SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
In the 6th, Hendryx walked , but was out on a fielder's choice. Hendryx gave up a lead-off single, but responded by throwing a strikeout. Brachbill threw out a batter and Hendryx rang up the 3rd out, his ninth victim.
Shelby was facing a 1-0 loss in the top of the 7th and came through with a run. Kennell drew a lead-off walk and Patch sacrificed him over. Ryan Stenger drew a walk. With two outs and the game on the line, Brachbill singled Kennell home for the tie, 1-1. Brachbill stole 2nd, but was stranded.
Hendryx and the Rams held Dieterich in the 7th by striking out the sides and forced the game into extra-innings.
Luke McConnell led off the Ram 8th by reaching on an error and stealing 2nd. Duckett walked and Peifer sacrificed the runners to 2nd and 3rd. The Rams were cookin'. Kennell was hit by a pitch to load the bases with one out.
However, the next batter K'd and the following batter grounded out to end the Ram threat.
Hendryx started off the Dieterich 8th ringing up the first two batters. However, a walk and then an error, put the runner in scoring position. Hendryx walked another batter, while looking for the 3rd out. The next batter, Traub, hit a walk-off single driving in the winning run.
Shelby couldn't get the lead and with two outs in the bottom of the 8th the Maroons got a run across for the walk-off win.
Three Rams hit safely. Brachbill was 1-for-3 with a stolen base and an RBI. Kennell was 1-for-2 with a stolen base and a run. Zach Williams was 1-for-3 with a stolen base.
Dieterich 2, Shelbyville 1
Shelby 000 000 10--1-3-1
D'trich 010 000 01--2-3-1
Ram stats: Brachbill 1-for-3, SB; Hendryx 0-for-3, BB, SB; McConnell 0-for-4, ROE; Duckett 0-for-2, 2 BBs, FC; Peifer 0-for-2, BB, sac; Kennell 1-for-2, BB, HBP, SB, run; Patch 0-for-3, sac; Stenger 0-for-3, BB; Williams 1-for-3, SB. Pitching (L) Hendryx 7.2 IP, 2 runs (1 ER), 3 hits, 4 BBs, 15 Ks.
D'trich stats: A. Bohnhoff 1-for-2, 2 BBs, run; J. Bohnhoff 0-for-3, BB; Traub 2-for-4, RBI; Poe 0-for-3; Hartke 0-for-2, BB, run; Campton 0-for-3; Shoemaker 0-for-3; Mellendorf 0-for-3; Thoele 0-for-3.