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.
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Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.