Dawgs bats stay fairly quiet today with just five hits. Unable to string together those hits left eight runners on base.
A hit by pitch and a walk gave the Bandits two on in the first. A sac fly from Natalie Hernandez scores Emily Carosone putting them up by one.
Throwing error gets Britt Vonk two bases to lead off the second inning. Kayla Winkfield places a nice bunt to get herself on and move Vonk to third. Meagan May-Whitley hits a chopper to third that will score Vonk, making it 1-1.
A hit by Stacy May-Johnson, walk to Megan Blank and error for Sammy Marshall loads the bases for Brenna Moss who hits an RBI single to second for two runs. Bandits up 1-3 in the second.
A base hit by Moss and a HBP to Carosone brings up Sahvanna Jaquish who his an RBI double to score them both making it 5-1.
After a rain delay in the bottom of the sixth the Dawgs make one last effort to come back in the top of the seventh.
Olivia Watkins leads things off with a bloop over second base for a single. Allexis Bennett draws a walk to put two runners on. Nerissa Myers hits into a fielder’s choice to get Bennett at second for a first and third situation with one out.
Brittany Cervantes puts up a sec fly in right field territory to score Watkins from third. A fly out by Taylor Edwards ends the game at Dawgs 2 Bandits 5.
About the Scrap Yard Dawgs
The Scrap Yard Dawgs began competition in the National Pro Fastpitch league in 2016. The Dawgs provides elite softball players the opportunity to pursue a professional career and inspire the next generation of professionals. Located in the Houston area, the Dawgs organization and its players are committed to demonstrating leadership in community involvement, entertainment, and professionalism. Follow the Dawgs at www.scrapyarddawgs.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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 Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.