Mayabeque, Cuba_ The baseball team category 11-12 years of Mayabeque won historic bronze medal, in the national championship of the Pioneer’s Games, held in Granma, and gave our province the first medal conquered by this sport in the seven years of its creation. 

The boys led by manager Jacinto Capote made a real feat and became the revelation team of the event attended by the six finalist provinces in pursuit of the crown.

The small Hurricanes came from the bottom and remount the adverse beginning of three consecutive defeats, against Granma (5-8), Ciego de Ávila (3-7) and 2-12 knockout with Pinar del Río.

Then they showed the lineage of true warriors and successively imposed over Matanzas 6 races to four, and Santiago de Cuba 7 x 6 in a tight game of 12 entries.

That important victory included our team among the four semifinalists.

In the discussion of the bronze medal this Sunday, Mayabeque repeated the success at the expense of the yumurinos, defeating them four over one.

According to information of Ovidio Montano, baseball methodologist in the territory, for the crown the small Alazanes dominated the Vueltabajeros five races to four and won the national title.

Pinar del Río won the silver and Mayabeque the bronze; Matanzas, Santiago de Cuba and Ciego de Ávila place from the places fourth to sixth.

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