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Taiwan wins Junior League Baseball Asia-Pacific Tournament

2012/07/07 18:08:12

July 6, Hanoi, Vietnam (CNA) A Taiwanese team won the Junior League Baseball Asia-Pacific Tournament held in Vietnam's Nha Trang City Friday to earn a berth in the world series in August.

The team, from Tainan Municipal Min-de Junior High School, beatSaipan 5-1 in the final to advance to the Junior League BaseballWorld Series to be held in the U.S. state of Michigan Aug. 12-18.

The Asia-Pacific Tournament organized by the U.S. Little League Baseball ran from June 30-July 6, with six countries andareas participating -- Taiwan, Indonesia, Saipan, the Philippines,Hong Kong and Vietnam.

(By Fang Pei-ching and C.J. Lin)