TAYLOR, Michigan – The Championship Game for the 2013 Junior League World Series is set.
In the International Championship Game, Asia-Pacific continued its dominance downing Latin America 11-0. Asia-Pacific has yet to lose a game. They have outscored their opponents 64-9.
The United States Championship Game was a bit closer. The U.S. West got its revenge over its lone loss to the U.S. Southeast with a 7-3 win in the US Championship Game on Friday. The West has won several close games including twice winning 2-1. They will look to slow down the big bats from Asia-Pacific.
United States Pool Standings:
1. Southeast – Tennessee 3-1
1. West – Arizona 3-1
3. Central – Indiana 1-1
3. Southwest – Louisiana 2-2
5. East – New York 0-4
International Pool Standings:
1. Asia-Pacific – Chinese Taipei 4-0
2. Latin America – Curacao 3-1
3. Puerto Rico 2-2
4. Europe & Africa – Czech Republic 1-3
5. Canada 0-4
2013 Junior League World Series Schedule:
Friday August 16
4:00 pm International Championship – Asia-Pacific 11, Latin America 0
7:00 pm United States Championship – U.S. Southeast 3, U.S. West 7
Saturday August 17
2:00 pm World Championship Game – Asia-Pacific vs U.S. West
Live on ESPN3.com
Eric Bynum – has written 1982 posts on this site.
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.