AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Austintown Fitch rallied past Green 6-5 to claim the Division I softball District Championship on Wednesday evening.
The Falcons built an early 4-0 lead, but Green plated five runs in the top of the fifth inning, to take a 5-4 advantage.
Fitch freshman Sydnie Watts tied the game 5-5 on an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning.
She struck out 18 batters on the night in the circle for the Falcons.
Ayla Ray tallied a pair of hits including a double and a triple.
Maddy Taylor likewise finished with two hits including a double, single, and an RBI.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Fitch loaded the bases, when Alison Foley drove in the game-winner in a walk-off fashion.
Fitch improves to 22-2 on the season. The Falcons advance to face the winner of Brunswick/Broadview Heights in the Division I Regional Semifinals on Wednesday at the Youngstown State softball complex.
Green’s run comes to an end with a record of 17-5.