Lakewood Ranch's swim team finished fifth during Saturday's Tarpon Invitation in Punta Gorda - one year after they placed 11th.
The girls team totaled 228 points, tying for fifth. Danielle Valley took first in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:11.39) and second in the 200 freestyle (1:56.73) and 200 freestyle (1:56.73). She also swam a leg on the 200 medley relay (1:59.53), which placed second, and the 400 freestyle relay (3:51.34), which was third.
Ashley Reid joined Valley on both relay teams and was second in the 200 individual medley (2:11.86).
The boys were eighth with 126 points. They got their best finish from the 200 medley relay team of Ryan Stasiowski, Phil Czupryna, Jimmy Cascone and Matt Polk, which was sixth with a time of 1:52.73.
The Mustangs return to action 4 p.m. Wednesday at Englewood Lemon Bay.