SANDUSKY, Ohio – Lakeland baseball had a hard time scoring runs against Sinclair Community College pitching as the Lakers lost a pair by the scores of 6-0 and 10-1 Friday afternoon at Sports Force Park.
With the losses, Lakeland's overall record falls to 8-16 overall and 5-7 in Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play.
Sinclair 6 – Lakeland 0
Lakeland was held to one hit and Sinclair took advantage of a few errors to beat the Lakers 6-0 to open the doubleheader.
Sinclair 10 – Lakeland 1
Lakeland hit the ball much better in the second game but so did Sinclair as the Lakers lost the second game 10-1 in a sweep.
Sinclair did jump out to a 5-0 lead after two innings but Lakeland did get on the board in the bottom of the second. Johnson started the inning with a single and then was brought in by Newsome with an RBI ground out to get within 5-1.
Sinclair did score five unanswered runs to cruise to a 10-1 victory.
Lakeland will play two more against Sinclair at home on Sunday, April 22 with a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.
For more information about Lakeland athletics, visit www.athletics.lakelandcc.edu.
About Lakeland Community College
Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community College was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to our mission, Lakeland provides quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community.
Offering day, evening, weekend and online classes, the college serves more than 10,800 credit and 2,800 noncredit students (2016). For more information about the College, visit www.lakelandcc.edu.