Pifer Leads Walsh to a Perfect Day in Myrtle Beach

Pifer Leads Walsh to a Perfect Day in Myrtle Beach

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.)- Walsh (4-2) completes a perfect opening day at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic by winning a pair of run rule victories over SUNY-Delhi (0-11) by scores of 13-0 and 14-0.

Senior Olivia Pifer (3-1) threw a perfect game in Game One, striking out 10 of the 15 batters she faced. This is the first perfect game thrown by a Cavalier since Kelsey Ford on April 4, 2012, against Houghton.

Walsh blew the game open in fourth inning scoring six runs. The Cavaliers had 11 hits on the game. Jessie Rock lead the Cavaliers with 3 RBI. Alaina Manor and Rebekah Hoffee also had multiple RBI collecting two each. Rock, Hoffee, Leah Roten, and Rachel Rittelmann all had multi-hit games.

Walsh continued its powerful offense in Game Two scoring six runs in the first inning. The Cavaliers continued to put the ball in play collecting 14 hits as a team. Walsh had four players with multi-hit games. Rock and Kesley Putman each had three hits while Abbey Yaugher and Cali Frascone had two each. Putman lead the Cavaliers with 5 RBI. Ryan Kuula (1-1) struck out six while scattering two hits to get the win in the circle.

On the day Rock was 4-7 with 5 RBIs with a double and triple.

The Cavaliers are back in action tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. as they take on Stark County rival Malone. Walsh will conclude Day Two against Glenville St. at 3:30 p.m.