2 Home Runs, 2 Big Wins
By Sam Brauen Sunday, April 29, 2018 08:13:40 AM
(BLUFFTON) - On a cold Saturday morning, Bluffton softball put on the long sleeves and scored runs. The Lady Pirates improved to 11-4 with a doubleheader sweep of Arcadia and scored 27 runs along the way.
Game 1 : 13-3 Bluffton Victory
Averey Rumer led the way with a 4/4 batting effort and two runs scored. Katie Prater and Kayla White each had two hits and two RBI as well. Brinkley Garmatter, Mara Minnig and Bekah Hoff each had a hit. Minnig & Hoff drove in two runs each. Libby Schaadt improved to 10-4 as a starting pitcher with the win. The sophomore went six innings and allowed six hits while striking out ten batters.
Game 2 : 14-4 Bluffton Victory
Similar to game one, Bluffton jumped on the visiting Redskins early and built a 9-0 lead after two innings on their way to a ten run victory. Senior Aimee Ritter picked up her first win of the year as starting pitcher, going all five innings. Ritter allowed 7 hits and struck out one batter.
Katie Prater was 3/3 in the second game with a Grand Slam in the third inning. The junior catcher also blasted a double, drove in five runs and scored four times. Libby Schaadt displayed her power as well, hitting a three run bomb in the second inning. Averey Rumer had two hits, two stolen bases and two runs.