Aubuchon Hardware Braves 10 v. Wicked Cheesy Dodgers 8
Jess Smith Pitched 3 solid innings with 6 K’s. She also was key in a double play, she caught a pop up and threw it to Sarah Molander at first
Emily Cashel lead the offence going 3 for 3 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored and Rachel Scaringi knocked in 2 runs for the Braves.
Crystals Convenience Pirates 10 v. J&B Butcher Athletics 3
This one was played in a mini monsoon and the Athletics battled hard to remain close at 4-2 through four before the Pirates pulled away in the final inning. Loren Sullivan led the A's attack on offense going 2-for-2 with a couple of singles and a run scored. Erika Whynot drove a triple deep into left-center field and ignited a late comeback effort by the A's. Aly Hand and Whynot rose to the challenge while splitting the tough assignment on a soggy pitchers mound against a potent Pirate offense.
Dovetail Construction Twins 4 v. J&B Butcher Athletics 2
In a flawless defensive effort by each team the Twins came out on top in this tight match-up. Not alot of offense in this game, for both sides it was all about great defense and superb pitching. A's starting pitcher Erika Whynot logged 7 innings pitched and gave up 1 hit while striking out 7 batters. The Twins hurlers were equally as tough yielding only 5 hits and wiffing 11 battters. The Athletics were led defensively by Christina Morris, Melissa Markwarth, and Tayla Spezzano who each tracked down fly balls hit deep into the outfield.
Marco's Catering Padres 10 v, J&B Butcher Athletics 5
The Athletics jumped out to an early 4-0 advantage before the Padres came roaring back to take control of the game and earn the 10-5 victory. The A's were led by Melissa Markwarth who reached base 3 times, scored a run, and made three spectacular put-outs defensively at 3rd base. Elizabeth Markwarth reached base in 2 of 3 trips and stole 2 bases. Tayla Spezzano added a double, a single, 2 stolen bases, and a run scored.
Mortgage Financial, Inc. Diamondbacks 9 vs. Mets 13
Sydney Quinn struck out nine Mets batters and was backed up by some impressive defense by shortstop Marissa Brangiforte and by Erica Pantanella at third base. The Diamondbacks had fallen behind the Mets early in this contest but battled back to tie the score at 8 after 4 innings. The Diamondbacks offense was powered by base hits from Helen Johnson, Julia Hartnett and by a triple from Brooke Lamothe to tie the game in the fourth inning. In the fifth and final inning, however, the Mets came out on fire and put together an impressive five run rally. This proved too much for the Diamondbacks to overcome and the Mets took home the victory by a score of 13 - 9.
Mortgage Financial, Inc. Diamondbacks 16 vs. Mets 7
Brooke Lamothe pitched impressively in five innings on the way to a 16 - 7 victory over the Mets, recording seven strikeouts and and helping her own cause with several defensive plays, throwing runners out at home and first, as well as recording unassisted outs, the most impressive being fielding a ground ball and running down and tagging the runner going to first to end a Mets rally in the fourth inning. The Diamondbacks also benefited from outstanding defensive plays by Julia Hartnett at third base who tagged out a Mets runner at third and threw out another at second base. Sydney Quinn demonstrated some impressive glove work at first base, especially on an unassisted put out on a hard hit ground ball in the fourth inning. The Diamondbacks displayed some powerful offense on this night. Marissa Brangiforte and Erica Pantanella each had three hits and Julia Hartnett added a single and a double. Brooke Lamothe smashed a would-be grand slam in the third inning. Even though the maximum run count had been reached before she had raced all the way around the diamond, it was nonetheless a thrilling spectacle to witness.
Re/Max Leading Edge Royals 9 v. Fantastic Sams Rockies 10
The Royals fought back hard but came up one run short against the Rockies. Pitcher Cathering Butler was tough on the mound, striking out 5. The Royals defense was solid and first baseman Jacqui Marchant saw a lot of action and made many great plays. Shortstop Brigh Cote had a key out running quickly to catch a pop fly. Outfielder Izzy Schmidt quickly covered first and third base. The Royals continue to swing their bats and had singles from Delaney Jackson, Sarah Bishop, Riley Cote, Jess Caredo and Molly Hodgson.