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Yada follows Sato with more stellar pitching for Japan

Updated: August 21, 2006, 5:15 PM ET
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa -- Ryoya Sato is not Kawaguchi City's only stellar pitcher.

Seigo Yada struck out 12 batters without a walk as the Japanese squad defeated Matamoros, Mexico, 6-1 to stay undefeated in Pool D action at the Little League World Series.

Sato tossed a no-hitter on Saturday against Moscow, Russia, in the Asian champion's opening contest.

Yada fell behind, 1-0, after surrendering a first-inning homer to Jose Segoviano, the starting pitcher for Matamoros (2-1).

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