The Habaneros had to overcome the game. Author: Boris Luis Cabrera
In a crowded Juan Ialo stadium, where fans from both sides enjoyed the game, Gabana del Este again came from behind to beat Matanzas 5-4 in the third and final game of the Little League West semi-finals.
The visitors had a 4-0 lead, which they couldn’t hold up in the final stretch of the game, and a sixth-inning hug (the last in that competition) forced an extra inning to decide who would be Bayamo’s opponent.
Tiburone from the capital left Yumurino on the field with a stunning finish thanks to a shot by Adrian Sublet, who found the bases full and will head to the capital of Granma next weekend where Cuba’s representative in the Little Girls World Series will take part. be announced.
Bayamtsy will play their third final in a row. In 2020 they won gold away in Havana and in 2022 they lost at home to Santa Clara.
Both teams arrive with the same balance of 6-1 to discuss the scepter. Havana del Este left San Antonio de los Baños (4-2 and 11-1), Consolación del Sur (17-7 and 4-3) and now Matanzas (4-3, 3-4 and 5 -4).
While Bayamo, he was better than Holguin (10-0 and 10-2), Santiago de Cuba (21-2, 5-7 and 10-0) and Camagüey (6-3 and 10-2 ), his latest victim.
The Cuban champion will go directly to the World Series during 2023 and 2024 in accordance with the rotation system set by the organizers of the Little League, a project that brings together 16 teams annually: champions of eight regions plus the same number of winners. American leagues.
This year’s final is scheduled for August 16-27 in the North American city of Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Source: Juventud Rebelde