Shelby County Legion Wins at Division Tournament


Published on July 25 2012 9:34 am
Last Updated on July 25 2012 9:34 am
Written by Millie Lange

Shelby County Legion Posts 289-611-725 trounced Paris Legion Post 211 13-3 in eight innings during Division Tournament Play at Laker Stadium in Paris Tuesday.

Paris Legion Post 211 took a 3-1 first inning lead but Shelby County came back with three runs in the second and never looked back. Luke Hatfield had a double, triple and three RBI for the winners. Kyle Floyd contributed two singles, a triple and four RBI while Brady Walker had two singles and a double. Nicholas Ferris added a single, double and three RBI. Ryne Floyd was the winning pitcher on a three-hitter allowing one walk and striking out seven.

Shelby County will now take on the winner of the Charleston vs. Piatt County game at 8 p.m. today.

Paris Legion     300  000  00  --   3-  3

Shelby Legion  131  005  03  --  13-15

Paris Legion Post 21 -- Whitacre, single; Elmore, single, 2 RBI; Spencer, single

Shelby County Legion Posts 289-611-725 -- Cole, single; Walker, 2 singles, double; K. Floyd, 2 singles, triple, 4 RBI; Hatfield, double, triple, 3 RBI; Cole, single, 1 RBI; Ferris, single, double, 3 RBI; Kline, single; M. Baker, single; J. Baker, single, 2 RBI