USA Softball International Cup
July 9-15: Irvine, California
Former Sabino standout Kelsey Jenkins is competing for Team Canada at the USA Softball International Cup taking place in Irvine, California. In addition, former University of Arizona standouts Brigette Del Ponte is playing for Mexico and Danielle O’Toole for Team USA Red.
Canada is currently 2-0 in pool play with a 9-4 win over Mexico on Monday and a 3-2 win over Venezuela on Monday night. Jenkins went 2-for 4 against Mexico with a double and three RBI. Del Ponte went 1-2. Jenkins followed that up by going 1-1 against Venezuela.
Del Ponte went 1-3 with an RBI to help Mexico defeat Venezuela 3-2 on Tuesday. Canada is playing Colombia tonight and Team USA Red is playing China.
Kelsey Jenkins, Canada
Brigette Del Ponte, Mexico
Danielle O’Toole, Team USA Red
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