The Carolina Diamonds (8-13) were never able to get over the hump and overcome their troubles against the Akron Racers (9-13) on Friday, as the Carolina Diamonds fell 9-7 at Fluor Field after falling behind by five runs in the sixth inning.
The Carolina Diamonds scored three runs in the seventh on two solo home runs. Unfortunately, the Carolina Diamonds weren't able to take the lead back.
Nicole Pauly racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Akron Racers. She singled in the first and second innings and homered in the sixth inning.
Bianca Mejia had two extra-base hits for the Carolina Diamonds. She singled in the first inning and homered in the fourth inning.
Kristina Thorson improved to 4-3 on the year by picking up the win for the Akron Racers. She allowed four runs over six innings. She struck out six, walked one and surrendered eight hits.
Angel Bunner was charged with her fourth loss of the year. She allowed seven runs in three innings, walked none and struck out none.