VIERA, FL. (June 27, 2019) –The Pride take the Cleveland Comets in last game of the four game series, with the final score of 4-2.

 The Pride started out strong in the bottom of the first with a lead off double by Amanda Lorenz. Followed up by an RBI single off the bat of Sydney Romero.

The Comets were able to even the score 1-1 in the top of the second with a Cervantes solo home run. 

In the top of the fourth the Comets once again were able to go yard. It didn’t take long for the Pride to give their answer back with Lorenz’s RBI double. Followed by Sydney Romero earning her second RBI of the day hitting in Lorenz giving the pride a 3-2 lead.   

At the top of the fifth Nicole Pendley made an outstanding play in right field robbing the Comets of another HR.                         

Through five innings the Pride added 1 more run off the bat of Megan Wiggins giving the pride a 4-2.

In the circle and getting the win for the Pride was Jolene Henderson pitching 5 ⅓ innings earning her 4th win. Taran Alvelo comes in relief at the top of the sixth as she looks to close the game down for the pride. Megan Good comes in and shuts down the Comets in the top of the seventh.

The Pride sweep the series against the Comets taking the final game of the series by a score of 4-2.

 The Park Planet Player of the game was Amanda Lorenz. Lorenz went 3-4 at the plate. She totaled for 3 of the 4 pride runs by scoring 2 herself and hitting one another.

Monday July 1st the Pride take on the Beijing Eagles for game one of a four game series at 7:05 P.M. ET at the USSSA Space Coast Stadium. 

Head down the Space Coast Stadium or tune in tomorrow on NPFTV.com for the second game of the series. 

Quick Facts: 

Time: 1hr 45m 

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National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success.  The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets, and USSSA Pride. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada, China, and Mexico, and represent the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.