Shelby eliminated the hope of a comeback in the bottom of the 4th inning with a 7-run eruption.
Brandy Smith led off with a single and Fox doubled. Cloe hit an RBI-single and Holland hit an RBI-single. Koontz got the fifth straight hit of the inning, then Eigsti walked.
Williams was hit by a pitch and was the seventh straight batter to reach base. After a pop out, Shelby had an out on the base paths.
Boone hit an RBI-single, Smith came up again in the inning and hit an RBI-single. Fox then launched an RBI-triple. It was the 2nd game in a row that Fox hit just a home run short of the cycle.
Shelby led 18-2 and Hillsboro needed seven runs just to avoid the 10-run early dismissal. However, Smith threw out the first batter from short. After a walk, Boone threw out the next batter on a comebacker to the mound. The last batter hit to Brachbill at 2nd and she threw the batter out to end the game.
Shelby had six batters with multiple hits. Fox was 3-for-4 with a single, double, and triple. Holland was 3-for-3 with a single and two doubles. Williams was 2-for-3 with a double. Brachbill was 2-for-4 with a double, and Eigsti was 1-for-1 with a double.
Shelbyville 18, Hillsboro 2
H'boro 010 10--2-5-1
Shelby 802 8x--18-17-1
Ram stats: Williams 2-for-3, 2B, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Brachbill 2-for-4, 2B, run, 3 RBIs; Boone 1-for-4, run, RBI; Smith 2-for-4, 2 runs, RBI; Fox 3-for-4, 1B, 2B, 3B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Cloe 1-for-3, BB, 2 runs, RBI; Holland 3-for-3, 2-2Bs, 2 runs, RBI; Koontz 2-for-3, 3 runs; Eigsti 1-for-1, 2B, 2 BBs, 2 runs, RBI. Pitching (W) Boone 5 IP, 2 runs, 5 hits, 2 BBs, 4 Ks.
H'boro stats: Reck 0-for-3; Storm 2-for-2, BB; Delton 0-for-3; Cameron 0-for-3; Redmon 0-for-2, BB; Grave 2-for-3, 2 runs; Durbin 1-for-3; Tueken 0-for-2; Jacob 0-for-2. Pitching (L) Tueken 4 IP, 18 runs, 17 hits, 1 BB, 0 Ks.