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New Zealand 3, Canada 2, 10 Innings

September 18, 2000

BLACKTOWN, Australia (AP) _ Cindy Potae hit a sacrifice fly to drive in the tie-breaking run, then Gina Weber shut down Canada in the bottom of the 10th inning to give New Zealand a 3-2 victory.

A night after giving up a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th to lose 3-2 to Australia, Weber struck out five and walked one while allowing four hits. But New Zealand also committed five errors.

Sandy Newsham gave up five hits and seven walks, striking out three.

Rhonda Hira went 3-for-4 and drove in the tying run in the sixth with a sacrifice fly as New Zealand rallied from a 2-0 deficit with single runs in the fifth and sixth.