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U.S. baseball team overtakes South Korea at Tokyo Olympics

Ryder Ryan, 26, originally from Huntersville, North Carolina, is competing on the U.S. baseball team.
Credit: AP
United States' Ryder Ryan looks for a sign during the ninth inning of a baseball game against Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The U.S.  baseball team bested South Korea in the Men's tournament early Saturday, winning 4-2.

Team USA ranks first in the Group B standings in the Olympics baseball tournament, followed by South Korea and Isreal.

Huntersville native Ryder Ryan is representing the United States with U.S. Baseball at the Tokyo Olympics.

Ryan, 26, is originally from Huntersville, North Carolina, and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but now lives in Round Rock, Texas.

The U.S. is among six teams competing for a gold medal in baseball and softball. 

Friday (ET), The U.S. men's team beat Israel 8-1.

To watch the baseball game Saturday morning, click here.

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