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JWBL: West Flora wins third straight Tiara Cup tournament, beats South Dione 6-1

by on Jul.08, 2013 @ 1:50 am, under Women's Baseball

West Flora beat South Dione 6-1 in the Finals game on Sunday to take Nara Tiara Cup Tournament.

West Flora's Mika Konishi and Ikuyo Matsumoto were awarded MIP Awards for their performance during the tournament -- Konishi tossed a shutout in the First Round and collected three hits and three RBI in the Finals game; Matsumoto did a good job leading the pitchers and drove in runs in both games. Minami Yano (West Flora) was given the JTB Award for her performance during the Finals game: 5.1 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 ER.

East Astraia finished in third with a 9-2 victory over North Reia.

Milestones

200 hits: Yuki Kawabata (East Astraia) entered Sunday's game with 198 career hits.  She collected her 199th hit in the 2nd (three-run double to left) and her 200th hit in the 6th (RBI single to left).

100 hits: Yuki Umemoto (West Flora) entered Saturday's game with 98 career hits.  She collected his 99th hit in the 1st inning (RBI single to left) and her 100th hit in the 3rd (single to left).

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July 6 - Game 1 - 11:04

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Reia 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Flora 3 0 1 2 0 5   11 16 1

According to rules, the game ended after six full innings because playing time had gone over the one hour and forty-five minute limit.

W: Mika Konishi (15 G, 6-4)
L: Ayami Sato (15 G, 4-5)

Time: 1:54
Attendance: 751

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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July 6 - Game 2 - 13:44

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Astraia 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1
Dione 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 10 1

Dione advanced after drawing the winning card.

W: --
L: --

Time: 1:53
Attendance: 789

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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July 7 - Game 1 - 11:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Reia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 1
Astraia 3 4 0 0 0 2 x 9 12 0

W: Nagisa (12 G, 6-2)
Sv: Risa Nakashima (15 G, 2 Sv)
L: Kei Arai (5 G, 2-1)

Time: 1:51
Attendance: 686

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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July 7 - Game 2 - 13:19

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Flora 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 6 12 2
Dione 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0

W: Minami Yano (14 G, 3-4)
L: Minako Uemura (11 G, 4-3)

Time: 1:48
Attendance: 777

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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Tiara Cup Standings

  Team G W L T WPCT Cups
1 East Astraia 21 12 7 2 .632 3
2 West Flora 21 12 8 1 .600 4
3 South Dione 21 10 10 1 .500 3
4 North Reia 21 5 14 2 .263 0