The Kaiserslautern Military Community team representing Europe, Middle East and Africa in Little League Baseball’s Senior League Softball World Series fell to 0-4 with a 2-1 loss Wednesday to the West champions from Butte, Mont.

According to game accounts on the tournament Web site,, KMC led 1-0 on Becky Pletzer’s sacrifice fly in the third inning before the Montanans pushed across single runs in the sixth and seventh innings in Lower Sussex, Del. All-Europe pitcher Lindsey Jones was tagged for the tying run, which was unearned. Her All-Europe and Ramstein High School teammate, Maddie Byrd, pitched the seventh and took the loss.

KMC was to play its final game Thursday evening against the last-place team in the other pool in the tournament for players ages 15 and 16.

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