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Recruit Spotlight: MLB Lance Romero, Mangham High School, Class of 2014

January 9, 2014

Lance Romero-Property of LAFM
Lance Romero-Property of LAFM

By Reid Althage

LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Lance Romero, and I am a MLB for Mangham High School


LAFM: Current weight and height?

5-11, 200 lbs

LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

ACT 17 GPA 3.2

LAFM: Max bench, max clean?

My max bench is 325, and max clean is 285.

LAFM: How did the season go for you and the team?

The season went great. We played in the State Championship and just came up a little short in the end.



LAFM: What was your favorite game this season?

It was probably when we beat OCS (Ouachita Christian School) in week 7 or 8. We were an underdog and no one gave us a chance. We went out their, played hard, and we beat them.

LAFM: Who is your favorite football player of all time?

Jimmy Graham- He plays with so much emotion, and then has the ability to back it up.

LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

I started playing around 3rd Grade. It was a pee wee league here in Mangham.

LAFM: Do you have any family members or friends that have had a big influence on you as you play football?

My brother was a QB at Mangham. He started from his sophomore year through his senior year. He has always motivated me and has been an inspiration.

LAFM: If football does not work out for you, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major in college? Why?

I am going into Construction Management. I really like to build.

LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you? Or are you thinking about walking on anywhere?

No, I will not be playing football past high school. I have had knee problems throughout my high school career and am actually going into surgery tomorrow.


LAFM: What made the team special this year?

We were more of a team this year. We played really well together and did not depend on individuals for success.


LAFM: What makes Mangham a great town?

I love our community. They always travel with us to our away games. At our home games, we have big tailgate parties. They are just awesome.

About Reid Althage

Reid is from Harvey, LA and went to Brother Martin High School. He played men's NAIA soccer at LSU Shreveport for his first 2 years college. His junior year, Reid transferred to Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with a Sports Administration Degree. He started with LAFM as an Intern in April 2013 and was hired in October. Reid loves anything to do with sports (Saints, Pelicans, and Liverpool FC Fan), the outdoors, and family/friends.