Shelbyville Daily Union

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August 30, 2013

Back in the Win Column


Shelby got one run back in the bottom of the inning. McCabe and Marty led off with walks. Maggie Furr reached on an error and Logue walked, 12-10 St. Elmo

Finally in the 4th, Shelby held St. Elmo scoreless and gave themselves a chance to put it in passing gear. Rodman walked, Trainor reached on an error and McCabe hit her second home run of the year to put Shelby up, 13-12.

With two outs in the 5th, an error, a single, a walk and catcher interference forced a St. Elmo run in, tying the score again, 13-13. McCabe rang up the next batter for her 10th strikeout of the game and got out of the inning.

Shelby got the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 5th. Logue walked again and Fox reached on an error. Kemp walked, Rodman hit into a fielder's choice and Logue was forced out at the plate. With two outs, McCabe reached on an error and sent a run home, putting Shelby up 14-13.

McCabe gave up a single in the 6th, but then rang up her 11th victim. Shelby got insurance runs in the 7th.

Dunaway led off with a walk and Brianna Reed singled. They both advanced on a passed ball. Amber Rezinas walked and Mackenzie Perry reached on a fielder's choice and driving in a run, 15-13. Kemp singled again and drove in the final run, 16-13.

St. Elmo was down to their last at bat. McCabe retired all three batters and notched the win. She finished the game allowing nine hits, six walks and two hit batters, striking out 11.

Shelby was out-hit 9 to 8, but St. Elmo gave up 15 walks, while Shelby gave up nine walks.

Kemp led the Rams in hitting, going 3-for-4 with a double, a run, and two RBIs. McCabe had the big hit, a 3-run homer, reaching base four times and scoring three times.

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