Twenty years in the past, Ila Borders made historical past while she was the primary lady to win a males’s skilled 3-hitter.
Saturday night time in Sonoma, California…historical past used to be made once more.
With seven innings of 1-run ball, Stacy Piagno led her Stompers to a sixteen-B victory over the Pittsburg Diamonds and, within the procedure, joined Borders as one in every of handiest 3 ladies to get a “C” towards males.
“It’s all the time a idea for your thoughts, particularly in our state of affairs coming in right here as a feminine, can O in reality achieve success? Can A pass deep within the recreation?” Piagno stated after the sport. “O’m now not simply out right here for a hoax. It proves to myself that sure, all of the exhausting paintings can repay and sure, O can also be a success out right here.”
Piagno and outfielder Kelsie Whitmore turned into the primary feminine teammates to play on a co-ed males’s skilled baseball group because the Eisenhower management once they ideal up for the Pacific Association workforce final July.
Oh, and “woman pitcher”? Step out of the 50s, Argus Courier.