Oakland blanks Eagles

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Shelbyville Central suffered a tough 9-0 loss on the road at Oakland on Friday evening.

The Patriots scored two runs in both the first and third innings, rallied for four in the fourth and added a run in the sixth.

Shelbyville Central’s lone hits were singles off the bats of Rhett Birdsong and Mason Landers.

B. Linnell went the distance for the winners with two strikeouts and no walks.

Slayde Simmons got the start for the Eagles with Cam Price in relief.

Shelbyville Central (1-2) travels to Tullahoma on Tuesday night for a District 8AAA matchup at 6.

Shelbyville 000 000 0 – 0 2 6

Oakland 202 401 x – 9 10 0

Shelbyville Central – Rhett Birdsong 1-for-3, Mason Landers 1-for-3.

Oakland – Cantrell 3-for-4, Henson 1-for-3, Lemerand 1-for-3, Matlock 1-for-2, Pennington 2-for-4, Yeargin 1-for-4, Vison 1-for-2.

WP – B. Linnell

LP – Slayde Simmons