VIERA, FL. (June 24, 2019) –The Pride are home again this week for a four game series against the Cleveland Comets.
The USSSA Pride came from behind to clench the win at the Space Coast Stadium with a 4-3 victory over the Comets in the first game of the series.
The Comets took an early lead in the second inning, one swing of the bat from Palacios gave them the 1-0 advantage.
In the top of the third, the Comets went up 2-0. That didn’t stop the Pride as they rallied back in the bottom of the third. Taking the lead 4-2 with two of them coming from Kelly Kretschman and one by both Jessie Warren and Chelsea Goodacre.
At the top of the fifth the Comets made it close by adding another one to the board, to make the score 3-4.
In the top of the seventh Megan Good came in to close the game down for the Pride.
The Pride held on to the lead and took the first game of the series with a 4-3 win in the contest. That stretches the win streak to 9 now.
In the circle and getting the win for the Pride was Jolene Henderson. Adding her third win on the season. Good came in and was awarded the save for shutting down the Comets in the top of the seventh.
The Park Planet Player of the game was Kelly Kretschman. Kretschman went 3-3 at the plate with 2 RBI’s which gave the Pride the win.
Tuesday June 25th the Pride take on the Cleveland Comets for game two of the series at 7:05 P.M. ET at the USSSA Space Coast Stadium.
Head down the Space Coast Stadium or tune in tomorrow on flosoftball.com for the second game of the series.
Time: 1hr 40m
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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.