The Akron Racers (14-22) shut the door early on the Carolina Diamonds (15-20), capturing a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Firestone Stadium.
Seven runs in the first three innings allowed the Akron Racers to put the game away early.An RBI single by Taylor Schlopy and a three-run home run by Kaylyn Castillo during the second inning supplied the early offense for the Akron Racers.
Nicole Trimboli racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Akron Racers. She singled in the second inning and homered in the fourth innings.
Rachel Folden racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Carolina Diamonds. She homered in the fifth inning.
Kristina Thorson got the win, running her season record to 4-5. She allowed two runs over five innings. She struck out four, walked one and surrendered six hits.
Danielle Spaulding (0-2) took the loss for the Carolina Diamonds. She lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed four runs.