Cardinal wins 16-2 softball rout

DANVILLE ? The Cardinal softball team got its head back above .500 with a 16-2, seven-inning rout of Danville Thursday.

The Comets, who improved to 9-8 with the victory, finished the game with a pair of home runs and eight total extra base hits.

Lindsey Davis and Lindsay Moore belted the two dingers for Cardinal. Davis also hit a double and had two runs batted in, and Moore finished 2-for-5, also hitting a double with three RBI.

Morgan Honomichl went 2-for-3 with one triple and a double, and she drove in four runs. Lexi Fullenkamp was 3-for-3 with a double, Jessie McElderry was 2-for-2 with a double and Alexis Adam finished 3-for-5. Carlie Bennett added a pair of base knocks.

From the circle, Fullenkamp logged all seven innings and struck out three. She gave up only one hit and one earned run.

Next up for the Comets is a road game vs. Centerville today.