The USSSA Pride (16-10) pounded the Akron Racers (10-17) on Saturday 11-1 at Firestone Stadium.
The USSSA Pride scored five runs in the fourth on a double by Ashley Charters, a solo home run by Charlotte Morgan, a two-run error, an RBI single by Kristyn Sandberg, and an RBI single by Kelly Kretschman.
Lauren Lappin was hot from the plate for the USSSA Pride. Lappin went 2-3, drove in one and scored three runs. She singled in the fourth inning and homered in the seventh inning.
Brittany Mack's seven strikeouts were enough to push the USSSA Pride past the Akron Racers. Mack allowed one earned run, five hits and four walks over seven innings.
Erin Arevalo was charged with her second loss of the year. She allowed six runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out four.