Lakers lose to Jackson and Waubonsee, 14-2 and 10-0

Lakers lose to Jackson and Waubonsee, 14-2 and 10-0

AUBURNDALE, Fla. – Lakeland baseball had a hard time keeping opponents off the scoreboard as it lost to Jackson College 14-2 and Waubonsee Community College 10-0 Friday.

With the pair of losses, Lakeland falls to 1-11 overall.

Jackson 14 – Lakeland 2

Lakeland dug itself a 9-0 hole and was unable to dig itself out in a 14-2 loss to Jackson.

Osvoldo Balbuena did have an RBI for Lakeland while Mike Zeuli hit a triple and Tyler Knapp nailed a double and scored a run.

After trailing 9-0 after three innings, Lakeland did get on the board in the fourth with two runs to get within 9-2. Jackson did add five runs in the fifth to end the game early.

Waubonsee 10 – Lakeland 0

Lakeland was unable to score and earned only four hits in a 10-0 loss to Waubonsee.

Zeuli and Max Von Gemmingen each hit a double while Brendon Perez and Cole Wajda hit a single in the loss.

Lakeland will play its final doubleheader in Florida on Saturday, March 16 against Kirkwood Community College beginning at 9 a.m.

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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