COVINGTON – Arcanum lost 8-1 in a Cross County Conference baseball game at Covington on Thursday.
Covington took a 5-0 lead with one run in the first inning and four in the third. Arcanum scored its lone run in the top half of the sixth inning then Covington responded with three more runs in the bottom half of the frame.
Arcanum had four hits and one error. Covington had nine hits and two errors.
Evan Atchley went 2-for-3 for Arcanum. Mitch Wogoman was 1-for-1, and Maverick Hildebrand was 1-for-2. Brandon Kinney scored a run, and Layne Byrne drove in a run.
Wogoman was charged with the loss as he pitched two innings, allowing four earned runs on three hits, three walks, one hit batter and one strikeout. Austin Smith went two innings on the mound, allowing three earned runs and one unearned run on five hits, five walks and one strikeout. Kaleb Shilt pitched one scoreless innings, allowing one hit and no walks.