After the gut-wrenching extra-inning loss in game 1, the Rams took it out on Casey, pounding out nine hits, getting a lead and exploding for six runs in the 4th and 5th. Abbie Watton pitched for Shelby and KO'd eight, while Black, pitching her second game of the day, only had four Ks.
Shelby scored early again. With two outs, Moll walked and Madison Boone launched a 2-run homer. Watton hit the first Casey batter and gave up an RBI-double by Neal. Neal tried to steal 3rd, but Courtney Williams threw her out. With two dead, Watton rang up the clean-up hitter.
Shelby had the bases jammed in the 2nd, but couldn't get them in. Watton walked, Smith singled and Lindsey Eigsti reached on an error. A fielder's choice got Williams at home and a pop out ended the opportunity. Watton gave up a double in the 2nd, but also had her second K.
Moll led off the Ram 3rd with a single, but was left on. Watton rang up Casey's first batter in the 3rd, Williams made a 2-unassisted play. The next batter singled, but was out on the base paths.
Shelby made noise in the 4th. Watton led off with a walk. With one out, Eigsti reached on an error. Williams reached on an error and a 2 runs were in. With one out and one on, Kayla Brachbill launched a 2-run home run for a 6-1 lead. Moll walked and Boone singled, but they were stranded.
Casey manufactured a run in the 4th. A lead-off single and a stolen base got it going. Moll threw out the next batter at 1st and Brachbill threw out the following batter at 1st, but a run scored, 6-2 Rams. Watton KO'd the next batter, her fourth.