The Wabash Lady Apaches duked it out with Mississinewa Tuesday, giving up three runs in the seventh inning to fall 8-6 to the Indians.
Mississinewa would plate 3 runs in the first before Wabash started to chip away. In the second with one out Tabby Wagner would single. With two outs Kelsie Olinger drew a walk before a Whitney Working single loaded the bases. Kylie Brumley then drew a base on balls to force home Wagner to make it 3-1.
The Indians would score two more times in the top of the third for a 5-1 lead with Wabash answering in the bottom. Alivia Short would lead off with a double. With one out Hannah Halverson singled to put runners on the corners before Short scored on a wild pitch. Wagner would then single home Halverson to make it 5-3.
Wabash would hold Mississinewa in the top of the fourth before evening the score in the bottom. Working would lead off with a single before stealing second. Brumley would follow with a single that scored Working to make it 5-4. Short would then ground out with Brumley scoring to tie the game.
The Apaches would grab the lead in the fifth. Olinger led off with a walk and steal second. Olinger would then steal third and score for a 6-5 lead.
Mississinewa would make their comeback in the top of the seventh, scoring three times before putting the Apaches down in order in the bottom for the 8-6 final.