The Cardinal Ritter softball team lost to the Cathedral Lady Irish on Wednesday to a score of 7-4 despite hitting safely 10 times to Cathedral’s 7. The Raiders offense has been steady of the last few games collecting double digit hits on multiple occasions. Chloe Olejnik, Taylor “The Falcon” Faulkenberg and Jenna “Pure Athlete” Purichia all collected multiple hits for the Lady Raiders on Wednesday. Purichia and Brooke Belloni each drove in a run to lead the Lady Raiders.
The team had a chance to take the lead in the 6th as they scored 3 runs on a double by Belloni and a single by Purichia. It proved to not be enough however as the Lady Irish kept their lead going until the last out. Carson Heim and Purichia each pitched for the Lady Raiders with Heim picking up the loss.
The Lady Raiders are back in action on Monday as they travel to Cascade to take on the Lady Cadets. 1st pitch is scheduled for 5:30.