The Wabash baseball team led 4-3 after three innings Wednesday before giving up 8 runs in the fourth and 11 in the fifth in a 22-6 loss to Wawasee.
Wawasee would score 3 runs in the top of the first with the Apaches answering in the bottom of the inning. Kaleb Kelsheimer would lead off reaching on an error before stealing second and advancing to third on a wild pitch. Justin Beauchamp would then draw a walk to put runners on the corners. Beauchamp would then steal second before Kelsheomer scored on a passed ball to make it 3-1. Reese Samons would then walk with Beauchamp on third. Samons would steal second before Braden Lutz reached on an error, scoring Beauchamp to make it 3-2. The Apaches would then pull off the attempted double steal with Lutz being thrown out at second while Samons raced home with the tying run.
Wabash would grab the lead in the second. Trevor Pelphrey would draw a lead off walk and was ran for by Trenton Daughtry. Austin Haynes would sacrifice Daughtry to second. Kelsheimer would then try to reach first on a dropped third strike with Daughtry racing home on the throw to first for a 4-3 lead.
Wabash led 4-3 heading to the fourth when they gave up 8 runs and trailed 11-4. The Apaches would get two of the runs back in the bottom of the inning when Daughtry hit a two out double and was followed by a Kelsheimer walk. Beauchamp would then single home Daughtry with Kelsheimer scoring on an error to make it 11-6.
Wabash would then give up 11 runs in the fifth before going down in order in the bottom of the inning for the 22-6 final.