Jiangsu wins 12th consecutive Chinese Women’s National Softball Championship

Jiangsu wins 12th consecutive Chinese Women’s National Softball Championship
06/04/2021
Jiangsu’s dominance in the national championship began in 2010. Last year, the final game between Jiangsu and Sichuan was decided in extra innings, with a 8-7, walk-off win. This year’s final between these two teams ended very differently.

The 10-team Chinese Women’s Softball Championship was held at Hongge Training Center, Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province. Jiangsu added one more chapter to a 12-year dynasty with a 16-0 victory over Sichuan. Beijing finished third to complete the podium.

The event, played from 27 March to 2 April, started with a group stage followed by page playoffs.

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Jiangsu’s dominance in the national championship began in 2010. Last year, the final game between Jiangsu and Sichuan was decided in extra innings, with a 8-7, walk-off win. This year’s final between these two teams ended very differently.

Jiangsu dominated the game from the beginning, with Chen Jia smashing a leadoff homer off of Chai Yinan. Jiangsu catcher Xi Kailin added a two-run home run that set the tone for the 16-0 victory. Winning pitcher Wang Lan was the author of the shutout performance.

China is ranked No. 7 in the WBSC Women's Softball World Rankings.


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