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Argentina repeats as International Softball Federation Junior Men’s World Champions

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

argentina Argentina won its second consecutive Gold Medal in the International Softball Federation (ISF) Junior Men’s World Championship by defeating New Zealand, 9-0, Sunday at the Pepsi Softball Centre in Whitehorse, Canada.

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – Argentina was slowed down but they couldn’t be stopped.

After losing Saturday to New Zealand, 3-1, in the semi-finals of the playoffs, Argentina came roaring back with a vengeance on Sunday.

And New Zealand felt the brunt of it.

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The battle for Gold begins at the ISF Junior Men’s World Championship

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – The wheat has been separated from the chaff; the cream has risen to the top.

Call it what you may. But after eight days and 54 games in the 10th ISF Junior Men’s World Championship, it has come down to this.

Argentina, New Zealand, Japan, and Australia have proven they are the four best teams in young men’s (age 19-under) fastpitch softball.

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Strong arms drive Argentina past USA in ISF Junior Men’s World Championship

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – The number one team rests its number one pitcher and suffers no ill effects.

Argentina held back ace right-hander Huemul Mata, instead going with the strong-armed arsenal of Roman Godoy at the start and Franco Gini to close.

And the two were as good as Argentina could want, combining on a three-hitter to beat the USA 9-2 at the Pepsi Softball Centre in Whitehorse, Thursday.

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Big games ahead for USA Junior Men in ISF Junior Men’s World Championship

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – It doesn’t get much bigger or more important for Team USA than their final two games of round robin play today and Friday.

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Masmu goes long ball and Argentina rolls over Japan in ISF Junior Men’s World Championship

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – Gonzalo Masmu bats in the number eight spot. But after his performance against Japan on Wednesday, Argentina management just might want to move him up a few spots.

Masmu hammered three home runs – a two run shot in the fourth inning, a three-run blast in the fifth, and for good measure another two-run homer in the seventh – to lead Argentina to an 8-1 victory over Japan.

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Argentina’s Mata and Godoy overpower New Zealand in ISF Junior Men’s World Championship

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

mata_Huemul Argentina’s Huemul Mata has not allowed any runs in the ISF Junior Men’s World Championship through six games. Photo By MADDY FLANAGAN / ISF Official Photographer

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CA – The question: Can anyone score off Argentina’s pitching staff? Through six games, no.

Roman Godoy and Huemul Mata have been without blemish by not allowing a single run at the ISF Junior Men’s World Championship.

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