Pride Fall to Bandits Following Walk-Off Homerun in Extras, 3-0

Keilani Ricketts had a stellar pitching performance Monday night. Striking out 15 batters in 8.2 innings pitched.

Article courtesy of the Chicago Bandits ROSEMONT, Ill. – July 27, 2015 – In her last outing, Monica Abbott was perfect against the Dallas Charge. In Monday night’s series opener against the USSSA Pride, she was not perfect. However, she was equally as impressive, tossing all nine innings in a thrilling 3-0 walk-off victory for the Bandits. It was a much-needed win for the Bandits, who entered tonight’s game even with the Pride in the loss column, but with four less wins. With the victory, the Bandits moved to within a half game of catching their NPF rivals for the top spot in the … [Read more...]

The Pride Score 4 Runs in the Fourth to Beat the Racers 6-4

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Kissimmee, FL- July 25-The USSSA Pride (27-10) edged the Akron Racers (16-18) by a score of 6-4 Friday evening at Champion Stadium. The Pride jumped out to an early lead in the second inning after Hallie Wilson led off with a bunt single and GiOnna Disalvatore followed with her fourth home run of the season to give the Pride a 2-0 lead. The fourth inning was a big inning for both squads with each notching four runs on four hits. Akron’s Ayumi Karino knocked in first two runs with a right field single followed by RBI singles by Jill Barrett and Nerissa Myers. The Pride started their … [Read more...]

Pride Take Series Against Rebellion with 3-1 Win

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Kissimmee, FL- July 21- The USSSA Pride (25-9) closed out the home series with Pennsylvania (9-27) with a 3-1 victory over the Rebellion Tuesday night at Champion Stadium. The Pride led early but the Rebellion threatened to make a comeback in the late innings. USSSA’s Shelby Pendley continued her hot hitting from last night as she doubled home Kelly Kretschman in the first inning to put the Pride on top 1-0 after one at-bat. USSSA doubled its lead in the second inning, 2-0, as GiOnna Disalvatore led off the with a single back through the middle of the infield and was driven home on … [Read more...]

Rebellion Defeat the Pride in Late Inning Comeback

The USSSA Pride fall to the Pennsylvania Rebellion Saturday night. Photo by Kit Mohr

Kissimmee, Fla. – July 18th – A late rally lifted the Pennsylvania Rebellion (9-24) to a 6-3 win over the USSSA Pride (22-9) on Saturday night at Champion Stadium. The Pride took an early lead as Lauren Chamberlain’s RBI single to left center, scored Madison Shipman from second base. The next frame opened with a single from Natasha Watley, who came around to score on Kelly Kretschman’s double to center field. The Pride held a 2-0 lead after five complete innings. The Rebellion comeback began in the sixth inning. A pair of runs early in the inning tied the game. Courtney Senas gave … [Read more...]

Pride take Rebellion DH With Back-to-Back Shutouts

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WASHINGTON, PA – July 11, 2015 - Fans got a double dose of NPF action Saturday at CONSOL Energy Park when the Pennsylvania Rebellion hosted the USSSA Pride in a double header.  The Pride wouldn’t allow a single Rebellion run through 14 innings and were victorious in both contests by a score of 5-0 and 2-0, respectively. The Pride jumped out to an early lead in game one, when a wild pitch brought in Natasha Watley (1-3, 1 run) to put the Pride on the board. A GiOnna DiSalvatore (2-3, 2 RBI, 1 run) two-run blast to right field extended the lead to 3-0 in the top of the second. The Pride … [Read more...]