Cat Osterman threw a shutout to lift the USSSA Pride (16-6) to a 9-0 win over the Chicago Bandits at Osceola Co Stadium.
Osterman's 14 strikeouts helped the USSSA Pride to the victory. The USSSA Pride's pitcher gave up just two hits over seven shutout innings.
The USSSA Pride blew out the Chicago Bandits (16-5) thanks to 12 hits, including zero extra base hits. The USSSA Pride scored four runs in the fifth on , an RBI single by Francesca Enea, an RBI single by Megan Willis, and a single by Willis.
Natasha Watley got on base three times in the game for the USSSA Pride. She scored two runs and had one RBI. She homered in the first inning.
Mel Dumezich (1-3) took the loss for the Chicago Bandits. She lasted just five innings, walked four, struck out three, and allowed five runs.