Shelbyville Daily Union

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April 12, 2013

Ram Softball Magic No. 14

Shelbyville softball had a magic number this week, #14. They beat St. Teresa, 14-0, on Monday. They beat Stew-Stras, 14-4, on Tuesday. Grace Moll threw 14 Ks to beat Tolono, 5-0, on Wednesday.

Against St. T, “Amazing” Grace Moll threw a 1-hit shutout with zero walks and 13 strikeouts. That eliminated any offensive threat to the Rams. When it came to the Rams offense, it was unleashed like a plague on the Bulldogs. They pounded out 15 hits, including four doubles, a triple, and two home runs.

Madison Boone smacked a triple and both home runs, driving in five RBIs. Jensen Cloe doubled, Kayla Brachbill doubled, Rachel Fox doubled and Lindsey Eigsti doubled.

Monday

Shelbyville 14,St. Teresa 0

Shelby 200 145--14-15-1

St. T 000 000--0-1-2

Ram stats: Cloe 2-for-5, ROE, 2B; Brachbill 1-for-5, 2B, ROE, 2 runs; Moll 0-for-3, HBP, run; Boone 3-for-4, 3B, 2-HRs, 3 runs, 5 RBIs; Smith 2-for-4, SB, 2 runs; Watton 2-for-4, SB; Fox 2-for-4, 2B, SB, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Eigsti 2-for-4, BB, 2B, 2 runs; Williams 1-for-2, 2 BBs, SB, run (CR Lee SB, run). Pitching (W) Moll 6 IP, 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 BBs, 13 Ks.

St. T stats: Fitzgerald 1-for-4, ROE. Pitching (L) Fitzgerald 6 IP, 14 runs, 13 hits, 3 BBs, 3 Ks.

On Tuesday against Stew-Stras (3-2), the Rams changed pitchers and pulled a repeat, winning 14-4. Six Rams had multiple hits, including five more doubles. Moll had two doubles, Cloe one, Brandy Smith one and Brachbill one. In Monday’s and Tuesday’s games, the Rams hit a total 12 extra base hits.

The other Ram ace, Abbie Watton went the distance, allowing four runs on four hits, striking out six batters and walking no one in seven innings.

Tuesday

Shelbyville 14,Stew-Stras 4

Shelbyville 330 003 3--14-13-3

Stew-Stras 002 002 0--4-4-3

Ram stats: Cloe 2-for-3, 2B, SB, BB, sac, 2 runs; Brachbill 2-for-4, 2B, SB, BB, 3 runs; Moll 2-for-4, 2-2Bs, HBP, ROE, 4 runs, RBI; Boone 2-for-5, SB, run, 2 RBIs; Smith 2-for-5, 2B, BB, 2 runs, 4 RBIs; Watton 3-for-4, BB; Fox 0-for-4, FC, ROE; Patel 0-for-2, ROE, FC; Eigsti 0-for-3, BB, run; Durbin 0-for-2, BB, sac, run. Pitching (W) Watton 7 IP, 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 BBs, 6 Ks.

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