The Wildcats struck first. Trevor Crowe doubled then scored two batters later on a Jordan Brown single. Nick Hundley doubled Brown home and advanced to third on the throw to the plate. Hundley scored one battle later on a Bill Rhinehart single.
The Cats added two more in the second. Chris Frey homered to right and Jeff Van Houten doubled and scored on a Brown single.
The Devils got on the board in the fifth on a Jeff Larish homer, he’d homer again in the sixth. In between Cats would add a run in the fourth.
Hundley hit a solo shot in the fifth and led 8-2.
ASU added a pair in the sixth and got within three when Joe Persichina scored on a fielder’s choice.
The Wildcats gave themselves a cushion when Frey doubled home Crowe and Brad Boyer, then scored himself on a throwing error.
Mark Melancon put the first two batters on base, but struck out Zechry Zincola before forcing a game ending double play.
Frye, Boyer and Brown each had three RBI’s. Frye was 3-5.
David Coulon pitched the first four innings, allowing just one run and striking out six but was pulled because he was on a pitch count. Eric Berger came on in the fifth and got the win (2-0). Melancon got the save after relieving Sean Jarrett for his first save of the year.