Lakewood and Millikan softball’s classic 2014 championship bout

In this installment of’s Classics video series, is a look back at the 2014 Moore League softball championship bout between Lakewood and Millikan at Lisa Fernandez Field.

These softball programs have been the most consistently competitive version of the Battle Of The Blueprint rivalry over the last decade, and this epic clash is just one of the great games between the Lancers and Rams.

This one features more than a dozen scholarship athletes, multiple diving catches in the outfield and a no-hit bid from a senior on Senior Night.

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