Lakeland Picks up NECC Win in Walk-Off Fashion
May 17, 2012By Dalton Schmidt of Lakeland High School
The Lakeland Laker baseball team picked up there first conference win in the bottom of the seventh over Hamilton on Tuesday. The Lakers (6-19, 1-9 NECC) jumped out to an early 4 nothing lead going into the third when Hamilton gained momentum and eventually took the lead from the Lakers going into the bottom of the seventh inning. Facing a one-run deficit the Lakers came up with a clutch hit from Hunter Sams with a runner on second and third that won the contest for the Lakers. William Kelly had a complete game on the mound pitching 7 innings and striking out 7. Dusting Cunningham and Morgan Moore lead the Lakers at the plate scoring 5 runs collectively.