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It was nearly a fairytale night for Lakeland’s Camron Bontrager.

Westview ran its NECC boys basketball record to 8-2 with a 62-40 victory over county rival Prairie Heights last Friday night in Emma.

Three wrestlers from LaGrange County earned trips to the 2017 IHSAA state finals tournament with their efforts at Saturday’s New Haven semi-state meet held in Fort Wayne.

Westview stayed in the NECC boys basketball title chase with a 69-40 drubbing of West Noble last Thursday in Ligonier.

Camron Bontrager poured in 26 points in leading Lakeland to a come-from-behind, 60-53 victory over NECC rival Churubusco last Thursday night in LaGrange.

Elkhart Central won the team championship at the annual Lakeland Invitational gymnastics meet this past Saturday.

The Lakeland girls basketball team gave heavily-favored West Noble a tussle in Tuesday’s opening round of the 3A sectional at Ligonier.

Westview tuned up for a fourth defense of its IHSAA 2A girls basketball sectional championship Saturday night in Butler by shading Eastside, 38-33.

Lakeland recorded its second NECC boys basketball victory of the season last Friday night by a 71-50 count over the host Garrett Railroaders.

Wawasee won a varsity gymnastics meet over Lakeland, 102.525-93.675 held last Thursday in Syracuse.

On a night when Lakeland inducted the first class into its Athletic Hall of Fame, the Laker basketball team capped it off by defeating the Wawasee Warriors, 35-32 Saturday in LaGrange.

Prairie Heights cruised to its third straight IHSAA wrestling sectional championship Saturday at Westview.

Lakeland defeated New Prairie (90.85-34.95) and lost to Elkhart Central (104.65-90.85) in varsity gymnastics Monday night in LaGrange.


Vinny Miranda and Caleb Lung each dropped in 18 points to lead 3A No. 1 NorthWood past Lakeland, 60-49 in varsity boys basketball Saturday night in LaGrange.

Westview seized control of first place in the NECC boys basketball standings with a 66-39 rout of Garrett Saturday night in Emma.

Cole Harp poured in 19 points in leading Lakeland to a 58-32 sparking of host Hamilton in NECC boys basketball play last Friday night.

A strong second-half surge lifted the Westview Warriors past ancient rival Fairfield, 55-41 in NECC boys basketball action last Friday night in Emma.

Led by individual champions Riley Rasler, Jed Levitz and Joey Blakeley, Prairie Heights won its third consecutive NECC wrestling tournament title Saturday afternoon at Fairfield.

Fort Wayne Concordia defeated Lakeland, 103.3875-93.2125 in varsity gymnastics this past Monday in LaGrange.

The most prolific scorer in the history of Lakeland High School football has decided to take his talents to one of the top NAIA programs in the country.

Lakeland gave defending champion Angola all it could handle before falling by a count of 38-35 in the semifinals of the 2017 NECC boys basketball tournament last Friday night in Ligonier.

When her team needed her the most in Wednesday’s NECC girls basketball tournament game at Prairie Heights, Beka Stroop delivered.