Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier

23/07/2019 - 27/07/2019

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Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier - Official Payoff

Spain ends Qualifier with a win over South Africa

25/07/2019

Thanks to a brilliant performance from the circle by Ane Barandiaran, Spain defeated South Africa 5-0 and ended the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Qualifier with a win. Spain scored 3 times in the fourth and added two more runs in the sixth.

In the fourth inning, Spain broke the tie game. Meritex Blesa and Modrego Lopez opened the frame with a pair of singles. Then, Raquel Moncho Varela doubled to deep left field for the 2-0 lead. Later, Maria Rodriguez Caicoya hit the second double of the inning for the 3-0.

Spain added two more runs one inning later. Modrego Lopez hit another RBI single and Moncho Varela sacrificed fly, plated Segura Gimenez.

Ane Barandiaran went the distance, throwing a shutout game with 3 strike outs, 3 hits and 1 base on ball allowed. On the other side, Nushka De Beer took the loss.