Dawgs had a late start with the bats, only scoring in the 7th inning off a hit from Nerissa Myers.
The game went scoreless until Chelsea Goodacre delivered a solo shot over the right field fence in the bottom of the third.
Pride lived off the long ball with a two run blast from Kirsti Merritt in the bottom of the fourth bringing Hallie Wilson in with her. Pride up 0-3.
Back to the wall the Dawgs don’t go down without a fight. Base hits from Christian Stokes, MJ Knighten put two on for Nerissa Myers with two outs. Kayla Winkfield re-enters for Knighten. A base hit to left from Myers scores Winkfield from second. Score is 1-3, Pride up. Grounder from Edwards get the final out, final score Dawgs 1, Pride 3.
About the Scrap Yard Dawgs
The Scrap Yard Dawgs began competition in the National Pro Fastpitch league in 2016. The Dawgs provides elite softball players the opportunity to pursue a professional career and inspire the next generation of professionals. Located in the Houston area, the Dawgs organization and its players are committed to demonstrating leadership in community involvement, entertainment, and professionalism. Follow the Dawgs at www.scrapyarddawgs.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.