(Aaron Guerrero/CQ Roll Call)
On a toasty Monday night on the National Mall, Victorious Secret came back from 18 runs down to defeat Yogi’s Hard Drivers, 31-27.
Awash with offense, both teams’ lengthy early innings at bats caused a premature, fifth-inning finish because of darkness.
The House Softball League game featured two teams near the bottom of the pack as both teams entered the fray with a combined 6-14 record. But after one inning, the game took on historical proportions.
The Hard Drivers, whose beginnings trace back to the House IT shop, came out swinging, scorching the opposition for 18 runs in the first. Every bounce went their way, as the team easily went through the batting order. The half inning alone went for nearly 35 minutes.
It was quite the offensive showing, but the magic faded, and so, too, did their lead. Full story