The Lake Ridge boys won the Class 5A area meet, while the Lake Ridge girls were second at Carter High Schools’ Jesse Owens Memorial Complex. On the 6A side, Mansfield finished as runner-up in the boys division as they competed at Coppell.
The Legacy Broncos are playing their best baseball of the season at the right time. After winning three games in three days last week ran the team’s win streak to six, Legacy has just one scheduled game remaining before moving on to the postseason. That one game, Tuesday versus Lake Ridge, still has significant implications.
The softball teams for Mansfield and Legacy won district and will be joined by Timberview in the bi-district round of the playoffs this week. Meanwhile, Lake Ridge just misses out after an inconsistent season.
The Mansfield school district was well represented at the district track and field meet last week, with two top-three finishes on both the boys and girls sides, as well as qualifying numerous athletes for this week’s area meet.
To say the Lake Ridge baseball team was starting from scratch this season would be overstating it, but it also wouldn’t be that far removed from the truth. Without any returning starters and only a pair of varsity lettermen, the Eagles were definitely green.