WATERTOWN, WI – Playing in their first home doubleheader at Brandt Quirk Park, Maranatha’s softball team fell 22-0, and 17-0, against the Cardinal Stritch Wolves (22-15), on Wednesday afternoon.
The Wolves generated 21 hits in game one, and pieced together three innings with at least six-runs in game one, while limiting Maranatha to two hits.
Senior pitcher Rosa Lewis (Yates City, IL) and freshman Miranda Berry (Findlay, OH) each had hits, while Lewis pitched two innings, allowing six earned runs, before sophomore Sam Swiatek (Walled Lake, MI) pitched the next three innings of relief.
The Wolves’ high-octane offense produced 19 hits in the second game, and scored three runs in the first and seven runs in the second, while Swiatek got the nod on the mound, pitching five complete innings.
Shortstop Emily Boogher (York, PA) went 1-2 from the plate, and is now 18-32 on the season, with a .563 batting average.
The Crusaders return to Brandt Quirk Park on Saturday, to face the Mount Mary Blue Angels, at 12:00 p.m.