Rinaldi’s grand slam powers Mooney softball past Boardman

The Cardinals used an 8-run 3rd inning to beat the Spartans, 13-4 Saturday

The Cardinals used an 8-run 3rd inning to beat the Spartans, 13-4 Saturday.

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – Cardinal Mooney sophomore Conchetta Rinaldi hit a grand slam in the third inning to help the Cardinals beat Boardman, 13-4 Saturday at Boardman High School.

Rinaldi finished with five RBI’s and two hits on the day. It was her fourth home run of the year and first grand slam. Freshman CJ Sapp finished with two hits and three RBI’s.

In the circle, junior Kayla Rutherford allowed just one earned run in a complete game effort. Mooney lost to Steubenville, 17-1 in the second game of their doubleheader.

The Cardinals improve to 7-3 on the season and play at Edison on Monday at 5:15 p.m.