Japan advanced from the Bronze Medal Game by defeating Canada 12-3. The Bronze Medal is Canada’s second World medal, the first being a silver medal from the 1978 Women’s World Championship where the United States defeated them 4-0 in the Championship Game.
Scores will be posted here at the end of each inning.
First inning: USA 0, Japan 0
Second inning: USA 0, Japan 0
Third inning: USA 0, Japan 0
Fourth inning: USA 5, Japan 0 (Alissa Haber RBI single; Jennie Finch RBI single; Lauren Lappin 2 RBI triple; Lappin scores on a passed ball)
Fifth inning: USA 7, Japan 0 (Andrea Duran home run)
Final: USA 7, Japan 0 (run-rule)