CFM Sluggers stay perfect with wins
The CFM Sluggers Majors squad moved to a very dominant 7-0 with a doubleheader sweep against Carrollton on Thursday, May 30. With the two lopsided victories, the Sluggers maintained their status as the team to beat in the circuit, moving their run differential to 105 (108-3) through just seven games.
Thursday, May 30 - League game - 6 p.m.
A huge first inning let the Sluggers get ahead early and permanently en route to the 15-0 victory in game one of the doubleheader.
Every Slugger reached base and scored before the first out was recorded against them, moving the score to 12-0 in the first inning. After a trio of runs in the third inning, the game ended with the 15-0 result.
Rinley Hulver and Delaney Nelson each went 2-3 with doubles, while Emily Wilkens also doubled. Addison Roepe stroked a triple in the victory.
Olivia Hemme threw a complete game, striking out nine hitters over three innings - recording every out via punchout. Hemme walked just two and allowed one hit.
The Sluggers moved to 6-0 with the victory.
Thursday, May 30 - League game - 8 p.m.
In reverse fashion from the first game of the doubleheader, Carrollton slowed down the Sluggers’ bats early on before a 13-run outburst in the third inning essentially put the nail in the coffin as the Sluggers would win 18-0.
Two perfect innings from Addison Roepe set the pace for the second game of the night. Roepe struck out four over two innings while declining to yield a walk or hit.
Kiya Inman would finish the game off from the pitcher’s circle with a perfect inning of her own, striking out two along the way.
Roepe also was extremely dominant offensively, going 4-4 with two doubles and a home run. She scored four runs and also drove in four.
Olivia Hemme went 3-3 with a walk, while Emily Wilkens and Inman each collected two hits. As a team, the Sluggers collected 13 guts and walked five times.
The victory moves the Sluggers to 7-0 on the year.