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Lockport’s CJ Weins leaves the bag at second while Lincoln-Way East pitcher Joe Prestamer delivers a pitch May 17 at Edward Flink Field in Lockport. Photos by Erin Redmond/22nd Century Media
Lockport catcher Ryne Travis tags Griffins’ runner Jim Richmond out at home in the top of the third inning.
Tommy Louch pitches for Lockport while Lincoln-Way East’s Julian Everett (8) leaves the bag at second during the top of the sixth inning.
Erin Redmond, Assistant Editor
2:29 pm CDT May 18, 2017
It has been eight years since the Griffins were conference champions. But after knocking off Lockport two days in a row, they’re back on top. Lincoln-Way East captured its first conference championship since the 2009 season after downing the Porters 5-2 Wednesday, May 17, in Lockport.