The Wabash baseball team scored first and often Monday as they picked up a key TRC win with a 10-5 victory over Peru.
In the bottom of the first Trenton Daughtry would hit a one out single and was followed by a Robert Irgang single. Both runners would advance a base on a wild pitch with Daughtry scoring on a second wild pitch. Kory Fuller would then reach on an error that scored Irgang to give Wabash a 2-0 lead.
Peru would even the score in the top of the second. Nathan Brimbury would lead off reaching on an error. With one out Todd Dickerhoff would draw a walk before a ground out advanced the runners a base. Lucas McConahay would then single home courtesy runner DJ Fuller to make it 2-1 before Dickerhoff scored on a wild pitch to make it 2-2.
The Tigers would grab the lead in the top of the third. Duante Majors would single and was followed by a Sean Smith single to put runners on the corners. Nathan Krisher then singled home Majors to give Peru a 3-2 lead. The Apaches would get out of the inning, forcing a couple ground balls and getting a Kory Fuller strike out. Wabash would tie the score in the bottom of the inning. With one out Daughtry would single and advance to second on a botched pick off attempt. Daughtry would then steal third before a Irgang ground out scored Daughtry to make it 3-3.
The fourth was a big inning for the Apaches. Kaleb Kelsheimer would lead off with a single before a Jared Holley single put runners on the corners. Holley would steal second before Clayton Floor popped up into a fielders choice with Kelsheimer scoring. Braden Lutz would then be hit by a pitch before a Kallen Kelsheimer fly ball scored Holley to make it 5-3. Daughtry would then single home Lutz before stealing second and third and scoring on an error to give Wabash an 8-3 lead.
Peru would cut into the Wabash lead in the top of the fifth. Majors would lead off reaching on an error and score when Smith reached on an error. Smith would then steal third and score on an error to make it 8-5.
The Apaches would tack on 2 more runs in the sixth. Lutz led off being hit by a pitch and was ran for by Levi Hall. With one out Kelsheimer would single before a Daughtry single scored Hall. With Kelsheimer on third Irgang would ground out, scoring Kelsheimer for a 10-5 score.
Fuller would shut down the Tigers in the seventh to pick up the win.