RBI World Series Softball results - August 6, 2015
Tournament Play in the National League Central Softball Division of the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series began Thursday at 10:30 a.m. CT in Southlake, Texas at Bob Jones Park.
- Cleveland Baseball Federation RBI defeated Nobu Yamauchi RBI by the score of 8-0. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (CLEVELAND): Starting pitcher Andrea Scali was untouchable striking out nine batters in a shutout performance. Cleveland's offense exploded in the fourth with four runs thanks to a wild pitch, RBI singles by Scali and Kayla Mulvey and a two-run double by Jaylin Narvaez, who went 2-for-2 at the plate.
- River Region RBI defeated City of Hoboken RBI by the score of 2-1. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (MONTGOMERY): River Region RBI jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first on a solo blast by catcher Sharde Thomas. They took the lead in the sixth inning thanks to a leadoff walk by Kristen Tolbert who eventually came around to score the winning run on a Hoboken error. Starting pitcher Paisley Wilson struck out six and gave up just two hits over her seven innings of work. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (HOBOKEN): In the fifth inning, Kristin Cunning scored the only run of the day for Hoboken on a groundout by Alizea Henriquez.
- Harrisburg RBI defeated Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club RBI by the score of 6-1. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (HARRISBURG): Starting pitcher Rachel Sterner struck out 10 batters and allowed just four hits in her seven innings of work. The offense was led by leadoff hitter Vanessa Hoffman who went 2-for-4 and scored three of Harrisburg's runs. PLAYER OF THE GAME (ST. LOUIS): Mathews-Dickey BGC RBI's lone run of the ballgame came in the second inning on an RBI single by Nautica Huddleston who went 2-for-3 on the day.
- Dominican Republic RBI defeated Houston Astros RBI by the score of 5-0. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC): The offense was led by Alexandra Mena who went 2-for-3 with two doubles and drove in two runs for the Dominican Republic. Starting pitcher Yannoli Infante pitched a shutout allowing no runs on three hits while striking out six. PLAYER OF THE GAME (HOUSTON): Alejandra Salazar had one of Houston's three hits in the game with a double in the second inning.
Tournament Play continued with four games at 3:15 p.m. CT.
- Harrisburg RBI defeated Nobu Yamauchi RBI by the score of 2-1. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (HARRISBURG): Both runs for Harrisburg were scored in the third inning on a sacrifice fly by Alexis Huffman and a single by Halley Rose. Riley Gerenda got the win in relief allowing one run in three innings of work. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (HILO): Nobu Yamauchi RBI scored their only run of the game in the fourth on an RBI single by Skylar Thomas.
- Cleveland RBI defeated Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club RBI by the score of 6-1. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (CLEVELAND): Cleveland built an early lead against St. Louis scoring three runs in the first inning on an error and RBI singles by Kayla Mulvey and Shannon Vecchio. Samantha Rodriguez allowed one run and four hits while striking out six to get the win. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (ST. LOUIS): Raven Swingler went 1-for-1 with a triple and scored the only run of the day for St. Louis on a RBI single by Pareece Sanders.
- River Region RBI defeated Houston Astros RBI by the score of 6-5. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (MONTGOMERY): After being down two runs early, Skyy Ellis drove in two runs on a single in the second inning to tie the game. After scoring four runs in the fourth inning on an error and RBI single by Alexus Redmon, River Region RBI did not relinquish the lead. PLAYER OF THE GAME (HOUSTON): A single by Felicia Drake ignited the offense for Houston who was able to take an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first.
- Dominican Republic RBI defeated City of Hoboken RBI by the score of 8-0. PLAYERS OF THE GAME (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC): Jayla Perez came up big at the plate and in the circle racking up 2 RBI on two singles for the Dominican Republic. She held Hoboken hitless over two innings allowing no earned runs or walks and struck out one. Anyelis Disla recorded the win tossing two innings of shutout ball where she surrendered just two hits.