Despite outhitting St Johns River nine to four, it wasn't enough in a 4-2 opening game loss on Thursday in Palatka. IRSC opened up scoring in the first inning scoring on a wild pitch.
Trailing 2-0 St Johns River scored four unearned runs in the fourth inning to secure the win. took a tough loss despite no allowing an earned run in her six innings of work. Bodrug only allowed four hits and struck out ten Viking batters. IRSC racked up nine hits. , , and all had multiple hits for Pioneers. led the offense with four hits in four at bats.
In the game two win IRSC used a seven-run fourth inning propelling the team to a 11-2 five inning win. In the big inning IRSC got big hits from and , home runs by and , and a double by . The Pioneers also added three runs in the third inning. In the third singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs and singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run. Freshman pitcher in toed the rubber for five innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out six and walking zero. The River socked three home runs on the day. went deep in the fourth inning. put one out in the fourth inning. went yard in the fifth inning.