It’s must win time for Taylorsville Post 170. Shelby rolled to a 9-4 win Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the best of five American Legion Quarterfinal Baseball Playoff Series. With the loss, Post 170 falls to 16-5-1 on the season.
The game was scoreless until Shelby scored a run in the 4th and added two more in the 5th inning. Taylorsville plated a run in the 7th but Shelby put the game away scoring four times in their half of the inning.
Trae Starnes went 3-4 and scored twice to lead Post 170 who must win tonight’s game III in Taylorsville or their season is over. Game time is 7pm at Bob Gryder Stadium on the campus of Alexander Central High School.