Local Sports Journal

Spring Lake’s Nic Ellingboe played inspired soccer in the Lakers’ 4-1 win over East Grand Rapids in the Division 2 Regional semifinals on Tuesday.

Ellingboe tallied a hat trick in the rout as Spring Lake scored three second-half goals.

Kyle Zeitlow also led the Spring Lake attack by getting a goal and an assist. He set up the opening goal of the game with a pass to Ellingboe.

The Lakers led 1-0 at halftime and 2-0 early in the second half before East Grand Rapids was able to get on the board.