Mexico emerged from the 29-team field at the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series as the overall champion, claiming a 4-1 victory over Hawaii in the title game at Ballparks of America on Saturday afternoon.

Mexico’s victory ended a three-year championship run by the team from Japan, including the first two years the tournament was held at Ballparks of America.

Mexico advanced to the title game with a 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico on Friday, while Hawaii outlasted Pennsylvania, 7-4.

Pacific Southwest won the Iron Bracket on Saturday morning, claiming a 1-0 victory over Kentucky.

Branson’s entry in the tournament saw its run end on Thursday afternoon, with a 6-5 loss to Kentucky.

 

CAL RIPKEN MAJOR 70 WORLD SERIES AT BALLPARKS OF AMERICA PARTICIPATING TEAMS

POOL A US

Middle Atlantic (East Fishkill, New York), Southwest (Matthews Park, Alabama), North Carolina (Raleigh), North Dakota (Fargo), Florida (Palm Beach Gardens)

 

POOL B US

New England (West Hartford, Connecticut), Southeast (Winter Park, Florida), Hawaii (Oahu), New York (North Colonie), Missouri (Mineral Area)

 

POOL C US

Midwest Plains (SE Denver, Colorado), Pacific Northwest (Meridian, Idaho), Alabama (Daphne), Kentucky (SE Lexington), Massachusetts (Freetown-Lakeville)

 

POOL D US

Ohio Valley (Nerburgh, Indiana), Pacific Southwest (Hanford, California), Oregon (Willamette Valley), Pennsylvania (Flood City), Branson

 

POOL E INTERNATIONAL

New Zealand, Japan, Canada, Curacao, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Republic of Korea, Bahamas

 

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

P1: Southeast 5, New York 4

P2: Pennsylvania 1, Oregon 0

P3: Japan 6, Dominican Republic 3

P4: Midwest Plains 12, Alabama 8

P5: North Carolina 5, Southwest 0

P6: Kentucky 6, Pacific Northwest 3

P7: New Zealand 7, Canada 3

P8: Florida 10, North Dakota 4

P9: Branson 2, Ohio Valley 1

P10: Hawaii 16, Missouri 1

 

SATURDAY

P11: Southeast 3, Hawaii 2

P12: Massachusetts 2, Midwest Plains 0

P13: Middle Atlantic 6, Southwest 5

P14: Mexico 10, New Zealand 3

P15: Republic of Korea 14, Curacao 0

P16: Ohio Valley 3, Pacific Southwest 2

P17: North Carolina 11, North Dakota 0

P18: Pennsylvania 3, Branson 1

P19: New England 5, New York 0

P20: Pacific Northwest 10, Alabama 8

P21: Japan 14, Canada 0

P22: Puerto Rico 6, Bahamas 1

 

SUNDAY

P23: Florida 2, Middle Atlantic 1

P24: Dominican Republic 17, New Zealand 2

P25: Hawaii 10, New York 0

P26: New England 8, Missouri 1

P27: Republic of Korea 11, Bahamas 1

P28: Pennsylvania 1, Pacific Southwest 0

P29: Southwest 13, North Dakota 3

P30: Branson 13, Oregon 4

P31: Massachusetts 10, Pacific Northwest 2

P32: Mexico 9, Puerto Rico 0

P33: Kentucky 8, Alabama 0

P34: Japan 13, Curacao 0

 

MONDAY

P35: Missouri 3, Southeast 1

P36: Midwest Plains 9, Kentucky 7

P37: Japan 4, Bahamas 0

P38: North Carolina 14, Florida 0

P39: Hawaii 5, New England 0

P40: Canada 13, Curacao 2

P41: Puerto Rico 9, Dominican Republic 0

P42: North Dakota 6, Middle Atlantic 3

P43: Massachusetts 7, Alabama 3

P44: Ohio Valley 7, Oregon 2

P45: Pacific Southwest 10, Branson 2

P46: Mexico 3, Republic of Korea 1

 

TUESDAY

P47: Midwest Plains 8, Pacific Northwest 3

P48: North Carolina 8, Middle Atlantic 1

P49: Mexico 8, Dominican Republic 2

P50: Ohio Valley 5, Pennsylvania 1

P51: Southeast 5, New England 3

P52: Puerto Rico 16, Curacao 1

P53: Republic of Korea 8, Canada 0

P54: Southwest 11, Florida 1

P55: Kentucky 9, Massachusetts 5

P56: Pacific Southwest 9, Oregon 1

P57: Bahamas 4, New Zealand 3

P58: New York 7, Missouri 6

 

WEDNESDAY

B59: New England 3, Middle Atlantic 2

B60: Ohio Valley 11, Southwest 3

B61: New York 4, Pacific Northwest 1

B62: Republic of Korea 7, Dominican Republic 5

B63: Midwest Plains 2, Southeast 1

B64: Pacific Southwest 11, Curacao 1

B65: Hawaii 9, Massachusetts 0

B66: Kentucky 7, Missouri 4

B67: Branson 8, North Dakota 3

B68: Puerto Rico 2, Bahamas 0

B69: Alabama 7, Florida 1

B70: Pennsylvania 4, North Carolina 3

B71: Canada 1, Oregon 0

 

THURSDAY

B72: New Zealand 9, New England 7

B73: Hawaii 3, Ohio Valley 1

B74: Pacific Southwest 1, New York 0

B75: Mexico 2, Republic of Korea 1

B76: Kentucky 6, Branson 5

B77: Pennsylvania 4, Midwest Plains 3

B78: Alabama 11, Canada 5

B79: Puerto Rico 1, Japan 0

 

FRIDAY

B80: Pacific Southwest 4, New Zealand 3

B81: Kentucky 4, Alabama 0

B82: Mexico 3, Puerto Rico 0

B83: Hawaii 7, Pennsylvania 4

 

SATURDAY

B84: Pacific Southwest 1, Kentucky 0

B85: Mexico 4, Hawaii 1

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