SHELBYVILLE — The Golden Eagles just couldn’t get enough run support to take down Coffee County as the Red Raiders took both games against Shelbyville this week. On Monday, the …
SHELBYVILLE — The Golden Eagles just couldn’t get enough run support to take down Coffee County as the Red Raiders took both games against Shelbyville this week.
On Monday, the Eagles hung tough against Coffee County through the first several innings, but Coffee County slammed the door shut on a comeback with a four-run seventh inning that secured the win for the visitors.
The Red Raiders grabbed a 2-0 lead in the second inning and padded their lead with a third run in the fourth frame.
Shelbyville finally got on the board in the bottom of the fifth on back-to-back RBI singles by Carston Williams and Nick Johnson.
While the Eagles had cut the Red Raider lead to one run at that point, Coffee County answered with a four-spot in the top of the seventh to slam the door shut on a comeback try.
Johnson led the Eagles with a 2-for-2 night and an RBI.
Coffee Co. 020 100 4 — 7 4 0
Shelbyville 000 020 0 — 2 6 4
Shelbyville: William Bobo 1-for-4, Jaquai Beverly 1-for-3, Carston Williams 1-for-3, Nick Johnson 2-for-2, Marquis Wilson 1-for-3.
Coffee Co. 6, Shelbyville 0
MANCHESTER — A tough start in Game 2 against Coffee County was more than Shelbyville could overcome as the Red Raiders completed the sweep against the Eagles with a 6-0 win.
Offense was tough to come by for Shelbyville as the Eagles were held scoreless and only mustered up three hits.
Coffee County jumped out to a 5-0 lead and never left off the throttle as the Red Raiders were able to pad their lead with an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth.
Jaquai Beverly and Kyler Trice singled in the loss, while Nick Hopper also connected on a double.
Beverly pitched 5 1/3 innings and gave up six runs on five hits while striking out six.
Shelbyville 000 000 0 — 0 3 4
Coffee Co. 500 001 x — 6 5 0
Shelbyville: Jaquai Beverly 1-for-3, Kyler Trice 1-for-2, Nick Hopper 1-for-2.
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