The Lakewood Ranch High football team remained undefeated in Class 6A-12 with a 20-3 victory over Dixie Hollins Oct. 19.
The Mustangs took a 7-0 lead on a 20-yard touchdown run by Chris Pearcey with five minutes to play in the first quarter.
Lakewood extended its lead on Ty McLeod’s 60-yard kickoff return for a touchdown with 38 seconds to play in the first quarter.
Holding on to a 14-3 lead at halftime, the Mustangs found the end zone on a 12-yard run by Wyatt McLeod with 3:30 remaining in the third quarter.
KJ Brown intercepted the ball in the end zone with 5:50 left in the fourth quarter to preserve the victory for the Mustangs. Wanley Desir had two interceptions and Brandon Luckett also picked off a Rebels pass.
Lakewood returns to district action Oct. 26 versus Largo in its Homecoming game. Both the Mustangs and Packers remain undefeated in district play.