The United States National Team (19-1) jumped out to an early lead on the China (0-1) and captured a 13-0 victory on Wednesday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.
The game was decided quickly as the United States National Team exerted their will early with 13 runs in the first three innings.A two-run single by Valerie Arioto and an error during the first inning and a solo home run by Ashley Holcombe and a home run by Arioto in the second inning helped the United States National Team put some runs on the board early.
Arioto racked up seven RBIs on three hits for the United States National Team.
Keilani Ricketts improved to 7-0 on the year by picking up the win for the United States National Team. Ricketts struck out four, walked none and gave up no hits.
Wang Lan ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with her first loss of the year. She allowed 12 runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out three.