Lexy Bennett came off the bench and never even had to swing her bat as Bennett reached on a in the seven to lead the Akron Racers (6-11) to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Bandits (13-4) on Thursday at Rosemont Stadium.
With the Akron Racers trailing by two in the seventh inning,.
The Chicago Bandits jumped out to an early lead, but they were unable to hang on. The Chicago Bandits led until the seventh inning, but the Akron Racers took the lead back on a three-run home run by Brianna Hesson.
Hesson racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Akron Racers. She homered in the seventh inning.
Hillary Bach shut down the Chicago Bandits while he was on the mound. Bach held the Chicago Bandits hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.
Nikki Nemitz couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Chicago Bandits, taking a loss. She lasted just seven innings, walked two, struck out five, and allowed three runs.