Rosemont, Ill. – The Bandits welcomed the USSSA Pride to Chicago for the first time in the 2013 season to battle for first place in the NPF standings. The first of a four game series featured pitchers Monica Abbott and Sarah Pauly for the Bandits and Pride respectively.
The Pride threatened with two hits in the top of the second form GiOnna DiSalvatore and Andrea Duran, but DiSalvatore was thrown out in an attempt to steal third. Abbott put down the threat with two strikeouts to end the inning.
After a quiet top of the third, Kimi Pohlman hit a double in the bottom of the third, but a great defensive play by the Pride’s centerfielder Caitlin Lowe and a fielder’s choice left two Bandits on base. The game was scoreless at the end of three.
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