John Curtis Daily Union Sports Editor
Shelbyville Daily Union
---- — Shelby Jr. Legion hosted Teutopolis on Tuesday and staged a blowout comeback in the bottom of the 7th to win going away on a walk-off double by Dylan Ohnesorge, 21-11.
Teutopolis drew first blood and built a lead, before Shelby made it a 2-run game in the 6th. When T’town didn’t respond in the top of the 7th, but Shelby sure did. They exploded for 12 runs to gate a 10-run comeback, walk-off win.
T’town led 3-2, then 5-3, then 7-3 through three innings. They upped it to 9-4 through the top of the 5th. Shelby’s 5-run 5th made it a game again 11-9. The 6th was quiet and T’town was blanked again in the 7th. Shelby then lit the fuse.
Down 11-9, Shelby faced the third T’town pitcher and he gave up lead-off walks to Josh Overbeck and Blake Nichols to put the tying runs on. They lifted him for a fourth pitcher.
A dropped 3rd strike to Tyler Hendryx (3-for-6) scored a run. Derek Moschenrose hit into a fielder’s choice that was blown and it was tied, 11-11. Nic Hutchinson launched a sac fly and drove in go-ahead run, 12-11. Shelby had the lead, but wasn’t done.
With one out and two men on, Dylan Ohnesorge walked. Jacob Kramer (3-for-3), already with a double, hit an RBI-single. Tyler Kemper reached on another dropped 3rd strike. Trevor Easton singled another run in.
Overbeck came up again in the inning and was hit by a pitch. After 11 batters had come to the plate, a batter struck out for the just the 2nd out. Hendryx put the ball in play and reached on an error, driving in a run.
Moschenrose smacked a RBI-double and Hutchinson walked. The 15th batter of the 7th, Dylan Ohnesorge, came to the plate with ten runs scored in the inning and two outs. Shelby had come from losing 11-9 to leading 19-11.
Ohnesorge hit a walk-off double, driving in two more runs and ending the game by the 10-run rule, 21-11.
T’town got three singles and an error to go up 3-0 in the 1st. Hendryx, fresh off a heroic performance for the Sr. Legion, led off with a single. Moschenrose followed with a single and Nic Hutchinson hit an RBI-double. With two outs, Kramer singled a run in to trail, 3-2.
A walk, a double, and an error gave T’town a 5-2 lead in the 2nd. Overbeck led off with a double, Mark Jones walked and Hendryx singled in a run, 5-3 T’town. T’town used a double and two singles to go up 7-3 in the 3rd. Shelby was blanked.
Two singles, an error and a hit batter in the 4th put T’town up 9-3. Shelby got one run back with two outs, when Jones walked, Hendryx reached on an error, Moschenrose walked and Jones scored on a wild pitch, 9-4. A walk, a hit batter, and a 2-run, 2-out single gave T’town an 11-4 lead in the top of the 5th.
Shelby finally got a rally in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Kramer was hit by a pitch. With two outs, Easton reached on an error and Overbeck singled a run in. Jones hit a 2-run single, Hendryx doubled, and Moschenrose singled in two runs, to make it a 2-run game, 11-9.
Shelby 21, Teutopolis 11 - 7 innings
T’town 322 220 0--11-14-4
Shelby 210 150 (12)--21-15-5
Shelby stats: Hendryx 3-for-6, 2B, 4 SBs, 4 runs, 3 RBIs; Moschenrose 3-for-5, 2B, SB, 3 runs, 4 RBIs; Hutchinson 1-for-4, sacf, SB, run, 2 RBIs; Ohnesorge 0-for-3; Deremiah 1-for-2, 2B, 2 SBs, run, 2 RBIs; Kramer 3-for-3, 2B, HBP, run, 2 RBIs; Warner 0-for-2, run; Kemper 0-for-3; Easton 1-for-5, 2 runs, 1 RBI; Overbeck 2-for-3, HBP, 2 SBs, 4 runs, RBI; Jones 1-for-1, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Nichols 0-for-1,SB, run. Pitching (W) Kramer 2 IP, 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 BBs, 2 Ks; (Starter) Easton 2 IP, 5 runs, 4 hits, 2 BBs, 1 K; Jones 2 IP, 4 runs 6 hits, 0 BBs, 1 Ks; Ohnesorge 1 IP, 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 BB, 1 Ks.
T’town stats: Roepke 3-for-3, 2B, SB, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Hardiek 0-for-1, SB, run; Drees 1-for-3, HBP, SB, 2 runs; Johnson 0-for-5; Westendorf 1-for-4, SB, 2 runs, RBI; Shumacher 1-for-1; Smith 2-for-5, run, 2 RBIs; Koester 1-for-4, 2B, HBP; Kreke 2-for-4, 2B, run, 2 RBIs; Roewe 1-for-1, SB; Runde 1-for-2, SB, 2 runs; Kremer 1-for-3, sacb, RBI. Pitching (L) Smith 1/3 IP, 4 runs, 2 hits, 1 BB, 1 K; (Starter) Runde 3 IP, 3 runs, 7 hits, 1 BB, 1 Ks; Roewe 3 IP, 6 runs, 4 hits, 3 BBs, 1 K; Shumacher 0 IP, 1 run, 2 BBs; Hardiek 1/3 IP, 7 runs, 2 hits, 1 BB, 2 Ks;