TIPP CITY — The Piqua baseball team scored four runs in the top of the first and never looked back in a 9-4 victory over Tippecane Thursday.
The Indians took advantage of six Tipp errors.
Tippecanoe, Troy, Vandalia-Butler and Greenville share first place in the MVL with one loss each, while Piqua is a game back with two losses.
Mickey Anderson was 2-for-5 Piqua with two RBIs and Trenton Rudd had two RBIs.
Anderson, Jerry Anthony and Mason Davis combined on an 11-hitter, striking out four and walking five.
Landon Turner was 3-for-4 and Preston Zumwalt was 3-for-3 for Tippecanoe.
Bryce Eckert was 2-for-4.
Josh Dietz, Max Dunaway and Eli Voisard combined on an eight-hitter, walking five.
Miami East 5
COVINGTON — The Covington baseball team gained a share of first place in the TRC with a 6-5 win over Miami East Thursday, combined with Troy Christian’s win over Bethel.
Covington is 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the TRC, while Miami East is 3-4 overall and 2-4 in the TRC.
Carson Taylor was 2-for-3 for Covington and Tanner Palsgrove was 2-for-4.
Tyler Jay pitched a 10-hitter, striking out four and walking six.
Keidin Pratt was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Miami East.
Layton Hughes was 2-for-3 and Michael Hohenstein was 2-for-4.
Connor Apple pitched a six-hitter, striking out 10 and walking one.
Troy Christian 4,
BRANDT — The Troy Christian baseball team knocked Bethel from the unbeaten ranks in TRC baseball.
Judah Simmons pitched a six-hitter, striking out four and walking one.
Matthew Major was 2-for-2 with a double and Paul McDonald was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
For Bethel, Braylon Schroeder had a home run and two RBIs.
Noah McCann added a double.
Bryce Ballard, Christian Barker and Elijah Schroeder combined on a four-hitter, striking out nine and walking six.
WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union baseball team dropped a TRC game at home in five innings.
Trevor Brazina had a double for the Bulldogs.
Wyatt Kimmel and Nathan Morter Jr. combined on a 12-hitter, striking out three and walking two.
Lehman Catholic 10,
DAYTON — The Lehman Catholic baseball team got a win on the road Thursday in TRC action.
JD Barhorst was 4-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs and Seth Kennedy was 2-for-4.
Hayden Sever was 3-for-5 with a double and Ethan Stiver was 2-for-4 with a double.
David Brunner, Seth Knapke and Turner Lachey combined on a five-hitter, striking out five and walking 13.
Preble Shawnee 4,
CAMDEN — The Bradford baseball team dropped a WOAC game Thursday on the road.
ANSONIA — The Newton baseball team dropped a road game in WOAC action Thursday.
Carson Knupp was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Hudson Montomery was 2-for-3.
Austin Tippie hit a solo homer.
Montgomery and Ty Schauer combined on a 10-hitter, striking out seven and walking four.