Tipton missed a 41-yard field goal attempt as time expired Friday, helping Times No. 8 Rensselaer hang on for a 9-7 victory.
Dylan Wright connected with Dealton Souders for a 3-yard scoring strike with 4:08 remaining in the game to give the Bombers (4-0) the lead for good.
Rylan Arihood led the Rensselaer offense with 13 carries for 81 yards. Austin Fleming and Beau Boswell each recorded a team-high 10 tackles.
Bishop Noll 27, Lake Station 10: Anthony Mayers broke a 10-10 tie with a 50-yard touchdown scamper on the first play from scrimmage after halftime to lead the Warriors (2-2, 2-0) past the Eagles (0-4, 0-2) in Greater South Shore Conference play.
Mayers, who carried for 124 yards on the night, gained 26 yards on his next carry to help set up a 24-yard field goal by Aaron Garza as Bishop Noll pulled away for the victory.
Lake Station outgained Noll and controlled more of the clock, but lost four fumbles. The fourth lost fumble came in the fourth quarter, when Eagles quarterback Robert Fazekas was hit by Lester Linn, forcing a turnover that Mark Feliciano picked up and ran 25 yards into the end zone.
Garza had two field goals for Noll, which also scored on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Nick Thrasher to Elijah Golumbeck.
Kyle Gooch, Lake Station's workhorse, carried 32 times for 117 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game late in the third.