Shelbyville had almost 30 base runners on Tuesday as the Rams blew up Beecher City. Despite a late Bobcat charge in a 5-run 5th, Shelby won by the 10-run rule in 5 innings, 20-8.
The Rams received more free passes than they had hits, but they still pounded out 10 hits, including a pair of doubles. They drew 13 walks. CHBC also had two errors and hit 2 batters.
CHBC managed to smack 6 hits, reached on 3 errors and was hit 3 times. However, they only walked once, 12 less times in a 12-run defeat.
Shelby went down in order and BC took a 2-0 lead in the 1st. BC's Seth Doty was hit by a pitch and with one out Mason Manley was hit by a pitch. Nick Miller hit an RBI-single. Wes Radloff grounded out and another run scored, 2-0.
Shelby got on the board in the 2nd. Colten Reed led off with a walk. Hunter Reed singled and Reed got to 3rd. With two outs, Colten scored on a passed ball, 2-1, before Noah Trimble walked for the 1st of 4 times. BC went in order in the 2nd and the Rams started the blow out.
Malcolm Miller led off with a single. Rece Pullen walked and Ethan Clark was hit by a pitch. Colten Reed singled a run in for the tie, 2-2. Hunter Reed hit a fielder's choice. Pullen scored for the lead, 3-2.
Payton Bryant walked, Trey Ruot singled Clark home, 4-2. Trimble walked again, forcing in a run, 5-2. AJ Stokes singled, driving in 2 runs. Trimble scored on the throw, 8-2.
There still was just one out. Miller batted around and singled a run in . Clark walked with two outs, but was left, 9-2. BC got a run back in the 3rd. Quaid Schlanser singled with one out. With two outs, Miller hit him home, 9-3.
BC was bloodied, but not bowed in the top of the 4th, but Shelby exploded for 11 runs, sealing the Bobcats fate.
The 4th started with 5 consecutive walks from two pitchers, 11-3. Miller singled a run in. Pullen reached on an errorand a run scored. Clark doubled driving in two, 15-3.
Dev Patel traded places with Clark with his own double. Gannon Beals got a hit, scoring Clark, 17-3. Shelby had 8 runs in with no outs. A fielder's choice by Kyle Stauder made it 18-3. With two outs, Trimble walked yet again.Stokes reached on an error. Miller walked, 19-3. Pullen was hit by a pitch, 20-3.
Shelbyville 20, BCCH 8
Shelby 018 (11)0--20-10-3
BC/CH 201 05--9-6-2
Ram stats: Miller 3-for-4, BB, SB, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Pullen 0-for-3, HBP, ROE, BB, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Clark 1-for-2, HBP, 2B, BB, 2 runs, 2 RBIs (Townsend 0-for-1); C Reed 1-for-2, BB, run, RBI (Stauder 0-for-2, FC, run, RBI)(Patel 1-for-2, 2B, run, RBI); H Reed 1-for-2, FC, BB, 2 runs, RBI (Beals 1-for-2, RBI); Bryant 0-for-1, 2 BB, 2 runs; Ruot 1-for-2, 2 BBs, 2 runs (Dixon 0-for-1); Trimble 4 BB, 3 runs, RBI; Stokes 1-for-3, ROE, BB, 2 runs, 3 RBIs. Pitching (W) Stokes 3 IP, ,3 runs, 4 hits, 0 BB, 1 K; Patel 2 IP, 5 runs, 2 hits, BB, 4 Ks.
BCCH stats: S Doty BB, SB, run (Gray 0-for-1)(Lamb 0-for-1)(Forbes 0-for-1); Schlanser 2-for-3, 2B, 2 SB, 2 runs; Manley 0-for-1, 2 HBP, 2 runs; Miller 2-for-3, ROE, run, 2 RBIs; Radloff 1-for-3, ROE, run, 2 RBIs; (Buzzard 0-for-3, ROE, run, RBI; Weber 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Robertson 0-for-3; Wells 0-for-2, BB. Pitching (L) MIller 2.3 IP, 8 runs, 4 hits, 5 BB, 3 Ks; Wells .6 IP, 5 runs, 2 hits, 5 BBs, 0 K; lamb .6 IP, 7 runs, 4 hits, 3 BB, K; Buzzard 1.3 IP, 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 BBs, 3 Ks.