Two games were played in the preliminary round at the U18 European Championship Qualifier 2019 in Sundbyberg, Sweden. Israel beat Switzerland 8-2 after scoring five of its eight runs in the first three innings. Avi Segal and Ivri Margolin combined for a three-hitter. In the evening game Sweden welcomed Belgium in the tournament with a 3-2 nail-biter. Sweden took the lead with runs in the fifth and sixth. Belgium threatened to come back in the seventh, but only was able to cut the deficit to a single run.
Tuesday 9th July
|SWITZERLAND||ISRAEL||2 – 8|
|BELGIUM||SWEDEN||2 – 3|
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