Mexico to fight for Olympic bronze in softball after beating Australia

The Mexican ninth scored its second consecutive victory, and with it will have a rematch against Canada, a team against which they lost in the opening of the tournament

Mexico kept his medal hopes alive in the discipline of Olympic softball with a victory over Australia 4-1 this Monday, continuing with an unlikely recovery after a bad start in the activity of Tokyo 2020.

Mexico opened the scoring at the top of the second inning, when Suzannah Brookshire hit triple producer that drove Brittany cervantes. On the next turn, Mexico doubled his number of runs with the turn of Victoria Vidales, which allowed the annotation of Cervantes.

Mexico rang again when Vidal doubled on the top of the fourth roll, driving Tatyana forbes. Own Vidal scored his second run of the match driven by Chelsea gonzalez.

The Mexican batters removed the star pitcher from Australia, Kaia parnaby, at the top of the fourth inning, being replaced by Gabrielle Plain, who in the same entry was replaced by Ellen roberts.

In the bottom of the sixth, a solo home run by Jade wall gave the Australians their only run of the match.

Mexico started the tournament with three consecutive defeats, against Canada, Japan Y United States. However, after beating Italy and Australia, they will have the possibility of contesting the bronze when they are measured again at the Canadian ninth from 23:00 hours time Mexico of this same Monday.

Seven hours later United States, who has an undefeated 5-0 record, will fight for the Olympic gold against the host country’s ninth, Japan.