Dominican Republic and Panama are tied at the top of the standings in the U-12 Pan American Baseball Championship after 7 games. They both beat Brasil, that was previously sharing first place with them. The hosts Nicaragua also beat Brasil and took over third place.
Panama outscored (11-3) and outhit (13-5) Brasil, with usual suspect Adàn Sanchez going 2 for 4 and picking up the win as he pitched 2 inning and struck out the side.
Dominican Republic beat (10-1) Brasil as they took full advantage of control issues by starter Jermaine Farro and 5 defensive errors.
Nicaragua collected 2 wins on the day: 12-2 against Brasil and 21-0 against Costarica on 21 hits, including home runs by Tito Martinez and Diego Collado.
In Managua there’s another competitor besides the 9 participating teams: rain. The organizers had to reschedule Friday, 27 October. The Enel Central stadium will host key match Panama-Argentina.
These are the standings after day 6
Dominican Republic, Panama .857 (6 wins-1 loss)
Nicaragua .714 (5-2)
Brasil .571 (4-3)
Argentina .500 (3-3)
Aruba .429 (3-4)
Perù, El Salvador .286 (2-5)
Costa Rica .000 (0-7)