Bandits drop two game series against Pride in Kansas City
ROSEMONT, III. – The Chicago Bandits (22-7) hand the series win to USSSA Pride after a 5-1 deficit in game two on Tuesday night (July 16) at T-Bones Stadium.
The Bandits were the first to put a run on the board after 3 scoreless innings. Brenna Moss crossed the plate following a sacrifice hit from Gwen Svekis that allowed the Bandits to take the lead 1-0.
Sydney Romero started it off for the Pride after drilling one down the left field line that brought in Allexis Bennett to tie up the game. Chelsea Goodacre didn’t stop there, driving in two runs that gave USSSA a 3-1 advantage in the bottom of the fifth.
The Pride gathered two more runs to secure the win (5-1) for game two. USSSA (20-6) remains second in the NPF league standings under the Bandits.
The Bandits will return back to Rosemont on Thursday (July 18) with another series against the Aussie Peppers. Game one is set for 7:05 p.m. CST.
ABOUT CHICAGO BANDITS
Since 2005, the Chicago Bandits have been members of the National Pro Fastpitch league. Entering their 14th season as a franchise, the Bandits have provided the Chicago area with high-level softball talent and entertainment en route to capturing six regular season titles and four Cowles Cup championships, the most recent coming during the 2016 campaign. Located in Rosemont, the Bandits play at Parkway Bank Sports Complex, one of the premier softball facilities in the nation. Parkway Bank Sports Complex is the only stadium in the country built exclusively for a women’s professional softball team. The Bandits provide an opportunity for female fastpitch softball players to further their careers at the professional level and has included legendary figures such as Jennie Finch, Tammy Williams and Stacy May-Johnson.