Salem Takes River Ridge Opener With 9-6 Softball Win Over Knights

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Salem starting pitcher #9 Emily Taylor picked up the win as the Spartans won their River Ridge opener.
Salem starting pitcher #9 Emily Taylor picked up the win as the Spartans won their River Ridge opener.

Salem came back from an early 1-0 deficit to score the game’s next nine runs, as the Lady Spartans defeated Cave Spring Tuesday afternoon in the River Ridge softball opener for both teams.

Salem had a 3-1 lead before putting away the game with a 6-run fifth inning.

Kelsey Johnson led Salem with two hits, while Cave Spring’s Kayla Malkos had four hits for the Lady Knights.     -Bill Turner