A valiant comeback by the Lakeland girls basketball team came up just short Wednesday night in the 3A Wawasee sectional.
Lakeland fell to Tippecanoe Valley and Concord in its own girls basketball “four-way” tournament played this past Saturday afternoon in LaGrange.
Westview steamed to its seventh NECC girls basketball win in as many outings last Tuesday night in LaGrange by a 49-37 count over the host Lady Lakers of Lakeland.
Defending champion Lakeland and county rival Westview advanced to a semifinal showdown in the 2014 NECC boys soccer tournament with opening-round victories Wednesday night.
Lakeland finished second in the boys portion of the Caston Invitational cross country meet held this past Saturday.
Lakeland split a varsity baseball doubleheader with Fort Wayne Luers Saturday in LaGrange
Fairfield stayed perfect (4-0) in the NECC girls basketball standings with a 53-30 victory over Lakeland last Friday night in LaGrange.
An unlikely heroine lifted Lakeland past Prairie Heights in NECC girls basketball action last Friday night in LaGrange.
Elkhart Memorial edged visiting Lakeland, 2-1 in a varsity girls soccer thriller played last Thursday night.
Lakeland rallied in the second half to tie host Sturgis, 2-2 in varsity boys soccer this past Saturday.
To the Editor:
Like walks in baseball, missed free throws tend to come back and bite the basketball team that has them.
West Noble ran its varsity boys basketball record to 9-0 last Friday night in Ligonier with a 60-40 thumping of Lakeland.
Lakeland rallied from a 15-point deficit to defeat visiting Central Noble, 45-44 in overtime last Tuesday in NECC girls basketball play.
For a half, it looked as though Lakeland would net its first girls basketball win of the season Tuesday night against the visiting Lady Warriors of Wawasee.
Mark and Kelly Garretson
Central Noble and Lakewood Park each handed the Lakeland varsity volleyball team a defeat this past week.
DeKalb County foes Garrett and Eastside each forged varsity volleyball victories over Lakeland earlier this week.
Skyler Carpenter of Westview has been selected as one of the top 100 senior girls basketball players in Indiana by Hoosier Basketball Magazine.