Panama starts hot and Cuba wins in their debut in the U15Qualifier
05/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Panama starts hot and Cuba wins in their debut in the U15Qualifier

(Press Release; WBSC-AMERICAS).- The national teams of Panama and Cuba made their u15 qualifier debut with victories in Valencia, while Venezuela and Colombia are still looking for their first win.

Panama has been dominant in their two games so far, first in their debut versus Colombia they scored 15 runs to win easy by a 15-2 score with pitcher Gustavo García solid on the mound.

The second game scheduled for friday between Puerto Rico and Venezuela had to be suspended by rain in the second inning when Puerto Rico had a 4-1 lead, game will be rescheduled later.

Cuba made their debut on saturday and came from behind against a tough Colombian team to finally walk them of by score 8-7 with a single by Duliesky Ferrán that gave them their first win.

Panama dominated again on saturday by beating the host nation by a 9-1 score, with four runs in the second and five in the fourth inning. While Jeremy Vargas was solid on the mound against Venezuela.

With this results Panama stays undefeated with 2-0 leading the pack, Cuba is next after their win in their debut with 1-0. Meanwhile Venezuela falls in their debut (0-1) and Colombia is still looking for their first win (0-2).

On sunday tournament continues with two games on scheduled, Puerto Rico will try for their first win when they face Cuba, while the Dominican Republic debuts in the competition facing the host nation, Venezuela.

(WBSC-AMERICAS; Direction of Media Relations)