Italy dominates EMRYT 2023 Sport Division, Secures Gold with convincing victory over Israel

Italy dominates EMRYT 2023 Sport Division, Secures Gold with convincing victory over Israel
19/08/2023
Italy emerged victorious by claiming the gold medal in a resounding fashion against Israel at the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) - Sport Division 2023.

The Italian national team showcased their dominance in a one-sided gold medal game at the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) - Sport Division 2023. The Italian national squad secured a decisive 9-1 victory over their Israeli counterparts in the gold medal game.

Italy set the tone early in the final, scoring three runs in the first inning. While Israel managed to respond with a single run in the top of the second inning, Italy further solidified their lead by adding four more runs in the second inning and two in the third inning. The final score of 9-1 reflected Italy's performance throughout the game.

In the bronze medal game, Joudrs Praha (CZE) emerged triumphant by defeating GB Cubs (GBR) with a scoreline of 5-1, securing the third-place position in the tournament.

The final standings of the EMRYT 2023 Sport Division are as follows:

  1. Italy
  2. Israel
  3. Joudrs Praha (CZE)
  4. GB Cubs (GBR)

Italy's victory was not only comprehensive but also undefeated, as they clinched all seven games played, concluding the event with a perfect 7-0 record.

Marking its milestone tenth edition this year, the EMRYT continues to be a pivotal component of the WBSC Europe softball development program. The event serves as a platform to spotlight the talent and sportsmanship displayed by youth softball teams from across Europe, further contributing to the growth and promotion of the sport in the region.

Cover Photo by Collecchio Softball Baseball Club