Early Lead For Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter Seals Fate For Noblesville Millers
Noblesville Millers fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 10-5 loss to Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter on Saturday. Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter scored on a walk by Riley Heim, a walk by Lauren Beaman, a walk by Brooke Belloni, a walk by Carson Heim, a walk by Chloe Olejnik, a walk by Annie Kluemper, and a single by Taylor Faulkenberg in the first inning.
Noblesville Millers lost despite out-hitting Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter nine to six.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter got things moving in the first inning, when Heim drew a walk, scoring one run.
Noblesville Millers scored three runs in the third inning. Emily Minett, Julia Furiak, and Maddie Taylor all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Faulkenberg earned the win for Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter. She allowed one hit and zero runs over two innings, striking out one. Beaman threw five innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Baily Ryan took the loss for Noblesville Millers. She allowed two hits and four runs over one-third of an inning.
Noblesville Millers hit one home run on the day. Ella White had a dinger in the sixth inning.
Noblesville Millers totaled nine hits in the game. Minett, White, and Taylor all managed multiple hits for Noblesville Millers. Taylor, White, and Minett each managed two hits to lead Noblesville Millers. Noblesville Millers was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Minett made the most plays with eight.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter collected six hits. Faulkenberg and Kluemper all had multiple hits for Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter. Faulkenberg went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter in hits.