Maroa got their only run in the 4th getting a man on with a 1-out error. A 2-out error scored him. keown got a hit in the 4th, but was forced out, then a hit in the 6th, but was stranded. Maroa threatened in the 5th. Another error put a man on. Hawkins threw a strikeout, then gave up a walk. Two men were in scoring position, but a pop out to Keown and a ground ball to Yockey, short to 1st, ended the threat.
Rain ended the game after Maroa had to men on in the 6th with one out. One reached by error and the other by walk. Hawkins had a 0-2 count on the next batter, when the game was called.
Shelbyville is 17-2, overall, 6-1 in the OVC.
Shelbyville 4, Maroa 1
Shelby 202 00--4-6-4
Maroa 000 10--1-2-4
Ram stats: Miller 1-for-4, run; Keown 3-for-4, ROE, run; Hatfield 0-for-3, BB, FC, SB; Standerfer 1-for-2, sac, run, RBI; Yockey 0-for-2, BB, run; Hawkins 0-for-3, ROE, RBI; McConnell 0-for-2, ROE, sac, RBI; Manship 1-for-3, ROE; Peifer 0-for-2, BB. Pitching (W) Hawkins (8-1) 5.3 IP, 1 run (0 ER), 1 hits, 2 BB, 3 Ks.
Maroa stats: Zilz 1-for-2; Runyen 1-for-2. Pitching (L) Frank 5 IP, 4 runs (1 ER), 6 hits, 3 BBs, 1 K.