Ontario 4 scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie P.E.I. ScotiaBank Reds and then scored the winning run in the extra inning for a 6-5 win in opening action Monday at the national under-18 women’s fastpitch championship in Saskatoon.
Ontario had spotted the P.E.I. team a 3-0 lead through four innings before staging their comeback win. P.E.I. scattered 12 hits for five runs in the game while Ontario counted six runs on six hits.
Alyssa Fleming pitched a complete game for the Reds, allowing six hits and two walks and striking out nine Ontario batters.
Jada Yeo led the way for P.E.I. at the plate, hitting 4-for-5 and scoring two runs and an RBI.
Emily Cairns went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Rebecca Palmer was 2-for-4 and Clara Jane Wood went 2-for-5 with an RBI.
P.E.I. was to play Quebec in an evening game Monday.