15 and Under World Cup - United States Beats Panama for Gold

United States 7 Panama 1

The United States again used quality pitching to down an opponent, this one in a championship game. The United States scored six runs in the first inning to cruise over Panama. Andrew Painter threw 5.2 innings of one run ball and Luke Leto got the last five outs for the win. Brady House drove in two runs for the winners.

Taiwan 6 Japan 3

It is always a good thing when Taiwan beats Japan. Hae-Yu Lee pitched 6.1 innings to get the win for Taiwan. Japan did bring the tying run to the plate in the seventh but Ping-En Wu retired the last hitter on a ground out. The big bat was Ying-Chieh Mao, who collected three hits, including a double to drive in two runs.

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