Yokohama (Japan), July 27 (EFE) .- In the second inning, the Canadian team defeated the Mexican team 3-2 in poor defense and won the bronze medal at the Olympic softball tournament in Tokyo.
Left-handed pitcher Daniel O’Doual, Jen Saling singles to third with one out; Erica Politori then hit a grounder through the infield, who was comfortable forcing into the second foot, but defender Chelsea Gonzalez dropped the ball. Sarah Cronwegan missed what should have been the third out, and then Enma Endsminger hit a Reserve Bank single from two dirty runs.
The Mexican team recovered; In the third inning, Sidney Romero walked in, advancing to second in an infield ground, and Brittany Cervantes scored a single 2-1.
Romero hit a win in the fifth inning, Nicole Rankle reached the second floor of the Sacrifice and advanced to 2-2 with a win over Susanna Brookshire, but the Canadians ended the game late that inning.
Janet Leung and Victoria Howard attacked the infield and got a base from Larissa Franklin. Kelsey Harshman decided on a flying fight.
Mexican pitchers Sarah Cronwegan and Jenna Keira were penalized, but were stopped by relief Daniel Larry, who allowed a win and delivered four strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings.
Victoria Howard and Mexico Sidney Romero, who batted 3-2 for Canada, had two wins in three ad-bats.
Tonight the United States and Japan will compete for the gold medal.
Notes by ticket
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 CHE
Mexico 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 7 1
Canada 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 3 6 0
Won: Daniel Larry (1-1)
Lost: Daniel O’Toole (1-1):
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