9th Inning Rally Lifts Tartan Pride Over Panthers

For much of the game the Pride offense could not get a big hit. The offense had seven hits in the first five innings that lead to zero runs. Down 2-0 in the 7th Joe Profitt delivered a big two strike single to left that rolled past the leftfielder allowing two runs to score. The Panthers would score two in the 8th taking the lead back at 4-3. Trailing by one run heading into the 9th the Pride took advantage of a few defensive mistakes by Ohio Dominican. Dan Marsh lead the inning off with a groundball that was misplayed by the second basemen. Then Trace Fowler laid down a great sacrifice bunt that was thrown past the 1st basemen. After a sacrifice bunt by Nate Kautz the Pride had consecutive hits from Ricky Masson, Joe Profitt, and Clay Ragland to take the lead 7-4. Both teams would add on one more run making the final score 8-5. Top Offensive Performers: Trace Fowler 4-6, Ricky Masson 2-4 2 RBI's, Joe Profitt 3-4 3 RBI's.

With the win the Pride's record improves to 16-7 on the season. Next up is a midweek matchup with Miami-Hamilton at Athletes in Action. Game time has been moved to 5:00.