Canadians get good start at women’s baseball World Cup

Team Canada, which includes right-hander Heidi Northcott of Rocky Mountain House, is off to a great start to the Women’s World Cup baseball championship.

EDMONTON — Team Canada, which includes right-hander Heidi Northcott of Rocky Mountain House, is off to a great start to the Women’s World Cup baseball championship.

The Canadians opened play Friday with a 12-2 win over Chinese Taipei before whipping Venezuela 14-2 on Saturday and edging Australia 5-4 Sunday.

They face the United States today at 7:30 p.m. at Telus Field.

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