Brigette Del Ponte hit two home runs to carry the Akron Racers (10-13) to a 9-0 win over the NY NJ Comets (3-21) at Firestone Stadium.
Everything was working at the plate for the the Akron Racers in the fourth. The NY NJ Comets had no answer as the Akron Racers scored five runs.
Rachele Fico brought the heat against the NY NJ Comets during her outing. The NY NJ Comets managed just three hits off of the the Akron Racers' pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out three during her five innings of work.
Taryne Mowatt ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with her sixth loss of the year. She allowed nine runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked two and struck out none.
The Akron Racers were sparked by Del Ponte and Taylor Schlopy, who teamed up for four hits and seven RBIs.