SUGAR LAND, TX. - August 3, 2015 - The USSSA Pride defeated the Dallas Charge, 6-2, in front of 2,121 fans at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Cat Osterman earned the win, hurling a gem of a game, scattering five hits for 6.1 innings while striking out nine and allowing just one run.
The Pride broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the third on a sacrifice fly from Kelly Kretschman. The teams would exchange zeroes until the bottom of the sixth when the Pride exploded for five runs in the frame.
Osterman earned her twelfth win of the season, improving to 13-2 while Jolene Henderson was tagged with the loss after pitching well, but trouble in the sixth inning hindered her performance.
The teams continue the series tomorrow evening at 7:05 p.m. at Constellation Field.
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE LINK: http://ow.ly/QsfA1
LOCATION: Constellation Field, Sugar Land, TX.
SCORE: Pride 6, Charge 2
RECORDS: Pride (29-10), Charge (16-20)
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. 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 and has been since 2002.