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Laker girls shut out Hamilton



Lakeland completed an 8-2 run through the NECC softball loop Tuesday night in LaGrange with a 10-0 shutout of Hamilton.

The Lady Lakers finished second in the conference standings with their mark. Angola, which defeated Churubusco, 6-5 in nine innings Tuesday, wound up 9-1 to win the league’s regular-season title.

Ashlynn Grubb went 3-4 at the plate with a double and three RBI. She also tossed a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts, raising her season pitching record to 17-7.

Carolyn Hershberger contributed a double and a single to the Lakeland ledger. Jill Mingus collected three RBI and Lauren McKibben knocked in two runs. Lexie Myers and Holly Eaton each scored twice.

The Lady Lakers stand 17-9.