Racers’ Offense Edges Out the Pride, 5-4

The Pride fell to the Racers 5-4 Wednesday night. Photo by Kit Mohr

Kissimmee, FL- July 22- The Akron Racers (16-16) fell behind early before rebounding to pull out the 5-4 victory over the USSSA Pride (25-10) Wednesday evening at Champion Stadium. The Prides’ Madison Shipman split the middle infielders to lead off the second inning and Andrea Duran followed with a double down the left field line. Duran eventually scored on Brigette Del Ponte’s sacrifice fly, giving the Pride a 2-0 lead. Akron tied the game 2-2 in the next half inning as Jill Barret drove in Ayumi Karino from first with a double to left center then scored a run of her own on Taylor … [Read more...]