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The Pride Shutout the Rebellion, 4-0

Pennsylvania Rebellion Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch
MAUMEE, OH.- July 3, 2015—The PA Rebellion fell to the USSSA Pride by a final score of 4-0 on Friday, July 3. Dallas Escobedo suffered the defeat for PA while Chelsea Thomas earned the win.
 
The game started off with great pitching from both pitchers. While USSSA threatened with runners in scoring position in the first and second innings, Escobedo was able to make the necessary pitches to keep the game scoreless. On the other end of the spectrum, Thomas retired four consecutive Rebellion batters on strikes to open her performance. Thomas allowed just two hits all game.
 
A solo home run from Megan Wiggins followed by a run-scoring double from Chelsea Goodacre opened the scoring for the Pride in the third. Lauren Chamberlain added a two-run dinger in the bottom of the fifth to put USSSA ahead 4-0 late.
 
After a perfect sixth inning of relief from Allyson Fournier, the Rebellion bats were unable to mount a comeback, solidifying a Pride victory.
 
For the official box score to tonight's contest, please visit 
 
The Rebellion will play game two against the USSSA Pride tomorrow on the 4th of July. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EST in Maumee, OH. Fans can listen along to the play-by-play at msasports.net/broadcasts.
 
 
Location: Ned Skeldon Stadium, Maumee, OH.
 
Score: Pride 4, Rebellion 0
 
Records: Pride (11-6), Rebellion (5-14)
 
 
The Rebellion is a professional women's softball team competing as part of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF). Joining the gritty, fast-paced league in 2014, the Rebellion will play head-to-head against the most talented players in the sport. Games are broadcast nationally and draw local fans of all ages to experience the action live. NPF is an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball.  
 
 
National Pro Fastpitch is headquarted 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 name of Women's Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women's fastpitch softball since 2002.