Sluggers find their sweet spot against Lexington, McCracken

Friday, June 14, 2019

The CFM Sluggers Majors softball team advanced through another week with their undefeated record intact, taking two games each from Lexington and McCracken Farms this past week.

The Sluggers advanced through the week with a 61-3 run differential, further proving their dominance in the league.

The Sluggers advanced to 11-0 after victories in the four games this week.

Monday, June 3 — League game — 6 p.m.
McCracken 1
Sluggers 11

An efficient performance from both the mound and the plate propelled the Sluggers to an 11-1 victory in game one of their doubleheader against McCracken Farms.

Just three McCracken Farms hitters reached base against Addison Roepe in her four inning complete game performance. She struck out six while allowing just one hit and a pair of walks.

Offensively, Roepe also stood out with a two-run homer. She and Abby Jones split the team lead with two RBIs apiece. Jones, Emily Wilkens, Kiya Inman, and Olivia Hemme also singled. Hemme was also one of six Sluggers to draw a walk.

The Sluggers advanced to 8-0 with the victory.

Monday, June 3 — League game — 8 p.m.
Sluggers 11
McCracken 0

A shutout from Kiya Inman powered the Sluggers to victory in game two of their doubleheader with McCracken Farms, 11-0.

Inman mowed down eight hitters in her four inning complete game shutout. She allowed a lone hit and no walks while striking out eight.

In hitting a double, Inman was one of four players who also recorded a hit for the Sluggers: Abby Jones, Addison Roepe, and Chloe Fahrmeier recorded singles. Roepe drove in three runs, while the team combined to draw 11 walks.

The Sluggers moved to 9-0 in victory.

Thursday, June 6 — League game — 6 p.m.
Sluggers 24
Lexington 2

A 13-run first inning helped the Sluggers coast to victory in game one of their doubleheader with Lexington, 24-2.

Addison Roepe was stellar from the plate, going 3-3 with five RBIs. Abby Jones and Olivia Hemme each went 2-2 with three RBIs and two walks. As a team, the Sluggers drew 17 walks and 11 hits. Kiya Inman collected the team’s only extra base hit (triple).

Hemme allowed a single hit in her three inning complete game. She walked and struck out five apiece.

The Sluggers moved to 10-0 with the victory.

Thursday, June 6 — League game — 8 p.m.
Lexington 0
Sluggers 15

A combined one-hitter gave the Sluggers enough firepower to beat Lexington in game two of their doubleheader, shutting out Lexington 15-0.

Kiya Inman allowed a single walk and no hits in two innings while striking out four, while Addison Roepe allowed a walk and a hit in one inning of work but also recorded all three outs via punchout.

The team’s six hits were split amongst three players: Abby Jones recorded a single and a double, while Kiya Inman and Delaney Nelson each put down two singles. Jones and Emily Wilkens scored three runs apiece, while Olivia Hemme drove in three RBIs.

The Sluggers stayed perfect, advancing to 11-0.

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