For the second straight season, Lakota East has won the outright Greater Miami Conference title. The Thunderhawks officially clinched the conference title after defeating Hamilton by the score of 6-1 on Wednesday, May 11.
Junior pitcher Blake Wilder improved his record to 4-0 on the season. Fellow junior Alex Corna went 2-for-3, had a double and three runs batted in for the Thunderhawks.
Lakota East finishes up the regular season with a 16-7 overall record and a 13-5 mark within the GMC. The Thunderhawks will begin postseason play today with a home game against Western Brown at 5 p.m.
Softball – Lakota West 4, Middletown 0 – Lakota West senior pitcher Alex Caudill struck out 15 batters in a 4-0 win against Middletown on Wednesday. The win advances the Firebirds to the next round of the playoffs where they will face the Little Miami/Springfield winner on Monday, May 16, at West Carrollton High School at 5 p.m.
Softball – Lakota East 12, Stebbins 1 – Lakota East won its second straight postseason game when it defeated Stebbins (Dayton) by the score of 12-1 on Wednesday. Sophomore pitcher Lea Buckenmyer improved to 5-0 on the year and struck out 10 batters. Lakota East (22-2, 14-2 in the GMC) has scheduled conference games today, May 12, at Oak Hills and this Friday, May 13, at home against Fairfield. Both games are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Meanwhile, on Monday, Lakota East will play the Beavercreek/Fairborn winner at 5 p.m. at Fairmont High School.
Boys’ Lacrosse – Mariemont 13, Lakota East 5 – The Thunderhawks fell to 3-11 on the season after losing by the score of 13-5 to Mariemont on Wednesday. Senior Zachary Johnson led Lakota East with two goals. Mariemont improves to 12-3 with the win.
Boys’ volleyball –Oak Hills def. Lakota East – Oak Hills defeated Lakota East 25-21, 25-27, 16-25, 25-19, 15-12 on Wednesday. Both teams entered the game near the top of the GMC standings. Oak Hills improves to 15-3 overall and 7-1 in the GMC, while Lakota East falls to 16-5 overall and 6-2 in the GMC.
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