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Pride Shut Out Comets 3-0 in Series Opener, Osterman Strikes Out 18
By: USSSA Pride
KISSIMMEE, FL – It was another successful night at Osceola County Stadium for the Pride Thursday evening as they beat the NY/NJ Comets 3-0 in the first game of a four-game series.
Cat Osterman faced off against Olivia Galati, who was the only Comets pitcher to come out with a win the last time the two teams faced off, but this time Galati wasn’t so lucky, allowing three runs on four hits. Osterman dominated in the circle, striking out an impressive 18 batters and allowing only two hits throughout seven innings. Perhaps Osterman’
The Pride scored three runs on six hits, beginning with a two-run single from Kristyn Sandberg in the third that scored Natasha Watley and Caitlin Lowe, who both singled earlier in the inning. Other Pride hits came from Ashley Charters and rookie Jessica Shults.
The Pride take on the Comets for the second game of the series Friday night at 7:05 p.m. EST. Don’t miss the live coverage on usssalive.com.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch (http://profastpitch.com/
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National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’