Cana­dian women third at world soft­ball

Ottawa Citizen - - SPORTS -

Canada fin­ished in third at the women’s world soft­ball cham­pi­onship af­ter fall­ing 3-0 to host Ja­pan on Sun­day. Joanne Lye went 2 for 3 at the plate for Canada. Vic­to­ria Hay­ward and Erika Poli­dori were the only other Cana­dian hit­ters to reach base with a hit. In the cham­pi­onship fi­nal, Ja­pan lost 7-6 to the United States in ex­tra in­nings. The event dou­bled as a qual­i­fier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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