07/31/2016 12:00 AM -
Tallahassee, Florida - July 31st, 2016 – The Dawgs were back in action tonight for game three against the USSSA Pride at JoAnne Graf field on Florida State’s campus.
The Dawgs scored first again in tonight’s game when Madison Shipman hit a fielder’s choice to shortstop, Shelby Pendley with bases loaded early for the Dawgs to score Britt Vonk who reached earlier on an error (1-0).
The Scrap Yard Dawgs played flawless on the defensive end giving up just one hit to Pendley in the first two innings of play. The Pride finally answered back with three runs in the bottom of the third when Megan Wiggins hit a RBI double to score Kelsey Stewart from second (1-1). Another run was scored off the bat of Haylie McCleney in the 5-6 hole i(2-1) which would bring up Pendley who hit a sacrifice fly ball to left fielder, Emilee Koerner for the first out, bringing in Wiggins (3-1). A strikeout from pitcher, Sara Driesenga followed by a ground out to Vonk at first would end the inning.
After a scoreless fourth and fifth inning Hannah Rogers entered the circle for the Pride in the top of the sixth. In the final inning of play the Dawgs continued to put the ball in play. Britt Vonk smacks a stand-up double with two outs but they could not come up with another run, dropping tonight’s contest against the USSSA Pride.
The Dawgs will be back in action tomorrow night for their final game on the road this season at the Seminoles Softball Stadium on JoAnne Graf Field against the Pride. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT. Check us out on CBS sports network.
What’s New with the Scrap Yard Dawgs?
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About the Scrap Yard Dawgs
The Scrap Yard Dawgs will begin competition in the National Pro Fastpitch league in 2016. The Dawgs will provide 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 the NPF
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.