The Rams were still down two in the bottom of the 7th, but they were believing. Snodgrass got the hook and Crouse came on in relief in the 7th.
Meyer led off with a double down the left field line. Peifer singled and stole 2nd. The tying runs were in scoring position with no outs. After a pop up, pinch-hitter Dylan Patch fought off a strikeout and drew a walk.
Kennell reached base again, out-racing the throw as Tolono couldn't make the infield play, tying the score, 8-8.
Shadwell had been perfect at the plate and that wasn't about to change. He came to the batter's box with two men on and one out. he took the ball to left field again and turned the fielder around in a circle. The fielder couldn't get to the ball and Patch scored the winning run on the walk-off single, 9-8.
Shelbyville 9, Tolono 8
Tolono 200 240 0--7-7-1
Shelby 000 213 3--9-14-5
Ram stats: Shadwell 5-for-5, 3B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Brachbill 0-for-3, BB; Duckett 1-for-4, 1B, RBI; McConnell 1-for-3, 2B, BB, run, RBI; Meyer 1-for-4, 2B, run; Peifer 3-for-4, 2R HR, 2 SBs, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Hendryx 1-for-3, BB, 2B, run; Stenger 0-for-3, FC (Patch BB, run); Kennell 2-for-4, ROE, run, RBI. Pitching (W) McConnell 3 IP, 1 run, 1 hit, 3 BBs, 2 Ks.
Tolono stats: Snodgrass 1-for-4, ROE, BB, FC, run; Crouse 0-for-4, ROE; White 1-for-4, ROE, run; Short 0-for-1, FC, 3 BBs, run; Grace 2-for-3, ROE, 2B, BB, run, RBI; Gadbury 1-for-3, BB, run, 2 RBIs; Spencer 1-for-4, run, RBI; Eisenmeyer 0-for-3, sacf, RBI; Barnard 2-for-3, 2B, sac, run. Pitching (L) Crouse .2 IP, 3 runs, 5 Hits, BB, 0 Ks.