The second game of opening day for Little League softball featured the Bandits and the Riptide. The Bandits took the early lead, and held off a late charge by the Riptide to take the 12-7 win.
The Bandits took the first three innings to build an 8-0 advantage. The Riptide then began to pick up some runs in the fourth inning. They managed to cut the lead to 8-4.
The Bandits then erased the runs with three in the bottom of the frame (11-4). The Riptide rallied in the fifth inning, but was cut off at three runs (11-7). The Bandits closed out the scoring with a run in the sixth inning, bringing the final tally to 12-7.
Bandit stats: Briana 1 run, Kelsey 3 runs, Alex 2 runs, Haley 1 run, Keisha 1 run, Bailey 1 run, Sydni 1 run and Emilee 1 run.
Riptide stats: Taylor 1 run, Dakota 1 run, Paris 2 runs, Christian 1 run, Andrea 1 run and Lexie 1 run.