SHELBYVILLE — Warren County grabbed an early lead against Shelbyville Central on Tuesday night and never gave up control of the scoreboard in a 5-2 win over the Eagles. Warren County doubled to …
SHELBYVILLE — Warren County grabbed an early lead against Shelbyville Central on Tuesday night and never gave up control of the scoreboard in a 5-2 win over the Eagles.
Warren County doubled to lead off the game and later scored the first run of the game on a RBI fielder’s choice.
Starting pitcher Palmer Williams settled in after the Pioneers scored in the first inning and sat Warren County down in order in the second and third innings.
It wasn’t until the Eagles committed an error in the fourth frame that the Pioneers were able to pad their lead.
Following the error and a double, the Pioneers got back-to-back-to-back RBIs on a double, a single and a ground out, stretching their lead to 4-0 over Shelbyville.
Edwards helped his own cause in the fourth inning with a line drive single to center field, which scored Nick Johnson.
But with a runner on third, Marquis Wilson struck out and the Eagles were unable to push another run across the plate in the inning.
Carston Williams drove in a second Shelbyville run in the fifth inning on a RBI single, which scored Caden Thomas.
Jaquai Beverly and Kyler Trice led the Eagles at the plate with both connecting on singles.
Edwards went 3 1/3 innings on the mound, striking out four, but giving up four runs on three hits, only two of which were earned.
Williams worked the final 3 2/3 innings in relief and gave up just one unearned run on four hits, while striking out five.
The Eagles return to their home diamond on Friday night, hosting the Forrest Rockets.
Warren Co. 100 300 1 — 5 7 2
Shelbyville 000 110 0 — 2 7 2
Shelbyville: Carston Williams 1-for-2, Jaquai Beverly 2-for-2, Caleb Molder 1-for-3, Kyler Trice 2-for-3, Nick Hopper 1-for-2.