Mustangs softball honors seniors

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Thursday the LRHS varsity softball team celebrated senior night. The girls beat Manatee High School at home 12-2. The team had three seniors Jillian Herbst, Callie Bua, and Faith Ross. The seniors walked down the field with their families by their sides. All three girls wrote speeches…

Baseball finishes regular season

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys varsity baseball team concluded the regular season this week with one win and one loss. The Mustangs played at Sarasota High School on Tuesday and lost on a walk-off hit. They then turned around and traveled to IMG Academy to play IMG Black on…

Mustang heads to weightlifting states

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS wrestler junior Marcus Cincotta will be moving on to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state championship. Cincotta stated, “I am very excited and happy that all of my hard work has paid off and I am getting to show just how good I…

Mustangs bid farewell to successful seniors

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl) – The LRHS flag football team concluded their season with a 25-7 loss to Palmetto in their district playoff game. Junior linebacker Paige Willemsen said, “It was a really emotional game, and it was sad to say goodbye to the seniors, but overall, it was an incredible…

Mustang girls win track district

Jennifer Schillinger – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS girls track and field Mustangs won first place in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 4A-District 8 track meet Saturday. The Mustangs comfortably beat Venice High School, 163.5 to 122. LRHS English teacher and head track and field coach Kristin Wikstrom said, “I…

Mustangs win against tough baseball opponents

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team had another successful week, going 2-1 against tough competition in some very close games. This week featured two home games and one away game that took place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tuesday night the Mustangs faced off against IMG Silver High School…

Mustangs continue softball success

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity softball team played two games this week, outscoring their opponents 17-3. On Tuesday, April 13, the girls played Sarasota High School at Sarasota and won 11-2. Sophomore Olivia Laney and Junior Ella Coiner played well throughout the game.  Laney pitched five innings with seven strikeouts…

Mustang flag football player earns award

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS flag football player senior Shivanie Ghansiam has been selected as a winner of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s 2021 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship award. Ghansiam will receive a $2,000 award for her accomplishments. She will be recognized on Monday, April 13 at the School Board meeting. Stay…

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…