The Lady Blue Devils put up five runs in the second inning and held on to earn a 5-3 victory over Rye Cove on Thursday in the Cumberland semifinals.
Castlewood’s swiftness on the basepaths combined with a few timely hits and a fielding error by Rye Cove helped the Lady Blue Devils turn a 1-0 deficit into a 5-1 lead.
“We’ve got a pretty good baserunning team and we capitalized on their mistakes in the second inning,” Castlewood coach Barry Ruff said. “Five runs — that’s all we had and we needed every one of them.”
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