A walk-off single propelled Wildcats to a decisive, dramatic victory over Sugar-Salem, 13-12. The game was tied at 12 with Wildcats batting in the bottom of the seventh when Reegan Carter singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Sami Taylor led Wildcats to victory by driving in four runs. Taylor went 3-for-3 at the plate. Taylor drove in runs on a double in the second, a triple in the fifth, and a single in the seventh.
Sugar-Salem got on the board in the first inning. Bennion drove in two when Bennion homered.
After Sugar-Salem scored four runs in the top of the fourth, Wildcats answered with four of their own. Sugar scored when Sanderson singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, an error scored one run for Sugar-Salem, and an error scored one run for Sugar-Salem.
Wildcats then answered when Gracie Brooks tripled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run and a sacrifice bunt by Carter scored one run for Wildcats.
Wildcats notched five runs in the fifth inning.
The offensive firepower by Wildcats was led by Brooks, Taylor, and McCarty Stoddard, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Stoddard pitched Wildcats to victory. Stoddard surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out four and walking one.
Brooks started the game for Wildcats. The righthander allowed six hits and 11 runs over four innings, striking out one
Wildcats racked up eight hits.
Taylor and Brooks all managed multiple hits for Wildcats. Brooks and Taylor all had three hits to lead Wildcats. Nikaela Higley led Wildcats with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with six stolen bases.