Group A
Top two teams advance
Country W L Pct GB
Japan 2 0 1.000 --
South Korea 2 1 .667 0.5
China 1 2 .333 1.5
Taiwan 0 2 .000 2
Thursday, March 5
At Tokyo
Japan 4, China 0 (RECAP)
Friday, March 6
At Tokyo
South Korea 9, Taiwan 0 (RECAP)
Saturday, March 7
At Tokyo
China 4, Taiwan 1, Taiwan eliminated (RECAP)
Japan 14, South Korea 2 (RECAP) -- Japan advances to Round 2
Sunday, March 8
At Tokyo
South Korea 14, China 0 (7 inn.) (RECAP)
Monday, March 9
At Tokyo
Japan vs. South Korea, 5:30 a.m.
Group B
Top two teams advance
Country W L Pct GB
Cuba 1 0 .000 --
Australia 1 0 1.000 --
Mexico 0 1 .000 1
South Africa 0 1 .000 1
Sunday, March 8
At Mexico City
Cuba 8, South Africa 1 (RECAP)
Australia 17, Mexico 7 (RECAP)
Monday, March 9
At Mexico City
South Africa vs. Mexico, 10 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
At Mexico City
Cuba vs. Australia, 10 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11
At Mexico City
Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 10 p.m.
Thursday, March 12
At Mexico City
Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 9 p.m.
Group C
Top two teams advance
Country W L Pct GB
United States 2 0 1.000 --
Venezuela 1 1 .500 1
Italy 0 1 .000 1.5
Canada 0 1 .000 1.5
Saturday, March 7
At Toronto
United States 6, Canada 5 (RECAP)
Venezuela 7, Italy 0 (RECAP)
Sunday, March 8
At Toronto
United States 15, Venezuela 6 (RECAP) -- U.S. advances to Round 2
Monday, March 9
At Toronto
Canada vs. Italy, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
At Toronto
Venezuela vs. Game 4 winner, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11
At Toronto
United States vs. Game 5 winner, 6:30 p.m.
Group D
Top two teams advance
Country W L Pct GB
Netherlands 1 0 1.000 --
Puerto Rico 1 0 1.000 --
Dominican Rep. 1 1 .500 0.5
Panama 0 2 .000 1.5
Saturday, March 7
At San Juan, Puerto Rico
Netherlands 3, Dominican Republic 2 (RECAP)
Puerto Rico 7, Panama 0 (RECAP)
Sunday, March 8
At San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic 9, Panama 0, Panama eliminated (RECAP)
Monday, March 9
At San Juan, Puerto Rico
Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
At San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic vs. Game 4 loser, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11
At San Juan, Puerto Rico
Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5 p.m.

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