Local high school sports teams faced off on Friday, May 17, with notable matchups in baseball, softball, girls tennis, and boys golf. Lakeland clinched an 8-6 victory over Bethany Christian in baseball, while Concord edged out Jimtown 7-6. In softball, Elkhart dominated Concord 11-1. NorthWood's girls tennis team claimed the sectional title, and Wawasee triumphed over NorthWood 159-169 in boys golf.

By the Numbers
  • Concord’s baseball team now stands at 16-9 after their comeback win.
  • Elkhart’s softball team defeated Concord 11-1, resulting in Concord falling to 8-17.
  • Wawasee's boys golf team improved to 11-3 with a 159-169 win over NorthWood.
State of Play
  • Concord’s baseball team is closing the season strong, now tied for second place in their conference.
  • NorthWood’s girls tennis team secured the sectional title with a 3-2 win over Fairfield.
  • Wawasee's boys golf team continues to dominate, achieving a significant win in their conference matchup.
What's Next

Upcoming competitions and playoffs will be crucial as teams aim to secure better standings and titles. Baseball and softball teams will focus on maintaining momentum, while the tennis and golf teams gear up for further advancements in their respective tournaments.

Bottom Line

Friday's games highlighted the competitive spirit and skill of local high school teams, setting the stage for exciting playoff runs and end-of-season flourishes. These performances provide optimism and momentum as the school year sports calendar winds down.