Shelbyville Co. Legion downs Charleston Legion

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Published on July 26 2012 1:13 pm
Last Updated on July 26 2012 1:16 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Shelby County Posts 289-611-725 advanced in the Fifth Division American Legion Baseball Tournament with another victory Wednesday evening at Laker Field in Paris. Shelby County handed Charleston Legion Post 93 a 10-3 loss.

Charleston held a 2-1 lead until the fifth when Shelby County tallied three runs then tacked on five more runs in the sixth. Shelby County had 10 hits in the contest led by Nicholas Ferris with two doubles and two RBI and Kyle Floyd wit a single, triple and two RBI.

Shelby County will now face Mattoon Post 88 in an elimination game today at 5 p.m. Mattoon Post 88 defeated Danville Post 210, 8-6.

Charleston   000  201  000  --    3-  6

Shelby Co.   001  035  10x  --  10-10

WP -- Kline. LP -- Bertrand.

Charleston Post 93 -- Bence, single; Matteson, single; Clark, single; Inboden, double; Bertrand, triple, 2 RBI; Wilson, single, 1 RBI

Shelby County Posts 289-611-725 -- Cole, single; Walker, double, 2 RBI; K. Floyd, single, triple, 2 RBI; Hatfield, triple, 3 RBI; H. Cole, 1  RBI; Ferris, 2 doubles, 2 RBI; Kline, single; J. Baker, single; M. Baker, single