SYRACUSE Section 3 Class C-1 champion South Lewis used an 11-run first inning and held on to beat Class C-2 champion Bishop Grimes, 12-9, in the Class C overall championship Friday at NBT Bank Stadium.
Nate Pleskach went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, while Naythan Cobb and Cody Capron each drove in a pair of runs for the Falcons (18-1), who sent 16 batters to the plate and collected eight runs in the first. South Lewis managed only one hit afterward.
The Falcons, who won the overall C title in 2012, will face the Section 4 champion at 1:30 p.m. June 7 at Onondaga Community College in a state quarterfinal.
Wyatt Myers doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Cobras (15-3).