Fama, Lacatena power Italy’s 4-1 win over Mexico in 7th-8th place game

Fama, Lacatena power Italy’s 4-1 win over Mexico in 7th-8th place game
13/07/2022
Mexico outhit Italy 6-4, but three of the four Italian hits produced runs for the European champions.

Amanda Fama had 2 hits, 2 RBI and scored once, while Lacatena tossed the complete game to give Italy a 4-1 win over Mexico. Italy finished in seventh place at The World Games softball event. Mexico outhit Italy 6-4, but three of the four Italian hits produced runs for the European champions.

Fama was the driving force for the Italian lineup. She started things off hitting a one-run triple in the bottom of the first inning to put Italy in front. She also gave her team the go-ahead run in the 3-run sixth frame with an RBI single.

Mexico tied the score in the fifth with an RBI double off the bat of Kiana Estrada. 

The winning pitcher was Alexia Lacatena, who pitched the complete inning with 6 hits, 1 run and 2 strikeouts.

Italy finished The World Gamed in seventh place, while Mexico finished eighth place.