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The Korea Women’s National Baseball Team fell to Hong Kong by one run in their first Group A match at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2024Led by Yang Sang-moon, Korea (ranked 10th in the world) came from behind to defeat Hong Kong (ranked 11th) 8-9 in their first game of the tournament in Thunder Bay, Canada, on Monday (Sept. 9)South Korea rallied from a 1-2 deficit in the bottom of the second inning to take a 4-2 lead thanks to Shin Noo-ri’s triple to right-center field They then traded runs with Hong Kong to take a 7-5 lead heading into the top of the seventh, the final inning However, in the top of the seventh, a wild pitch and a fielding error led to four runs for Hong Kong Korea cut the deficit to 8-9 in the bottom of the seventh when Kim Hae-ri scored on a passed ball, but 바카라사이트 Park Joo-ah was retired on a grounder to shortstop to end the game The loss was made all the more disappointing by the fact that Hong Kong was the opponent Korea defeated in the Super Round and third-place game of the Asian Games in May and June South Korea, Hong Kong, Canada (3rd), Australia (8th), USA (4th) and Mexico (12th) were the six nations competing in Group A of the WBSC World Cup The first and second place finishers in Group A will advance to the World Cup Final Round in Thunder Bay next year. If host Canada finishes second, the third-place finisher will also qualify for the final round South Korea will face the United States on Tuesday, Australia on Wednesday, Canada on Thursday, and Mexico on Friday On day one, the United States defeated Australia 3-2, while Canada swept Mexico 9-1.

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