The Windy City ThunderBolts (2-1) built an early edge on Friday, but the Florence Freedom (1-1) roared back to steal a 7-1 victory at UC Health Stadium.
While the Windy City ThunderBolts led until the fourth inning, the Florence Freedom worked their way back and took the lead on a solo home run by Andrew Godbold.
The Windy City ThunderBolts jumped out to an early lead, but they were unable to hang on. The Windy City ThunderBolts led until the fourth inning, but the Florence Freedom took the lead back on a solo home run by Godbold.
Collins Cuthrell racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Florence Freedom. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Jeremy Gooding racked up seven strikeouts in the the Florence Freedom win. Gooding allowed one earned run on four hits and no walks over six innings.
Brady Muller (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just five innings, walked three, struck out five, and allowed five runs.