Kissimmee, FL– The USSSA Pride continued their hot win streak on Saturday night, beating the Racers 5-0, winning their 15th game in a row bringing their record for the season to 22-7, remaining atop the NPF Standings. Sarah Pauly would be sent to the mound for the Pride to continue her brilliant work on the mound this season, and she would do just that, shutting out the Racers to earn her second win of the season. Bringing her record to 2-2 on the season. Toni Paisley would be sent to the mound for the Racers but would not last long, giving up 7 hits and 3 runs in two and a third innings.
The Pride would paint the board first in the 3rd inning as the Pride brought eight batters to the plate. Caitlin Lowe would single and Jessica Mendoza would follow that up with a deep home run over the center field wall, giving the Pride a 2-0 lead. Charlotte Morgan would then come up and reach base following an error by the Racers pitcher Toni Paisley. Francesca Enea singled to left on the very next pitch and that would bring up Ashley Charters who would rip a double down the left field line scoring Morgan, giving the Pride a 3-0 lead and hitting Toni Paisley right out of the game. Kristina Thorson would be brought in in relief and would get the final two outs to end the inning.
The Pride would go on to score a run a piece in two more innings en route to their 15th win in a row. Toni Paisley would get the loss, which would be her 1st loss of the season, leaving her record at 1-1 on the season and bring the Racers to 16-15 on the season. Sarah Pauly would go on to pitch a spectacular game as she pitched a complete game shut out, giving up 3 hits, walking one and striking out 4.
The USSSA Pride will continue in their final home games in Florida against the Akron Racers at ESPN Wide World of Sports tomorrow night, Saturday, July 30th at 7:05PM. Come out and support your favorite NPF Team. For more information visit dev.usssapride.com.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA News!
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