Austin Hadden’s two-run single in the fifth inning was enough to give Tippecanoe High School a 7-6 win over Northmont on Saturday. The game was part of a three-way double-header between Chaminade Julienne, Northmont and Tipp.
The senior’s single broke a 5-5 tie. Northmont got a run back in the top of the seventh.
Tipp starter Cameron Johnson got his first win. Troy Mangen doubled for Northmont.
The Red Devils also defeated CJ 11-2. Carter Langdon hit a three-run home run in the second to lead Tipp (10-1) in a six-run inning. Brad Bruns hit a two-run single. Cole Quillen won his second game of the year.
Northmont (6-2) defeated CJ 13-0. Graham Oberer had three RBI for Northmont. Tom Stoffel had a double and two RBI while Mangen had a double.
Franklin sweeps Stebbins: Jared Mullins’s single in the bottom of the sixth drove in the game-winning run. Mullins also won his first game of the year.
Travis Lakins had a double and two RBI. Trevor Barrett was 3-for-4 with two runs scored. He also had the save.
Lakins was 5-for-5 with three runs scored to lead Franklin (9-2) to a 15-5 win in the second game. Barrett was 4-for-5 with three runs scored.
Springboro sweeps LaSalle: Springboro’s Cody Lane won his first game to lead Springboro to a 7-4 win in the first game. Joey Rone had two RBIs. Cody Barth was 2-for-4 with an RBI, while Jake Johnson was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Barth hit a grand slam to lead Springboro (5-6) to a 10-2 win in the second game. Adam Armstrong won his first game. Jack Schaaf was 3-for-4 with two RBIs=.
Beavercreek tops Tipp, Houston: Elizabeth VanSant won two games, beating Houston 12-8 and Tipp 8-3.
Covington sweeps Russia: Covington’s Casey Yingst improved to 9-0 in a 12-1 win in the first game. She struck out eight. Morgan Arbogast got her second win in the second game, an 11-0 win. She struck out seven.
Jesse Shilt was 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI in the first game for the Buccaneers (11-0). She doubled in the second game.
Preble Shawnee sweeps Talawanda: Preble Shawnee’s Abby Lynch homered twice and drove in five runs in a 10-0 win in the second game. Lynch and Courtney Lakes both homered in a 15-3 win in the second game.