12/11/2022 1 Minute Read

United States reaches the finals of U18 World Cup Qualifier and awaits for the rest

(Press Release; WBSC-AMERICAS).- The United States secured their place in the World Cup and in the final of the Pan American tournament by maintaining their undefeated record, the rest of the teams define a lot on the last day of the Super Round.

The United States outscored host Mexico 8-7 in a classic duel between these two nations, with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning they were able to walk of their rivals.

Casey Borba was the offensive protagonist with a homerun batting 1 for 3 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Meanwhile, Ty Southisene went 1-for-2 with a run scored and another RBI.

Meanwhile, Venezuela defeated Nicaragua 10-6, a duel that they also knew how to overcome with four runs in the fifth inning and another two in the sixth to preserve the victory.

Adrián Meza stood out by batting 2 for 3 with three runs scored and an RBI, he also conceded two walks. For his part, Danyer Cueva went 3 for 3 with a run scored and three RBIs.

Puerto Rico took an important step towards qualifying by beating Panama 4-1, a duel that was defined with three runs scored by the Puerto Ricans in the eighth inning.

Yeriel Figueroa stood out with an RBI while batting 2 for 4, while Hederick Torres went 1 for 3 with an RBI and Dicky González also stood out by batting 1 for 3 with a run scored.

Finally, in the Qualifying Round, Cuba dealt with Peru by throwing a perfect game for the 7-0 victory.

The jewel was the work of Miguel Neira who in seven innings struck out an impressive number of 19 rivals of the 21 he faced to achieve the feat against the South American team.

(Media Management; WBSC-AMERICAS)