Once they decided they were going to make that change, they went to their pitching coaches and started pitching from that distance. It hasn't been a big deal pitching or offensively.
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Courtney made some great plays for us tonight. She chased down two of them that probably prevented runs.
We only had 10 girls for a couple of games. It went through the whole team.
With this being the only game for us this week, I don't know whether they got comfortable or what. Hats off to Lemon Bay though, they came out ready to play.
We needed somebody to come in there and stop them. And what she did was huge.
Jessica pitched a great game. Getting that first win will hopefully kick-start her the rest of the season.
One of my quotes for the girls today was, 'Leave your silver platters at home, because we're not giving them anything. Then we gave up the first one ... I reminded them to put their silver platters away.
Any team that you let stick around, there's a chance they'll come back and get you. And that almost happened tonight.
We're giving up extra runs on errors.