The final day of the super round determined the National Teams competing in the final and in the bronze medal game of the U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup.
The USA will play Japan in the World Championship game at 2 pm (local time, US Pacific Coast) on Saturday, 17 August. Before the final, at 11 am (local time), Canada and Australia will play for a bronze medal.

 

The USA claimed the fifth Super Round win over China, 6-0, and clinched the first place and a spot in the World Championship Game. A brilliant performance by Montana Fouts and Alexis Kilfoyl led the two-time defending world champions to victory.

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A nine-run first inning set the pace and Japan went on to beat Mexico, 11-0 in four innings, and join the USA in the World Championship game. Remy Shingu earned the win going 3.2 innings.

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Canada beat Puerto Rico, 5-4, and through its fifth win in the super round earned a spot in the bronze medal game of the WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup.
Canada rested some of its key players but called them from the bench when they were needed. Grace Messmer batted in the winning run with a pinch-hit single and Madelyn Hickingbottom earned the win pitching 3.2 innings in relief.

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Australia could not match Chinese Taipei as long as they tried to play the same game, but when they let their bats go, they put together a 17-hitter seventh at-bat, scored eleven runs and won 12-3.
Mexico and Puerto Rico are eliminated by their five losses and the advantage in the head to head gives already Australia a spot in the bronze medal game.

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Puerto Rico beat Mexico, 4-3, in a close game that spoiled Mexico’s chances to make the medal round. A defensive error in the bottom of the sixth costed Mexico the game.
Esperanza Coe pitched 1.2 innings in relief and earned the win.

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The USA defeated Australia, 9-0 in 5 innings, to complete the sweep of the super round.

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In the last game of the super round Chinese Taipei defeated China, 3-2, in an eight-inning drama.
Yu Suan Feng earned the win pitching 6.1 innings in relief and striking out 10. Chi Yun Lin got the game-winning hit in the top of the eighth.
Chinese Taipei regrets the loss against Australia, that cost them the opportunity to play for bronze.

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