Maryland's unprecedented run through the Cal Ripken World Series field came to an end Sunday as Japan defeated the team from Boyds to win a second straight world championship.
Japan continued its dominant run in the 2012 tournament with a 17-7 win Sunday at in .
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Maryland's John Paul Walsh hit two home runs, but Japan used 14 hits—seven of them for extra-bases—to prevail.
A seven-run sixth inning for Japan put the game out of reach.
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