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Great Britain Wins 2011 ECQ-Israel

Great Britain Wins 2011 ECQ-Israel

July 29

ISRAEL – Michael Johnson connected for a late two-run blast and Great Britain turned back Israel 5-2 Friday to secure a spot at the 2012 European Championshup.

Johnson also tallied the final out of the game on the mound to notch the save. Alexander Smith (2-0) worked eight-plus innings of two-run ball to pick up his second win of the week-long qualifying tournament.

Most Valuable Player – Aeden McQueary-Ennis, Great Britain
Batted .462 (6-for-13) with a double, home run, four runs and seven RBIs.

Best Pitcher – Shiomo Lipetz, Israel
Gave up a run on three hits with nine strikeouts in a 11-1 win over Georgia.

Best Batter – Aaron Hornostaj, Great Britain
Hit .643 (9-for-14) with eight runs scored, three extra-base hits, and five RBIs.

2011 ECQ-ISRAEL FINAL STANDINGS

1. Great Britain (4-1)
2. Israel (3-2)
3. Lithuania (1-2)
4. Georgia (0-3)

Photo: British Baseball Federation

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About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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