Under-10 Pan-American Championship

The second Pan-American Championship in as many years was hosted by Costa Rica from Oct. 26-Nov. 2. Games were scheduled for seven innings.

October 26
8:30        Field 1   Colombia 0 – Brazil 1
11:30      Field 1   Costa Rica vs. Guatemala suspended

8:30        Field 2   Nicaragua 16 – Honduras 0
11:30      Field 2   Dominican Republic 1 – Panama 11

October 27

8:00        Field 6   Costa Rica 1 – Guatemala 4
CR: Lester Palma 1-1, GUA-Jorge Estrada 4.2IP, ER, 10K
8:30-9:30               Opening Ceremony

10:00      Field 1   Dominican Republic 22 – Guatemala 2 (4)
Highlights: Roberto Rosario (Dominican) 3RBI, 2R, Mario Hernández (Guatemala) 2-1-
13:00      Field 1   Honduras 16 – Costa Rica 6
Highlights: Rosembell Norales 3-2, 3RBI, 2 R (Honduras), Thomas Shelvey (Costa Rica) 3-2, 2RBI, R.

10:00      Field 2   Panama 2 – Colombia 3
Highlights: David Murillo (Panama) 4-1, R, Julián Gómez (Colombia) 3-2 with 2RBI.
13:00      Field 2   Brazil 4 – Nicaragua 6
Highlights: Amazonian Joao Silva shone in his performance at bat at the 4-2 league with two runs scored. NIC’s Kamil Talavera 1-for-4, 2R

October 28
8:30        Field 1   Nicaragua 5 – Panama 6
Highlights: Sharlone Rigby (Nicaragua) 2-2, 2RBI, 2 R, Jeycol De León (Panama) 3 innings of work, one allowed run, 5 strikeouts and took the victory.
11:30      Field 1   Costa Rica 1 – Brazil 11
Featured: Kaui Soares (Brazil) 3-2, RBI and 2R, Erly Zapata (Costa Rica) 2-2.

8:30        Field 2   Colombia 5 – Dominican Republic 4
Highlights: Einer Guzmán (Colombia) 3-2, RBI and CA, Hanlet Guantes (Dominican) 3-2, RBI, R.
11:30      Field 2   Guatemala 3 – Honduras 13
Highlights: Jorge Estrada shone in a performance of four innings and two thirds, in which he did not allow any runs and fanned 10.

October 29
8:30        Field 1   Honduras 2 – Colombia 7
Highlights: Ayberson Ortega, was key to the Colombian attack by leaving 3-2 with one scored and driven. The Honduran Óscar Ortega was one of the few to flirt from unstoppable in a turn at bat.
11:30      Field 1   Costa Rica 0 – Nicaragua 11
Highlights: Sharlone Rigby continues with a devastating rhythm to the offense by flirting 3-3, four RBIs and two scored, subtracting only the home run to hit the cycle. For Costa Rica, Thomas Shelvey also wore an unstoppable two visits to the plate.

8:30        Field 2   Brazil 5 – Dominican Republic 8
Highlights: Luis Sabino (Brazil) 4-3, RBI, 2CA, Washly Jiménez (Dominican) 3-3, 3 RBI, 2 CA.
11:30      Field 2   Guatemala 0 – Panama 17 (4)
Highlights: 13 races in the same first inning for Panamanians were enough to direct the result in their favor. Andrés Valderrama had a perfect day by hitting 2-2 with four teammates brought home, in addition to stepping on home plate three times. Mario Hernández was 1-1.

October 30
8:30        Field 1   Colombia 13 – Guatemala 0 (5)
Highlights: COL-Jesús Romero 3-for-3, 5RBI, R; GUA-Christian Álvarez 1-for-2
11:30      Field 1   Panama 16 – Costa Rica 1 (5)
Highlights: PAN-David Murillo 2-for-3, 2RBI, 3R; CR-Mauricio Tijerino 1-for-2, R

8:30        Field 2   Brazil 6 – Honduras 4
Highlights: BRA-Victor Sekiguchi 2-for-4, RBI, R; HON-Rosembell Norales 4.1IP, 2R, 8K
11:30      Field 2   Dominican Republic 2 – Nicaragua 4
Highlights: DR-Jean Toribio 3-for-3, 1RBI, 1R; NIC-Howard Moya 2-for-4, R

October 31
8:30        Field 1   Dominican Republic 6 – Honduras 1
Highlights: DR-Hanlet Guantes 3-for-3, 3R; HON-Gabriel Girón 1-for-2, R
11:30      Field 1   Colombia 8 – Costa Rica 0
Highlights: COL-Julián Gómez 2-for-3, 3R; CR-Gabriel Aguirre 4IP, 3R, 2K

8:30        Field 2   Nicaragua 16 – Guatemala 0 (4)
Highlights: NIC-Dereck Alonzo 3-for-4, 4RBI, 2R; GUA-Javier Sandoval 1IP, 1R
11:30      Field 2   Panama 10 – Brazil 0
Highlights: PAN-Yilmar Samudio 2-for-3, 3RBI, 2R; BRA-Kaue Soares 1-for-3

First Round Standings
Colombia                            5-1
Panama                               5-1
Nicaragua                           5-1
Dominican Republic         3-3
Brazil                                   3-3
Honduras                            2-4
Guatemala                          1-5
Costa Rica                          0-6

November 1
8:30        Field 1   Third Place Game: Nicaragua 10 – Dominican Republic 0 (5)
Highlights: DR-Victor Padilla 1-for-1; NIC-Fabián Flores 5IP 2H 0R, 3K
11:30      Field 1   First Place Game: Panama 3 – Colombia 2
Highlights: PAN-Jahir Díaz 3IP, 1ER, 3K; COL-Julián Gómez 3.2IP, 1ER, 3K

Final Standings
Panama                               6-1
Colombia                            5-2
Nicaragua                           6-1
Dominican Republic         3-4
Brazil                                   3-3
Honduras                            2-4
Guatemala                          1-5
Costa Rica                          0-6

About Gabriel Fidler

Extra Innings UK covers baseball around the world, focussing on the sport at the national team level, with features on prominent players, scouting reports, and occasional breaking news. We are fully credentialled by MLB and have covered the World Baseball Classic, continental championships, and the U.S. minor leagues.
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