MANATEE - The Lakewood Ranch Mustangs stormed into The River and sunk the Pirates 69-33. Head coach of the Mustangs saw his team suffocate Braden River, utilizing a 1-3-1 zone. Lakewood held Braden River to five points in the second quarter and four points in the fourth. 

Senior Keon Buckley was unconscious, pouring in 30 points to lead the Mustangs. This is first of three straight district games for Lakewood Ranch, as they get set to host Manatee on Tuesday.