Turner was discouraged by the turn of events as control was wrested away. With one out, Rachel Fox walked and with two outs, Williams walked to force in Boone, 3-1. With the bases loaded and two outs, Cloe hit an RBI single, 4-1.
The Rams put Argenta away in order again in the 5th. Moll KO'd the first batter and walked the second. The runner tried to steal 2nd, but catcher Kayla Brachbill gunned her down as Boone put on the tag. Moll threw another K to end the AO at bat.
Moll led off the 5th getting on base again, with a single. She stole 2nd and collided with the shortstop, sending the ball rolling away. With two outs, Watton laced an RBI single, driving Moll across home, 5-1.
AO was retired in order again, with two moll strikeouts and Fox throwing out the other batter 3rd to 1st. Shelby kept tagging Turner in the 6th, but the center fielder was able to catch a pair of flies.
AO was down to their last at bat, but Moll was hummin'. One strikeout, two strikeouts, three strikeouts, game over.
Shelbyville 5, Argenta 1
AO 100 000 0--1-2-2
Shelby 001 310 x--5-5-0
Ram stats: Cloe 1-for-3, sac, 2 RBIs; Brachbill 0-for-3; Moll 1-for-2, SB, 2 runs; Boone 0-for-3, ROE, run; Smith 0-for-2, ROE; Watton 1-for-3, RBI; Fox 0-for-3, BB; Eigsti 1-for-3, run; Williams 1-for-2, BB, 2B, RBI. Pitching (W) Moll (9-1) 1 run, 2 hits, 2 BBs, HB, 14 Ks
AO stats: Ulray 1-for-3, run; Fleming 1-for-2, sac, SB; Stupek 0-for-2, BB, SB; Long 0-for-3; Miller 0-for-2, HBP; Meador 0-for-3, FC; Mullins 0-for-2, sac; Bryant 0-for-2; Manning 0-for-1, BB. Pitching (L) Turner 5 runs, 5 hits, 2 BBs, 9 Ks