MYRTLE BEACH, S. C. - Connor Decker's single plated the winning run in the top of the 10th inning as Sidney, N.Y., edged Frewsburg, 7-6, in the Grand Strand Girls Softball Classic on Tuesday.
Frewsburg fell behind, 4-0, in the first inning due to three errors, a walk and a two-run single by Decker, who had another RBI single in the second for three RBIs.
The Bears finally tied the game at 5-5 in the seventh inning when Kaitlyn Blanchard singled and eventually scored on a passed ball.
In the ninth, Frewsburg took the lead at 6-5 when Olivia Lynn and Emily Hair had back-to-back singles to score Blanchard, who began the inning on second base because of international tie-breaker.
But Sidney tied it up at 6-6 and eventually won it on Decker's hit off Blanchard, who went the entire distance with eight strikeouts, three walks, only two earned runs and gave up seven hits.
Karlee Foti and Olivia Lynn each had two hits for the Bears. Lynn and Ayla Bragg drilled RBI singles in the fifth to bring Frewsburg to within 5-4 after five innings.
Kailyn Gravel and Mackezue Graulin combined for the win with 21 strikeouts, four walks, two hit batters and yielded six hits.
Frewsburg, now 1-3 for the season and 0-2 in the Grand Strand, plays at noon today against Geneseo, Ill.
FIRST LOSS FOR CLCS
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The first loss of the the season was sustained by Chautauqua Lake (4-1) as it ran into a tough North Myrtle Beach team and lost by a 17-0 score.
The Lady Thunderbirds didn't help their cause by committing six errors while allowing 15 hits in becoming 1-1 in the tourney.
Jade Walsh was the losing pitcher followed by Ashton Albanesius, who pitched 2 innings.
Chautauqua Lake had only singles hits by Ryleigh Hawkins, Courtney Hewes and Ashley Moulton.
LADY COUGARS FALL
MYRTLE BEACH, S. C. - Lewisville, S.C., scored three runs in the fourth inning to erase a 3-2 deficit and went on to defeat Cassadaga Valley,7-4. Alyssa Hahn was saddled with the loss in working five innings, allowing four earned runs with three strikeouts and three walks in five innings.
Jenna Caskey pitched an inning and permitted an unearned run with a strikeout and a walk as Cassadaga Valley dropped to 0-2 in the tournament.
Cassadaga Valley jumped in front, 3-2, with three runs in the bottom of the first after Lewisville had two in the top of the innning.
Olivia Ruiz, Brooke Johnson and Hahn all smacked two hits and Kykee Braymiller drilled a triple for the Lady Cougars.
Cassadaga Valley meets Penn Yan at 10 a.m. today.