The game stayed knotted at 5-5 until the 6th inning when the Stingers scored 3 runs and then 1 run in the 7th to take the Championship game.
In the bottom of the 1st, Chaffey took a 1-0 lead. Bryce Steckler was forced out at 2nd on a fielder’s choice by Michael Gretler. Andy Atwood then tripled into right to score Michael from 1st.
Chaffey added 2 more runs in the bottom of the 2nd. Jeffrey Morgan doubled into left center and Bryce singled into left to score Jeffrey. Bryce stole 2nd and scored on Michael Gretler’s single up the middle to give Chaffey a 3-0 lead.
In the top of the 3rd the Stingers put 5 runs on the board to take a 5-3 lead. Chaffey came right back in the bottom of the inning and scored 2 runs to even up the game at 5-5. Tate Budnick andBryce Peterson hit back-to-back singles. Drew Serres singled into left scoring Tate and then Kyle Nobach followed with a double into left center scoring Bryce to knot the game. Tate and Bryce P.both finished the game going 2-for-4.
Curtis Bafus started the game throwing the first 2-⅓ innings. Joe Boyce took the hill for the next 2-⅓ innings. Daniel Bies threw the next 2/3 of an inning and Brian Cullinan finished the game off.
Michael Gretler and Bryce Steckler where both named to the All-Tournament team.