all five games played. “I am very confident in the team and…

Lacrosse copes with quarantine

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As Mustangs return from spring break, the LRHS lacrosse teams finish a hard week. Over the course of the past week, both the boys varsity and girls junior varsity (JV) teams have been quarantined due to sick players and exposure. The earliest the teams can conduct practices…