Every Friday morning this spring, WestChesterBuzz.com will provide a quick weekly recap of the Lakota varsity high school sports games as well as previewing the weekend. On Mondays, look for the Lakota weekly athletic schedule.
Lakota East outfielder Isaac Coscuella reacts after striking out during an loss at Mason April 2, 2012. Photo taken by Tony Tribble.
Lakota East baseball: After a 3-4 start this season, the defending Division I state champions have roared back to win nine of their last 11 ballgames. Since Monday, April 9 of last week, Lakota East has won five consecutive games and has outscored its opponents 46-10 during that stretch. This week, the Thunderhawks defeated Middletown by the score of 12-2 Monday and Fairfield by the score of 7-3 Wednesday. On Friday, Lakota East will visit Fairfield (10-6 overall, 6-5 in the GMC) at 5 p.m. – WestChesterBuzz.com will feature a story and photos from the game. As of Friday morning, Lakota East is 11-6 overall and 8-3 in the GMC (in three-way tie for second place).
Lakota West baseball: The Firebirds split games this week, defeating Fairfield by the score of 16-9 Monday and losing against Oak Hills by the score of 9-3. Lakota West will have an opportunity to revenge that loss Friday when its visits Oak Hills (11-5 overall, 8-3 in the GMC) at 5 p.m. As of Friday morning, Lakota West is 10-6 overall and 8-3 in the GMC (in three-way tie for second place).
Lakota East softball: The Thunderhawks have taken back the top spot in the GMC standings after defeating rival Lakota West Thursday. The win snaps a four-game losing skid to its school district rival. Overall, Lakota East has won six consecutive games. As of Friday morning, Lakota East is 16-2 overall and 11-1 in the GMC (in first place).
Lakota West softball: The Firebirds have held the top spot in the standings for most of the spring, winning their first 10 conference games. However, the team lost back-to-back games this week – falling by the score of 7-1 against Fairfield Wednesday and then losing by the score of 3-1 against Lakota East Thursday. As of Friday morning, Lakota West is 15-5 overall and 10-2 in the GMC (in second place).
Lakota East boys’ volleyball: The Thunderhawks won road matches this week 26-24, 25-17, 25-11 at Princeton Tuesday and 25-22, 25-20, 25-10 at Badin Wednesday. The squad, however, lost 25-19, 25-20, 28-26 to Sycamore Thursday night. As of Friday morning, Lakota East is 7-4 overall and 3-3 in the GMC (in fifth place).
Lakota West boys’ volleyball: The Firebirds are off to the best start in school history and have won all 12 of their games this season. This week, Lakota West defeated Fairmont by the score of 25-16, 25-21, 25-17 Monday, Oak Hills by the score of 25-20, 25-13, 25-14 Tuesday and Northmont by the score of 18-25, 25-16, 25-22, 16-25, 15-13 Wednesday. As of Friday morning, Lakota West is 12-0 overall and 4-0 in the GMC (one of two teams unbeaten in the GMC).
Lakota East boys’ tennis: Lakota East split matches this week, defeating Lakota West 3-2 Tuesday and losing at Oakwood 3-2 Wednesday. On Thursday, the team competed in the Coaches Classic where No. 1 singles player Zach Mueck won both of his matches. As of Friday morning, Lakota East is 5-5 overall and 3-3 in the GMC (in fifth place).
Lakota West boys’ tennis: The Firebirds lost back-to-back matches this week – losing to rival Lakota East by the score of 3-2 Tuesday and to Fairfield by the score of 4-1 Wednesday. As of Friday morning, Lakota West is 2-5 overall and 2-3 in the GMC (in sixth place).
See below for the Lakota varsity high school sports weekend schedule:
Friday, April 20
Lakota East – track – at Winton Woods Inv. at 4 p.m.
Lakota West – track – at Milford Inv. at 4 p.m.
Lakota East – baseball – at Fairfield at 5 p.m. (TO BE COVERED BY WESTCHESTERBUZZ.COM)
Lakota West – baseball – at Oak Hills at 5 p.m.
Lakota East – softball – at Lafeyette Tournament at 7 p.m.
Lakota West – boys’ lacrosse – vs. Mason at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 21
Lakota East – softball – at Lafeyette Tournament at 10 a.m.
Lakota East and Lakota West – boys’ tennis – GCTCA Tournament
Lakota East – baseball – at Hilliard Darby at 11 a.m.
Lakota East – boys’ volleyball – TRI w/ Bradley/TBA at 11 a.m.
Lakota West – boys’ volleyball – at Alter at 11 a.m.
Lakota East – baseball – at Olentangy at 1:30 p.m.
Lakota West – boys’ lacrosse – vs. Mariemont at 3 p.m.
Game times and locations can change. Games can also be canceled due to weather. Contact the school’s athletic department before heading out to any games.
Posted in: Sports, Spring sports |