Dawgs defeat the Racers in a 7-1 victory off 12 hits. Four hits came from solo homeruns hit by Nerissa Myers, Brittany Cervantes and two from Katiyana Mauga!
Myers leads the game off with her homerun to put the Dawgs up early.
Mauga follows in the first at bat of the second inning with a solo shot of her own to make it 2-0.
In the third, Myers leads off with a grounder to hug the right field line for a single. Allexis Bennett chops one over third baseman, Kelley Montalvo for single, runners on first and second with no outs. Cervantes draws a walk to load the bases. Mauga draws a walk herself to force in Myers, Dawgs up by three.
In the top of the fifth Cervantes hits a line over the right center fence for her third at bat of the game.
Kayla Winkfield hits a blooper over the second baseman and turns on the wheels to sneak in to second. Myers hits a shot to the right field for a stand up double, scoring Winkfield.
Mauga doing what she does best delivers another solo homerun in the top of the seventh.
Monica Abbott with an excellent performance on the mound with nine strikeouts and only allowing four hits and one run.
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.