The United States National Team (2-0) and the Australia National Team (2-1) each put runners in scoring position on Friday, but the United States National Team capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 3-1 win at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.
Valerie Arioto reached base two times in the game for the United States National Team. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the fourth inning.
The Australia National Team had no answer for Jordan Taylor, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. The Australia National Team managed just three hits off of the the United States National Team's pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five during his four innings of work.
Kaia Parnaby was effective even in defeat, mowing down six the United States National Team batters and allowing two runs.
Parnaby (2-1) took the loss for the Australia National Team.