Defending champion Germany and host Italy will play the final of the U15 European Championship in Nettuno, Italy on Saturday at 7pm local time. It is going to be the rematch of the preliminary round duel, which Germany won 8-6.
Germany blew by the Czech Republic 13-2 in their semifinal on Friday. After the Czech team took a 1-0 lead in the first, Germany answered with 13 combined runs between the second and the fourth to claim victory. Italy, which was only 1-2 after the first round, edged out the previously unbeaten Netherlands 5-3 in the second semifinal.
In the consolation round Russia shut out Slovakia 12-0, while Austria stunned France 15-5.
Friday 19th July
|Borghese||C||RUSSIA||SLOVAKIA||12 – 0||5|
|Castri||C||AUSTRIA||FRANCE||15 – 5||5|
|Castri||Se||GERMANY||CZECH REPUBLIC||13 – 2||5|
|Borghese||Se||NETHERLANDS||ITALY||3 – 5|
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