Sam Marder collected three hits, helping the Akron Racers (14-22) to a 5-1 victory over the USSSA Pride (23-12) on Saturday at ESPN Wide World.She homered in the third inning and singled in the first and seventh innings.
The Akron Racers relied on Hillary Bach to eat up innings en route to the win. Bach pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, six hits and no walks while striking out five.
Brittany Mack (5-4) was the game's losing pitcher. She lasted just five innings, walked two, struck out two, and allowed four runs.