7-11-2011 USA Edges Canada in Eighth


July 11 2011

Scotiabank Canadian Open Fastpitch Women’s


Official Game Scores


Game Team Score Team Score Status GameDate
WE-9  Renegades Elite  0  China Nanjing University 11 F 2011-07-11
WE-8  Venezuela Elite  7  White Rock Renegades 6 F 2011-07-11
WI-9  Team Australia  0  Team Japan 1 F 2011-07-11
WI-8  Team Japan  13  Team Venezuela 3 F 2011-07-11

USA 3, CANADA 1 (8)
The visiting USA and host Canada were tied 1-1 end of regulation.

Team Canada scored in 2nd off USA starter Whitney Canion.  Russell signled, scored on Lopez’ 2-out double.  The USA tied the score in the 4th when Valerie Arioto jacked a home run off Canada starter Phillips.

Jordan Taylor pitched an inning of relief, then gave way to Keilani Ricketts.

Top 8th: with Kaitlin Cochran on 2nd as the ITB runner, Arioto was given a pass by reliever Hovinga.  Molly Johnson doubled home both runners, 3-1.

Bottom 8th: with Collings on 2nd, ITB, Ricketts faced top of Canadian order: Matthews. Ebert and Timpf – and struck out the side.

USA now 3-1.  On Tuesday, the USA again faces undefeated Japan and also Venezuela.

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