A seven-run first inning catapulted Lakeland to a 10-4 varsity baseball victory over visiting Whitko last Friday.
Morgan Moore and Luke Miller each ripped a double and a single for the Lakers. Nick Byler socked a triple, Dustin Cunningham a double and Jalen Priestley a double.
Alex Pearson started on the mound for Lakeland and got the pitching win, striking out seven in five frames. Austin Keckler finished up for the Lakers, allowing no hits and fanning three