AUSTIN — Shiner was unable to win its fifth state baseball championship on Thursday.

The Comanches (34-1) fell to Valley Mills (30-2-2) Thursday in the Class 2A championship game.

Shiner rode the 13-strikeout performance by senior pitcher Ryan Peterson for a 3-0 win over Garrison on Wednesday night.

Valley Mills edged out New Home, 4-3, to get to the state championship game.

FINAL: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 2

Cooper Ewing back in to pitch for Valley Mills. Kaden Boothe comes in with a pinch-hit single, Moeller will run for him. Moeller advances to second on a wild pitch. Shows grounds out and Moeller scores on an error. Peterson flies out. Wenske works a 2-out walk to bring the tying run to the plate. Hailey strikes out.

Mid 7: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

McLane flies out to left. Richardson hits a pop up to the third baseman for the second out. McDonald grounds out.

End 6: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Patek walks. Nerada strikes out. Filip reaches on a fielder's choice and Patek is out at second. Filip gets to second base after a wild pitch by Kuligowski. Schuette hits a pop up and strands the runner. Shiner is now hitless in 9 at-bats with runners on.

Mid 6: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Shiner vs. Valley Mills state final

Shiner’s Carson Schuette recovers the ball in the outfield during the Class 2A state championship game against Valley Mills on Thursday at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

Bryce Filip now pitching for Shiner. Taylor leads off with a popup to the shortstop. McNair able to reach base on the third error committed by Shiner. Johnson draws a walk to put two on. Kuligowski flies out to center. Perez strikes out.

End 5: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Schuette singles to left field to lead off the inning. Jace Moeller called out for batter's interference. Shows hit by pitch. Peterson flies out to left field. Wenske draws a 2-out walk to load the bases. Hailey strikes out to leave the bases loaded. Shiner now 0-for-6 with runners on.

Mid 5: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Perez flies out to center. McLane grounds out to the shortstop. Richardson hits a 2-out single for Valley Mills' eighth hit. Ewing singles to right field. Wenske gets a ground out to end the inning.

End 4: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Patek flies out to center field. Nerada strikes out swinging. Filip strikes out, as well.

Mid 4: Valley Mills 4, Shiner 1

Ewing hits a leadoff single. His courtesy runner is caught stealing second. Montgomery strikes out; Wenske now has 6 strikeouts. Taylor singles to center field with 2 outs. McNair reaches on an error to put runners on the corners. Shiner has committed a pair of errors today. Johnson picks up an RBI on a single to extend Valley Mills' lead. Kuligowski struck out looking.

End 3: Valley Mills 3, Shiner 1

Cale Shows flies out to open the inning. Peterson strikes out. Wenske hits a 2-out single for Shiner's second hit. Hailey strikes out and shiner strands a runner.

Mid 3: Valley Mills 3, Shiner 1

Preston Montgomery strikes out for the first out. Elandis Taylor singles. McNair hit by a pitch. Johnson drives in Taylor to tie the game. Kuligowski's 2-run triple puts Valley Mills up. Perez hit by a pitch. McLane strikes out swinging. Perez steals second. Richardson grounds out.

Shiner vs. Valley Mills state final

Bryce Filip, left, and Drew Wenske, right, celebrate Shiner’s first run of the Class 2A state championship game against Valley Mills on Thursday at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

End 2: Shiner 1, Valley Mills 0

Bryce Nerada hits a pop up to second base. Bryce Filip draws a 1-out walk and reaches second on a failed pickoff attempt and third on a wild pitch. Carson Schuette grounds out to drive Filip in and open the scoring. Jace Moeller grounds out.

Mid 2: Shiner 0, Valley Mills 0

Thomas Perez strikes out looking. Kennett McLane doubles. Braydon Richardson and Cooper Ewing ground out to strand the runner.

End 1: Shiner 0, Valley Mills 0

Ryan Peterson leads off with a single, but is caught stealing. Wenske flies out to center field. Keenan Hailey walks. AJ Patek strikes out looking.

Mid 1: Valley Mills 0, Shiner 0

Drew Wenske strikes out Eli McNair to start the game. Cason Johnson strikes out. Kaleb Kuligowski.


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