The Allievi (13 and Under) of the Emilia Romagna region beat 8-2 The Netherlands and won the EMEA tournament of the Junior League. The team coached by Dimes Gamberini will fly to the United States to compete in their category Little League World Series from August 14th through 20th in Taylor (Maine).
Pitcher Samuel Silvestri struck out 11 batters and gave up only a 2 run homer in the final. Matteo Bocchi saved his win allowing only 1 walk. Emilia Romagna opened the score in the very first at bat, taking full advantage of a couple of errors with a base emtying double by Fossa.