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East County Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 8 months ago

Sarasota football zips past Lakewood Ranch

The Mustangs have lost three games in a row
by: Ryan Kohn Sports Editor

After losing two games in a row, the Sarasota High football team (5-3) got back on track with a 55-14 home win over Lakewood Ranch High (2-6). 

After missing the Sailors' last game, senior quarterback Lance Trippel returned and threw five touchdowns, two to senior TJ McKay. The Sailors defense forced three Mustangs turnovers. 

Both Mustangs touchdowns came from junior running back Kevin Everhart.

The second half of the game was played with a running clock. 

Sarasota will hit the road to play Gulf Coast High (3-5) next week while Lakewood Ranch will host St. Petersburg Catholic (4-4).  

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

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