Lakeland scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 23-4 triumph over Hamilton in NECC softball Tuesday night in LaGrange.
Jill Mingus cracked a three-run homer to highlight the Lady Lakers’ opening salvo. Mingus finished with three hits and five RBI.
Madison Campbell collected three safeties and four RBI for the winners. Karissa Troyer, Kristen Wiese and Bailei Aldrich also had three hits.
Paige Gust, Aspen Bond and Mattea Holton all took turns in the pitcher’s circle for the Lady Lakers with Gust nabbing the triumph. They combined to allow three hits, walk four and strike out six.
The victory capped off a 7-3 NECC slate for Lakeland.