Canadian women third at world softball
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.