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2010 Cal Ripken World Series (12U) – Mexico wins it all!

by on Aug.15, 2010 @ 12:25 am, under Other

The 2010 Cal Ripken World Series kicks off today (14th US time). The three divisions:

American Division

Pacific Southwest (Bakersfield, CA)
Pacific Northwest (Eugene, OR)
New England (Norwalk, CT)
Southwest (Mountain Home, AR)
Maryland Champ (White Plains, MD)

National Division

Ohio Valley (Lexington, KY)
Midwest Plains (Park Hills, MO)
Middle Atlantic (Newark, DE)
Southeast (Ocala, FL)
Hartford County (Emmorton, MD)

International Division

Canada
Dominican Republic
Korea
Australia
Mexico
Japan

Japan's schedule during the tournament:

8/14, 12:00pm - Japan @ Canada - Wrigley

8/15, 4:30pm - Australia @ Japan - Nationals Park

8/16, 12:00pm - Japan @ Korea - Wrigley

8/17, 12:00pm - Dominican Republic @ Japan - Fenway

8/18, 5:00pm - Mexico @ Japan - Cal Sr's Yard

I'll try to keep this post updated with Japan's progress in the tournament.

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Japan beat Canada, 13-1 on the 14th. Box score

Japan beat Australia, 10-0 on the 15th. Box score

Japan beat Korea, 7-0 on the 16th. Box score

Japan beat the Dominican Republic, 13-2 on the 17th. Box score

Japan beat Mexico, 1-0 on the 18th. Box score

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Final Standings

America Division

G W L WPCT
Maryland Champ 4 3 1 .750
New England 4 3 1 .750
Pacific Northwest 4 3 1 .750
Pacific Southwest 4 2 2 .500
Southwest 4 0 4 .000

Top two teams advance.

National Division

G W L WPCT
Southeast 4 4 0 1.000
Ohio Valley 4 3 1 .750
Middle Atlantic 4 2 2 .500
Hartford County 4 1 3 .250
Midwest Plains 4 0 4 .000

Top two teams advance.

International Divison

G W L WPCT
Japan 5 5 0 1.000
Mexico 5 4 1 .800
Korea 5 3 2 .600
Dominican Rep 5 2 3 .400
Australia 5 1 4 .200
Canada 5 0 5 .000

Top four teams advance.

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Playoff Round

Japan will play the Dominican Republic in the first round on the 20th.

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The Dominican Republic beat Japan on the 20th, 4-2. Box score

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Mexico ended up winning the tournament by beating Ocala, Fl, 7-1 in the Finals game on the 22nd.  Box Score