A quartet of freshmen sparked Wawasee to an 8-0 victory over Lakeland in the championship game of the 3A Fairfield softball sectional last Thursday.
On June 16, Lakeland High School announced post-season softball honors for Ashlynn Grubb, Jill Mingus, and Lakeland Softball Head Coach Sherry Severson.
The third time was the charm for Fairfield last Thursday night in LaGrange.
Nearly a year ago, the Lakeland softball team ended a 14-year sectional championship drought at Fairfield with a 2-0 victory over Wawasee.
In three previous IHSAA state tourney games, opponents found Lakeland pitcher Ashlynn Grubb very tough to hit and impossible to score on.
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.