USA beat Mexico 13-5 today to earn the #1 seed in Group A and will play Chinese Taipei Friday, August 26th. The matchup I was hoping to see is going to happen. I just envisioned it being in the semis or finals though. CT was beaten by Australia 5-4 and earned the #4 seed in Group B. Brazil, Australia, and Taiwan all had identical 2-2 records in preliminary play, but a run-difference ratio was used to determine rankings. Seedings for both groups are as follows:
You can follow the USA-Taiwan game here on Friday. May the best team win!