For the first time since 2009, The National Pro Fast Pitch League has a franchise other than the Chicago Bandits or USSSA Pride that is taking the Cowles Cup home as the Scrap Yard Dawgs defeated the USSSA Pride beating them twice on Sunday to win first NPF Championship in franchise history.

The Scrap Yard Dawgs had to beat the USSSA Pride twice on Sunday after losing Game one to the Pride 5-0. That would force Monica Abbott to pitch twice on Sunday, and Abbott responded throwing a shutout in Game two winning 2-0 to force a winner take all game three. Abbott dominated the Pride offense, which was ranked No. 1 in the NPF, holding them to two runs in the two games with only one run was earned. Abbott had 25 strikeouts and threw 242 pitches on a day where the heat index was 100+ in Baton Rouge.

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