Western Michigan Christian baseball broke a four-year losing skid with Muskegon Catholic at home on Tuesday.

The Warriors topped MCC 11-4 for the first time since 2018.

Sam Sipe came through with a with a solid pitching performance for the Warriors. The junior struck out five while giving up five hits, and a single walk. Sipe also stepped up at the plate with a pair of hits and three RBIs.

“We have been working on being efficient on the mound with our pitchers and Sipe did just that today,” said WMC Coach Mark Hill. “We have talked all season about staying focused at the plate and having quality at bats and today, the guys put that all together and saw what we can do.”

WMC posted 10 hits on the evening, led by Ethan Hill with three hits and three RBIs. Freshman Caleb McKay also posted three hits including a triple and two RBIs while Sam Ligett added two doubles and two RBIs.

MCC was led by Braden Gustin and Dewey Modaff who each had a hit, an RBI and a run.

The Warriors will not get much of a break from the Crusaders as the two teams will clash again on Thursday for a doubleheader.

WMC is now 11-5 overall and 8-1 in Lakes 8 action.