Whitko baseball falls to Wabash, 6-1
Post and Mail photo / Nicole Ott
Whitko's Zach Snep rounds second base.
WABASH â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team traveled to Three Rivers Conference foe Wabash on Wednesday night and lost, 6-1.
The Apaches scored the first run of the game in the second inning to take a 1-0 lead.
The score held until the fifth frame, when Whitkoâ€™s Colin Nicodemus reached home plate on a single by his cousin, Ethan Nicodemus.
Wabash retaliated with five runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the 6-1 win.
Whitkoâ€™s Wes Gensch pitched the first five innings with three strike-outs. He gave up seven hits and six runs. Wyatt Wolf came in as relief, adding two strike-outs and giving up one hit in one inning.
Ethan Nicodemus went 2-for-4 from the plate with an RBI and a stolen base.
The Wildcats are now 17-7 (4-3 TRC). Wabash is 5-2 in the conference.
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Whitkoâ€™s next game is tonight at Woodlan. The Wildcats are slated to play Norwell next Friday in the first round of sectionals at Bellmont at 7:30 p.m.