Allentown, Pa. - The China National Team defeated the Philadelphia Force 4-0 in a non-NPF game on Monday night.
Meagan Hennessy pitched all seven innings and struck out six batters.
Xin Minhong hit a home run for China in the second inning. China scored three in the sixth.
The Force mustered four hits off two China pitchers. Second baseman Emily Friedman, who was moved to the leadoff spot, had one of the hits for the Force and drew a base on balls. Left fielder Jaime Dacey chipped in with a singled and a sacrifice bunt. Shortstop Loren Anguiano and right fielder Stacie Pestrak had the other hits for the Force.
The Force (6-6) and China play another game tomorrow to end Chinas six game stay in Allentown. The Force took the first four NPF games of the series. Smiley the Pig from Hatfield Quality Meats will make an appearance to shoot hot dogs into the stands during the game. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m.