Baseball looks to build on success

Zach Fenimore-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team has a record of 7-5 and looks to start their second half of the season, coming out strong after spring break. After an 8-1 win against Sarasota Riverview High School, the Mustangs want to continue that momentum. Senior pitcher and outfielder Tyson Meyer…

Baseball bounces back against Riverview

Zach Fenimore – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team had a successful week, going 2-1 improving their record to 7-5. The Mustangs faced off against Palmetto in an away game Monday night that saw the Mustangs take a commanding lead early to seal the 9-3 victory. It was not a…

Lacrosse ends week with mixed results

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Another week passes as the LRHS lacrosse teams wrap up a hard couple of games and prepare to play their last games before spring break. Last Friday, the girls varsity team traveled to Durant High School, and came home with an 18-4 victory. This past Wednesday, the…

LRHS coach recognized as one of nation’s best

Jennifer Schillinger – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS flag football coach Elijah Weaver won a National Double-Goal Coach Award from the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). He is one of only 25 national winners and one of three in the Tampa Bay area. Weaver knew he received a regional award but did not know…

Lacrosse Mustangs prepare for Spring

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As spring break approaches the LRHS lacrosse teams are working hard. This past week, the boys varsity, girls varsity, and girls junior varsity teams battled on their home turf against Saint Stephen’s Episcopal, Cypress Creek, and Out-of-Door Academy (ODA) high schools. The boys team beat Saint Stephen’s Episcopal…

Baseball Mustangs look to bounce back from tough week

Zach Fenimore-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team has a record of 5-4 after losing to Inspiration Academy High School, Riverview Sarasota High School, and beating Manatee High School. Mustangs play three back-to-back games before spring break. They start the week by facing off against Palmetto in an away game at…

Mustangs ranked #1 in US softball

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS varsity softball is ranked number one in the nation according to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). NFCA said, “Lakewood Ranch, which has one loss in the last three seasons, and is undefeated through its first seven games this year, opens No. 1 in the USA…

Two Mustangs vie for state wrestling crowns

Steven Brown – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Two Mustangs wrestlers have qualified for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state finals on Friday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6 at Oceola Heritage Park.  Senior Travis Ferrence and junior Ranson Coons competed in the regional finals on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Osceola High School.  Ferrence placed fourth after defeating a Lehigh High School wrestler and Coons placed third after wrestling a Leto High School wrestler.  Stay updated…

Mustangs ranked #1 in state softball

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity softball team is ranked number one in the state of Florida and number two in the nation according to Max Preps. For the season so far, the Mustangs have gone 6-0, outscoring their opponents 62-5. Senior Jillian Herbst said, “This season is my last chance…

Mustang lacrosse end week with victories

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As the LRHS lacrosse teams finish their second week of games, the boys varsity, girls varsity, and girls junior varsity (JV) lacrosse teams each ended the week with victories. The boys varsity team took home a win against Sarasota Military Academy this past Tuesday 20-1, bringing their record…

Six Mustangs advance to wrestling regionals

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl) – Six Mustang wrestlers placed in the top four in their weight classes at the Sarasota Riverview Class3A District 8 tournament on Friday, Feb. 19. They are now guaranteed a spot in Regions next Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 at Osceola High School in Orlando….

Baseball hangs tough against national champs

Zach Fenimore-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- After playing only seven games last season the LRHS varsity baseball team is looking to have a successful season. After a 4-0 Win against Manatee High School the Mustangs faced off in an away game against the National Champions IMG Academy Tuesday afternoon. Stay updated on important LRHS news…