The Cardinal Ritter Softball Team beat the Lutheran Lady Saints 5-3 on Tuesday to open Indiana Crossroads Conference play. The Lady Raiders put 4 runs on the board in the first inning and never looked back as they picked up another in the 4th. Lutheran made it interesting in the 7th as they scored a run to bring the score within 2, but CRHS shut them down picking up the victory.
Taylor “The Falcon” Faulkenberg picked up the complete game win on the mound, scattering five hits and fanning 11 while giving up no earned runs.
The offense was led by Faulkenberg as well as she hit a 3 run homerun in the first inning to go 1 for 1 on the day. Chloe Olejnik also put one out of the park on a solo shot to go 1 for 3 on the day. Also picking up hits were Annie “The Natural” Kluemper, Lauren “Steamin” Beaman, and Meghan McCall.