Amanda Locke went 2-2 and hit a home run, helping the Carolina Diamonds (4-10) to a 5-2 victory over the Akron Racers (5-9) on Saturday at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium .She singled in the first inning and homered in the third inning.
Angel Bunner picked up the win for the Carolina Diamonds. Bunner allowed one earned run, five hits and no walks while striking out three over seven innings of work.
Nicole Pauly racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Akron Racers. She homered in the first inning.
Hillary Bach ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with her third loss of the year. She lasted just three innings, walked none, struck out none, and allowed five runs.