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Lakewood Ranch football handles Seminole in season opener

The Mustangs won 38-16 at home
by: Ryan Kohn Sports Reporter

Lakewood Ranch High started its football season on the right note.

The Mustangs defeated Seminole High 38-16 on Friday night. 

The Mustangs were the only East County team to play Friday night. Braden River High was off and The Out-of-Door Academy played Thursday night, losing 25-0 to Southwest Florida Christian.

The Mustangs (1-0) will next hit the road to play Cardinal Mooney High (1-0) on Sept. 3. The Cougars defeated Booker High 36-0 on Thursday. Braden River High (0-0) will kick off its season Sept. 3 at Riverview High (0-1), which lost 36-6 to (Sanford) Seminole High on Friday. ODA (0-1) will next host Jordan Christian Prep (0-0) on Sept. 10. 

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I’m the sports reporter for Sarasota and East County and a Missouri School of Journalism graduate. I was born and raised in Olney, MD. My biggest inspirations are Wright Thompson and Alex Ovechkin. My strongest belief is that mint chip ice cream is unbeatable.

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