A valiant comeback by the Lakeland girls basketball team came up just short Wednesday night in the 3A Wawasee sectional.
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.
Westview spotted county rival Lakeland an early, 1-0 lead then reeled off six unanswered goals to claim a 6-1 victory over the Lakers this past Saturday night in Emma.
Lakeland split a varsity baseball doubleheader with Fort Wayne Luers Saturday in LaGrange
Ashtin Kaminer poured in 19 points in sparking Lakeland to a 53-49 overtime triumph at Central Noble Tuesday night.
An unlikely heroine lifted Lakeland past Prairie Heights in NECC girls basketball action last Friday night in LaGrange.
To the Editor:
County rivals Lakeland and Westview will battle this Saturday afternoon (3 p.m.) in Emma for a boys soccer sectional championship.
Lakeland got back to the .500 mark in boys soccer Saturday morning with a 4-2 victory over host Prairie Heights at Hubert Cline Field.
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.
Austin Keckler belted a home run as Lakeland powered past Eastside, 7-2 in NECC baseball play Tuesday night in Butler.
Lakeland rallied to defeat Hamilton, 43-35 in NECC girls basketball action Saturday evening in Hamilton.
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.