Chinese Taipei’s two Wus wield home runs against Singapore to confirm title defence

Chinese Taipei’s two Wus wield home runs against Singapore to confirm title defence
10/12/2022
Chinese Taipei will bid for a second straight WBSC U-12 Softball World Cup title after completing a 15-0 semifinal win against Singapore. Chinese Taipei recorded three home runs, including an out-of-the-park homer by Yu-Yang Wu.

Sheng-Zhi Wu and Yu-Yang Wu hit two of the three home runs that powered Chinese Taipei to maintain their title defence campaign, following their 15-0 victory over Singapore in the semifinals on Saturday at the II WBSC U-12 Softball World Cup at Jin-Long Stadium.

The hosts recorded 13 hits and 13 RBIs to keep their winning streak going, which now noumbers five games, including Sheng-Zhi Wu’s two hits and three RBIs and Yu-Yang Wu’s two hits and two RBIs. The two Wus and En-Ruei Tsao each managed a home run.

Chinese Taipei had a four-run first inning, where Sheng-Zhi Wu’s single made way for Yi-Cheng Liang to score the first run and the former’s aggressive running sparked two more runs after he made it home.

In the second inning, all of Chinese Taipei’s five runs were products of three home runs. Tsao scored an inside-the-park homer, followed by another inside-the-park homer by Sheng-Zhi Wu, which aslo scored Ya-Hsien Hsieh. Yu-Yang Wu closed the inning with a fabulous out-of-the-park homer for two runs to extend the lead to 9-0.

The home team pounced on every opportunity and earned their biggest haul of six runs in the third inning with En-Shih Hsu and Ya-Hsien Hsieh the last two to score.