Senior Italian girls end District III bid for repeat 1-0

Italy's Meldoy Sheldon jumps with joy as she makes the last out in the 1-0 victory over District III Laurel to move into the finals of the Senior League World Series. BY DAN COOK
August 12, 2013

The senior league girls from Europe and Africa ended the hopes of the District III team to repeat as World Series champions as the Italian squad downed Laurel 1-0.

Italian pitchers Laura Bigatton and Beatrice Zappa held the high-powered Laurel squad scoreless to move to the finals against the USA Central all-stars. The District 11 all-stars from South Bend, Ind., downed USA West 3-1 to move into the finals.

The USA Central squad then defeated Europe and Africa to win the Senior League World Series.