In the Olmedo Solé stadium in the Los Santos province, in Panama, the Venezuelan under-18 baseball team will look for a second victory in Cuba in the Premundial Championship that began on November 23 and will extend until December 3.
The team led by David Brito fell in their first 8-2 match against Canada's similar, but recovered the next day by beating Bahamas 17 by 1. After the game with Cuba, the Creoles will be measured to Colombia in the closing of the first phase.
Canada is in the first place of Group B with two wins without defeats, followed by Colombia (2-1), Cuba (1-1), Venezuela (1-1) and Bahamas (0-3), respectively.
For his part, group A is dominated by the United States (2-0), who is escorted by the Dominican Republic (2-2), Brazil (1-1), Honduras (1-2) and Peru (0-3) , while the C commands Panama (3-0), Nicaragua (2-1), Argentina (1-1), Guatemala (0-2) and closes Mexico in the last place with no victories and two losses.
The first four of the Super Round will rival the medal strikes. Those who finish in the first and second place will be the finalists who will fight for gold, while those who finish on steps three and four will face bronze.
The qualifying event will award four quotas to the U-18 World Baseball Championship, to be held in the Republic of Korea in 2019. AVN