Girls Varsity Softball · Softball Team Beats Cascade; Faulkenberg throws No-No

The Cardinal Ritter Softball Team beat Cascade on Monday after falling to Cathedral in the City Tournament Semi-Finals on Friday.  Taylor “The Falcon” Faulkenberg throw a no hitter, dominating the Lady Cadets, while racking up 17 strike outs.  Annie “The Natural” Kluemper, Chloe Olejnik and Brooke “Ain’t No Bologna” Belloni all had multiple hits in the game to help the Raiders secure the win.  Kluemper was the offensive leader going 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.

On Friday, the Lady Raider lost to Cathedral 8-2 Cathedral jumped out to a 4 run lead in the 2nd inning and scored 2 in the 5th and 2 in the 6th.  But the Lady Raiders didn’t give up and started a rally in the 7th.  Carrson Heim earned a walk and Annie Kluemper hit a double to put runners at second and third.  Jenna “Pure Athlete” Purichia had a sacrifice fly to center and scored 1.  Riley Heim then hit a fly ball to center to score Kluemper.  Riley Heim was the offensive leader of the game going 3 for 4 with an RBI.