Summer Koshien Okayama Gakugeikan wins for the first time in a reversal on August 10th 18:49
The national high school baseball in the summer entered the second round from the third game on the fifth day of the tournament, and Okayama Gakugeikan High School won a 6-5 win against Hiroshima Commercial and proceeded to the third round.
Okayama Gakugeikan is approaching one point difference with Nakagawa Hibiki's timely Uchino hit in the 8th, 2nd, 1st, 3rd, 3rd chances, followed by No. 6, Yoshiaki Iwabata, the head of the left It was reversed by hitting 2 points timely to bass.
The starting pitcher received a batting ball on his face, and pitched Nakagawa, who suddenly climbed from the second time, tossed to the end, losing 5 points. Okayama Gakugeikan is the first win for Koshien throughout the spring and summer.
On the other hand, Hiroshima Commerce led three points in the middle and showed a solid defense of the “Hirosho Tradition”, but the last was reversed, and Koshien in the summer of 31 years since the Showa last tournament was won. There was no victory.
Okayama Gakugei Pitcher has a broken face
Pitcher Niwa Kohei of Okayama Gakugeikan, who was changed on the way after hitting the face directly with a single defense, was diagnosed as a fracture of the left face as a result of a hospital examination.
In this match, pitcher Niwa of Okayama Gakugeikan went up to the mound as the starting pitcher and took 2 outs once, then hit the face with the 3rd batter liner hit of Hiroshima Commercial.
Although Niwa was conscious, he went down to the bench on a stretcher and took turns.
After a CT scan at a hospital in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo, close to the Koshien Stadium, a left facial fracture was diagnosed.
After receiving the diagnosis, pitcher Niwa returned to Koshien Stadium and watched the game on the bench.
Okayama Gakugeikan Director Sato “Nakagawa threw me persistently”
Director Takahiro Sato of Okayama Gakugeikan said about the pitcher Nakagawa Hibiki, who relieved from the second strike in response to the hitting hit by Niwa pitcher. It was evaluated.
After that, he said, “Similar to the Okayama tournament, the players fought without giving up until the end. I would like to fight the next game persistently.”
Yasuhiro Naka looked back on the 7 timely Uchino hits, saying, “I was in the bat with a strong feeling to connect behind. I think it was not a good shot, but it was better than the opponent.” .
As for the starting pitcher Kohei Niwa, who was replaced by an accident that hits the ball directly at the time, “Because all the teams were talking to Niwa pitcher once again in the next game on the bench, I think my thoughts have been reflected in the results. "
Director Hiroshima Arata “Thanks to the players”
“We are grateful to the players for the first time in 15 years in Koshien,” said Tadakatsu Aratani, the director of Hiroshima Commercial. The players who were not able to read the game were responsible for the lack of ability to read the game. I wanted to do my best to become a senbatsu by taking over what the third grader left over to the first and second graders. "
Shodo Yamaji said about the home run that he struck in the fifth round. “Since the team did n’t hit very well, I decided to change the flow and went from the first ball. I did n’t expect to enter. I would like to thank everyone because I think I was able to hit the home run thanks to the supporters and friends. "
On top of that, he said, “We lost our first match, but I want my juniors to become a team that can win in Koshien.”