Varsity Softball · Cavemen Victorious Richfield Thanks To Fifth Inning Boost


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Cavemen scored five runs in the fifth on its way to a 9-2 victory over Richfield on Saturday. Cavemen put the pressure on, lead by singles by Jane Rubert, Tea Fowler, and Marae Decker.
In the first inning, Richfield got their offense started. A Stewart doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Cavemen pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second an error scored one run for Cavemen and Cheyenne Hillman singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Cavemen put up five runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Rubert, Fowler, and Decker.
Decker got the win for Cavemen. The righty lasted four innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out two. Fowler threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
M Sydall took the loss for Richfield. Sydall went two innings, allowing three runs on two hits, striking out one and walking one.
Cavemen scattered nine hits in the game. Alex Porter and Rubert each had multiple hits for Cavemen. Rubert and Porter each collected two hits to lead Cavemen.
Stewart led Richfield with two hits in three at bats.