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BASEBALL: Raiders rally in the 7th to beat Shelbyville

Timothy Henderson fires a pitch against Warren County Monday, March 25, 2024. -- Photo by Holly Peterson, THUNDER RADIO WMSR 107.9 FM

Coffee County scored 2 runs on a flurry of wild pitches in the top of the seventh inning Monday to beat Shelbyville 3-2.

The Raiders rallied in the seventh down 2-1 with one out and the bases empty.

Cole Pippenger singled and then Jayden Fellers worked a walk. Carston Williams took the mound for the Eagles and proceeded to throw a pair of wild pitches that scored both Pippenger and Fellers to give the Raiders the lead and they held on for the win.

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Timothy Henderson picked up the complete game win, striking out 12 Eagles batters. He scattered 4 hits and walked 3. One one of the Eagles’ runs was earned. Williams took the loss.

Stephen Bobo was solid for the Eagles on the mound, allowing 5 hits and one earned run through six innings in the no-decision.

The win moves the Raiders to 3-0 in district play. They were scheduled to host Shelbyville Tuesday but that game has been moved to Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. due to inclement weather.

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