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JWBL: Kanagawa Sagamihara Tiara Cup – East Astraia takes home final Tiara Cup

by on Oct.14, 2013 @ 1:42 am, under Women's Baseball

East Astraia picked up their eighth Tiara Cup by beating West Flora 6-5 in the Finals game on Sunday. North Reia ended in third with a 6-1 victory over South Dione.

Risa Nakashima (AST) was given the JTB Award for her relief work during the Finals game -- she entered the game in the bottom of the 4th with Astraia 5-0 and gave her team a chance to make it back into the game with three shutout innings of work.

The MIP Award went to Astraia's Honami Ota. She tossed a complete game against South Dione on Saturday (she allowed one run on one hit over seven innings of work) and picked up a save on Sunday by tossing a perfect 7th.

Maya Kawaho (AST) was given an award for breaking a 5-5 tie with an RBI single to center in the top of the 7th.

Other:

A retirement ceremony was held for players retiring after the season: Dione's Chie Niihara, Flora's Yu Kawamoto, Astraia's Maya Kawaho and Minori Okuda, and Reia's Shiho Masuda.

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October 12 - Game 1 - 11:00

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

Flora advanced after winning the tie-break drawing.

W: --
L: --

Time: 1:38
Attendance: 348

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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October 12 - Game 2 - 13:30

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

Astraia advanced after winning the tie-break drawing.

W: --
L: --

Time: 1:21
Attendance: 385

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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October 13 - Game 1 - 11:01

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

W: Kei Arai (13 G, 3-5, 0 Sv)
Sv: Yuki Izumi (15 G, 1-2, 1 Sv)
L: Minako Uemura (16 G, 4-4, 1 Sv)

Time: 1:50
Attendance: 508

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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October 13 - Game 2 - 13:40

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Astraia 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 6 7 2
Flora 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 8 1

W: Risa Nakashima (27 G, 4-7, 8 Sv)
Sv: Honami Ota (22 G, 12-0, 1 Sv)
L: Minami Yano (26 G, 8-8, 3 Sv)

Time: --
Attendance: 579

Box Score - YouTube - Highlights

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Tiara Cup Standings

Standings Vs Records Totals
  Teams G W L T WPCT Cups EA WF SD NR RS RA HR SB AVG ERA
1 East Astraia 38 24 9 5 .727 8 *** 6-5-2 7-4-2 11-0-1 138 87 0 46 .278 1.79
2 West Flora 38 20 13 5 .606 7 5-6-2 *** 7-5-0 8-2-3 145 96 0 52 .294 1.95
3 South Dione 38 16 20 2 .444 4 4-7-2 5-7-0 *** 7-6-0 98 122 0 43 .254 2.84
4 North Reia 38 8 26 4 .235 0 0-11-1 2-8-3 6-7-0 *** 94 179 0 31 .274 3.96