PARMA, Ohio – Lakeland softball only scored one run in two games in a sweep for Cuyahoga Community College by the scores of 5-1 and 14-0 Tuesday afternoon.
With the losses, Lakeland falls to 7-14 overall and 1-5 in Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play. Cuyahoga improved to 5-1 in OCCAC play.
Cuyahoga 5 – Lakeland 1
Lakeland was able to earn nine hits in the opening game but could only get one run across in a 5-1 loss to open the doubleheader.
Cuyahoga jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three innings but Lakeland got on the board in the fourth. Malkamaki led the inning off with a triple and then Monastero followed with an RBI single to left to get within 5-1. That would be the final run scored by both teams in the Lakeland loss.
Cuyahoga 14 – Lakeland 0
Lakeland wasn't able to get as many hits in the second game as Cuyahoga took control early and went to on to win 14-0 in five innings.
Monastero hit a double and Asianna Settles hit a single and that was the only hits in the game for the Lakers.
Lakeland will next travel to face Owens Community College on Saturday, April 13 for 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.