The Lakeland softball team won its first IHSAA sectional championship in 14 years last Thursday night in Benton with a 2-0 decision over Wawasee.
A three-run ninth inning propelled Lakeland past Fairfield, 3-0 and into the championship game of the Class 3A softball sectional being played in Benton.
DeKalb took both ends of a varsity softball doubleheader from Lakeland last Friday night in Waterloo.
Lakeland completed an 8-2 run through the NECC softball loop Tuesday night in LaGrange with a 10-0 shutout of Hamilton.
The Lakeland and Prairie Heights softball squads braved the cold and wind Tuesday afternoon in a hotly contested battle for their NECC opener.
Ashlynn Grubb fired a no-hitter with a school-record 19 strikeouts as Lakeland opened its 2012 softball campaign Monday evening with an 8-0 romp over visiting Wawasee.