The USA Softball Junior Men’s National Team fell to Australia 12-1 in their last pool-play game at the International Softball Federation (ISF) World Championship on Wednesday the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America announced today. With the loss, USA wraps up pool play with a 5-1 record securing the No. 2 seed entering Thursday’s bracket play.
With a 5-1 record, the USA Junior Men lock up the No. 2 overall seed in Pool A. The team will now turn it’s sights toward a 5:30 p.m. (CT) matchup with the host country Argentina who ran through Pool B with perfect 6-0 record to gain the No. 1 seed from that pool. With a win over Argentina, USA would advance to face the winner of Australia and Japan but a loss would mean a matchup with the winner of Thursday morning’s New Zealand versus Mexico game. Please visit www.USAsoftball.com to follow live stats and see photos from all of USA’s games at the ISF World Championship.