Both the USSSA Pride (17-7) and the Chicago Bandits (17-6) put runners aboard on Saturday, but it was the USSSA Pride that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 4-3 win.
The fact that the USSSA Pride grouped all of their runs into the fifth inning helped them take advantage of their hits.
Nikia Williams racked up two RBIs on one hit for the USSSA Pride. She.
The Chicago Bandits were led by Nerissa Myers's hitting. Myers went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. She singled in the second and third innings and doubled in the seventh inning.
Sarah Pauly got the win, running her season record to 5-3. She struck out two, walked none and surrendered six hits.
Andi Williamson (4-1) took the loss for the Chicago Bandits. She lasted just six innings, walked four, struck out four, and allowed four runs.