The Melissa Cardinals fell to the Panthers in a narrow 2-1 loss in Princeton.

Princeton made the most out of Melissa pitcher Danny Britt surrendering three hits to one-up the Cardinals. Britt had a solid outing, however, as he walked three, struck out three and allowed two runs through six innings.

Princeton kept the lead after scoring two runs in the first on a sacrifice fly.

Tate Whittington scored the only run of the game for Melissa on a passed ball in the top of the third inning.

Box Score

Melissa 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 — 1

Princeton 2 0 0 0 0 0 X — 2