Circleville tried to rally with three runs in its final pair of at-bats on Tuesday, but host Canal Winchester walked off with a win with a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim a 4-3 win.
The Indians scored twice in the second and again in the fifth to take a 3-0 lead.
Circleville started battling back in the sixth when it pushed across a pair of runs.
Nolan West and Logan Smith coaxed back-to-back walks with two outs and Austin Gray lined a single to left to load the bases.
Tate DeBord lined a 2-1 offering into right for a two-run single.
The Tigers tied the game in their next at-bat.
JD Reuter doubled to left and advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt courtesy of Parker Kidwell.
Following a ground out and a walk to Moats, a delayed double steal allowed Reuter to steal home and for Moats to swipe second base.
In the bottom of the seventh, Joey Helms and Kayden Leck worked walks with one out and Eli Kelley singled to left to load the bags full of Indians (4-3).
Jake Ralph hit a sacrifice fly to left that allowed Helms to score the winning run.
DeBord led the Tigers by going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI.
Circleville (5-4) resumes Mid-State League Buckeye Division play on Wednesday when it hosts Liberty Union.