Shelbyville Daily Union

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April 9, 2013

Rams beat Hearts, run table at Clinton

Shelbyville baseball (9-1) finished off the week in style. They took a 1-run pitchers duel from Effingham on Thursday, then beat Tri-Valley and Clinton at the Clinton tourney on Saturday

Andrew Hawkins got the complete game, shutout win over Effingham, bending but not breaking. He allowed six hits and just one walk over seven innings, while striking out four.

Shelbyville got their one run in the 1st and Hawkins held Effingham in check the rest of the way. Luke Hatfield was 0-for-2, but he drove in the only run of the game. Eli Miller went 1-for-3 with a double, while Nate Standerfer and Lucas Duckett both went 1-for-3.

Thursday

Shelbyville 1, Effingham 0

Shelby 100 000 0--1-4-2

Ef'ham 000 000 0--0-5-3

Ram stats: Miller 1-for-3, 2B, run; Hatfield 0-for-2, RBI; Standerfer 1-for-3, Duckett 1-for-3. Pitching (W) Hawkins 7 IP, 0 runs, 6 hits, BB, 4Ks.

Ef'ham stats: Frey 2-for-3, 2B. Pitching (L) Carie 6 IP, 0 ER, 3 hits, 3 BBs, 4 Ks.

On Saturday, Shelby went to the Clinton tournament, rattled the bats and ran the table, winning both games.

Shelbyville beat Tri-Valley in the first game. getting most of their hits from a few batters. Eli Miller was 3-for-4 with a double and DH Brett Peifer, back from injury, went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Neil Yockey got the other hit and accounting for runs. He was 1-for-3 scoring twice and driving in a run. Tri-Valley had five hits, but couldn't get many of their runners home.

Shelby opened up a rally in the 2nd, manufacturing runs. After Andrew Hawkins had a lead-off walk, Yockey reached on an error. Garrett Manship sacrificed, moving the runners and Luke McConnell hit an RBI, sacrifice fly. Brett Peifer then singled a run in. Eli Miller got his second hit in two at bats. Keown reached on an error and Shelby was up, 4-0.

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