The half-inning lasted 18 minutes. Colliflower's infield single was followed by an RBI double by Morgan Kelley, a single by Jenny Brumfield, a two-run double by Savannah Eplin and four consecutive singles that brought Caldwell onto the field again.
At that point, he was replacing Rogers with reliever Emily Davis, who got out of the inning and from there, kept the Knights' bats comparatively silent until the fifth.
In that fateful frame, however, the typically solid Hurricane defense committed five errors, leading to four unearned runs on two hits.
Shull nailed down the title the next half-inning.
"You can't play bad and expect to beat a good team, a real good team and in my mind the best team in the state," Caldwell said. "We played terribly."
A total of six Midland players had two hits in the win, led by Kelley's 2-for-3 showing.
South Charleston 3, Ripley 1 - In the MSAC consolation game, Black Eagles senior Alli Burdette surpassed the 1,000-career strikeout mark as SC topped Ripley for the second time in two weeks.
The 2012 Kanawha Valley Player of the Year finished the game at 1,002 career strikeouts.
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