The Bluffton Tigers Varsity baseball team stayed in it until the end, but New Haven pulled away late in a 5-4 victory on Tuesday.
The Tigers lost despite out-hitting New Haven eight to six.
Landon Harris took the loss for Bluffton Tigers Varsity. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits and one earned-run, while striking out eight.
Bluffton launched one home run on the day as Gavin King went deep in the third inning.
Bluffton tallied eight hits on the day. King, Eli Inskeep, and Cody Mittlestedt each had multiple hits for the Tigers. Also reaching safely with a hit was Mason Heller and Everett Johnson.