The USA Softball Junior Men’s National Team guaranteed themselves a top-two seed in the playoffs of the International Softball Federation (ISF) World Championship by defeating New Zealand 5-4 today the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced. With the win, Team USA secures their best pool-play record for a USA Junior Men’s team since 1985 when the Americans went 6-1.
At 5-0, the USA Junior Men have just one remaining pool-play game on Wednesday, November 7 at 5:30 p.m. (CT), a matchup with 2008 defending ISF Junior Men’s World Champion Australia. Wednesday’s game will determine whether USA or Australia will enter bracket play as the number one seed from Pool A. Please visit www.USAsoftball.com to follow live stats and see photos from all of USA’s games at the ISF World Championship.