Racers force Game 3 against Pride

Updated: August 25, 2012, 9:39 AM ET
By Graham Hays

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- In reality, all the Akron Racers bought themselves Friday night was roughly 14 more hours together.

That is roughly the amount of time between the final out of their 8-7 comeback against the USSSA Pride and the scheduled first pitch of the winner-take-all third game of a semifinal series between the two teams in the National Pro Fastpitch playoffs.

Saturday morning, the scoreboard resets and a team's softball existence again hangs in the balance. The ...

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