LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Central Catholic won its 20th game of the season, beating Hamilton Heights 3-2 and claiming the Hoosier Conference title on Friday at home.
Hamilton Heights made a comeback at the top of the seventh inning, scoring once and putting runners on first and third base. Evan Deinhart stuck out Drew VanOeveren to log the final out and secure the victory.
Ben Mazur struck out seven batters before Deinhart replaced him in the 6th inning.
The Knights improve to (20-4) on the season. They play at Covenant Christian on Saturday at 11:00am.
WP: @BenMazur1 (6-1) 5.2 IP, 5 H, ER, 7 Ks & was 1-3 w/ RBI hitting
Save: @EvanDienhart1 (3) 1.1 IP, 2 H, ER, 2 Ks & had a Sac-Fly hitting@aj_bordenet2 2 BB, 2 SB, insurance run in top 7@KevinDonahoe8 2-4 w/ huge insurance RBI 2B@Schummer_Ryan7 1-3 w/ a R, BB, 2B https://t.co/ZKcbaqhM8X
— LCC Knights Baseball (@lccknightsball) May 15, 2021
West Lafayette def. Western, 4-3
Benton Central def. Tipton, 8-2
Lebanon def. Delphi, 4-3
Benton Central def. Western, 9-6 (Hoosier Conference Championship)
Faith Christian def. Carroll, 10-0
Lewis Cass def. West Lafayette, 6-5
Tipton def. Central Catholic, 8-6