Reds drop close game at under-18 women's fastpitch nationals

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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.

Organizations: Ontario 4

Geographic location: Ontario, Quebec

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