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Cavalry drop Bite in extras
12/01/2017 9:21 PM ET

The Canberra Cavalry left it late, but they got the job done, defeating the Adelaide Bite 7-4 after 10 innings at Active Displays Stadium.

A five run 10th inning saw the Cavalry skip away, with Team Australia stalwart David Kandilas putting the icing on the cake with a 2-RBI double.

Both starters had moments of brilliance with the Cavalry's Frank Gailey and the Bite's Matt Williams each conceding only one earned run in their six innings of work.  

David Kandilas broke the scoreless deadlock in the third, driving in Buddy Reed to give the Cavalry a narrow lead. The Bite however were quick to respond, as Chang Tai-Shan's RBI groundout scored Houston Astros prospect Rodrigo Ayarza in the fourth.

Ayarza then kept the Bite in the ballgame late, as he threw out Casey McElroy at the plate to deny the Cavalry a lead.

Bas Nooij seemingly put the Bite in front for good in the bottom of the sixth with an RBI double, however Cavalry rookie Jake Amos showed why he's ABL quality, nailing a clutch RBI to once again tie the ballgame in the seventh.

Both teams had opportunities in the extra innings, however the Cavalry took advantage of the tiebreaker rules in the 10th to claim their third win from as many games.

The series concludes this afternoon at West Beach.



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