Baton Rouge, LA- Brittany Mack was sent to the mound for the Pride in the 2nd game of a double header to face Diamond pitcher Sarah Plourde.
The Diamonds offense picked up right where they started in the first game. Four singles by the Diamonds in the 2nd inning would score 2 runs and take the Diamonds to a 2-0 lead at the end of the second.
In a unique turn of events, the Pride put up 2 runs in the 3rd inning without recording a hit. Four walks by Sarah Plourde and 2 wild pitches would bring in 2 runs for the Pride and even the score at 2-2.
The Diamonds Kelsi Weseman would hit a solo home run to put Carolina up 3-2.
The Pride offense would finally come alive in the fourth inning, as a 3 run home run by Tonya Callahan brought the Pride out to their first lead of the day at 5-3. After two walks, Caitlin Lowe would capitalize for the Pride, lacing a 2 RBI double to center, extending the Pride's lead to 7-3.
Softball would end for the day as the rain came in and the game would be postponed for the day. Ready to resume Sunday at 1:30 ET before the Pride and Diamonds square off in the final game of the series.
About National Pro Fastpitch:
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.