Boys Varsity Baseball · Varsity Baseball Completes Sweep vs. Delta

The Golden Bears Varsity Baseball Team hosted Delta for game two of the HHC series on Friday night.  Despite seeing its five-run lead whittled down by the end, the Golden Bears still held off Delta for a 10-9 victory.  Delta scored five runs in the failed comeback on a single by Corbin Uhrivk in the fifth, a groundout by Jackson King in the fifth, a single by Trevor Edgerton in the fifth, a error in the fifth, and a groundout by Mario Lopez in the sixth.  Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base.  Shelbyville collected eight hits and Delta had nine.  The Golden Bears exploded for six runs in the third inning with Luke Jackson’s double scoring 3 runs and Charlie Rife’s single scoring another 3 runs.  Benny Thompson was the winning pitcher for the Golden Bears. The pitcher lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and eight runs while striking out five.  Tyler Smalley threw two and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.  Smalley recorded the last seven outs to earn the save for the Golden Bears.  Kaleb Schaf, Caden Tackett, and Rife all managed multiple hits for the Golden Bears.  Rife, Tackett, and Schaf all had two hits to lead the Golden Bears.  Shelbyville moved to 11-7 on the year and 4-4 in HHC play.  They will travel to Yorktown on Tuesday starting at 6pm.