Canada out of Little League World Series after loss to Curacao
Caribbean team scores 2 runs in each of the 1st and 2nd innings to stake way to win
Canada was eliminated from the Little League World Series following an 8-1 loss to the Caribbean team on Monday.
Curley Martha and Nathan Castillo each had two hits and drove in a run for the Caribbean representatives from Curacao.
Brady Dorwart scored on a passed ball in the top of the sixth and final inning for Canada, which managed just three hits.
Castillo opened the scoring with a two-run single in the bottom of the first inning, then back-to-back RBI singles from Jurdrick Profar and Mantha in the bottom of the second staked the Caribbean to a 4-0 lead.
Following two scoreless innings, the Caribbean doubled its lead in the bottom of the fifth with an RBI single from Deshandro Tromp, a two-run error that scored Castillo and Tromp and an RBI triple from Pe.son Revierre.
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Keven Rosina went the distance for the Caribbean, striking out seven and not surrendering an earned run.
Timmy Piasentin struck out eight but allowed seven earned runs for Canada over 4 2/3 innings. Dorwart gave up Revierre's triple before inducing a pop out in foul territory in relief.
The Canadian entry from Coquitlam, B.C., opened the double-elimination tournament with a 5-0 loss to Mexico on Friday before rebounding with a 10-0 win over Italy on Saturday.