VIERA, FL. (June 22, 2019) The Pride are home for their fifth home game of the 2019 season, against the Aussie Peppers.
The USSSA Pride secured the win at the Space Coast Stadium with a 3-0 victory over the Aussie Peppers in the final game of the series.
The USSSA Pride pitching staff had a difficult start, allowing two of the Pepper’s to get on base at the top of the first inning, but managed to finish the inning with no runs scored.
Pride answered to the rough start with 2 runs, giving the Pride a 2-0 lead.
Lorenz lead off the bottom of the first with a solo shot to get the Pride on board.
The 2nd and 3rd innings were both scoreless on both sides, the score remaining 2-0 to start the 4th inning in favor of the Pride.
Taran Alvelo came in relief for Jessica Burroughs in the 4th inning.
The Pride held the Peppers to 0 runs to end the 5th inning with a 2-0 lead.
The Pride managed to score another run at the bottom of the 6th inning, giving them a 3-0 lead over the Peppers.
Megan Good came to the mound for the Pride in the seventh inning to close the game.
The Pride swept the series with five wins and no losses.
In the circle for the Pride was Jessica Burroughs, Taran Alvelo, and Megan Good.
The Park Planet Player of the Game was Amanda Lorenz, as she hit a homerun off the Peppers pitcher, to start the batting for the Pride.
Saturday June 22nd, the Pride take on the Aussie Peppers for game five of the series at 7:05 P.M. ET at the USSSA Space Coast Stadium.
Head down to the Space Coast Stadium or tune in tomorrow on FLOSOFTBALL.com for the second game of the series.
Time: 1hr 49m
USSSA is headquartered in Viera, Florida. USSSA is the world’s largest multi-sport athletic organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 4 million participants, competing in 14 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information about USSSA, visit www.usssa.com and follow USSSA on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
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.