◆ 94th Senbatsu High School Baseball Tournament 10th ▽ Semifinal Osaka Toin 13-4 Kokugakuin Kugayama (30th, Koshien)
Osaka Toin (Osaka), who hit 6 homes in one game, which was the most in the spring in the quarterfinals, swallowed the pitchers of Kokugakuin Kugayama (Tokyo) and won consecutive spring and summer championships with Neo (Chunichi) and Fujiwara (Lotte). Since 2018, he has decided to advance to the final for the first time in four years.
Osaka Toin attacks Kugayama’s starting left arm, Watanabe from the first time. After one death, Taniguchi hits the left front to base, and after two deaths, steals to second base. No. 4 Maruyama’s right-front timely hit took the lead, and No. 5 Ebine continued with a left-handed double, and Tai added two points with a right-front timely hit.
In the 3rd inning, Matsuo, who was in the lead, hit the base with a middle front hit, and Maruyama’s Senbatsu record of 8 consecutive hits, a double hit on the right wing fence in a timely manner added 1 point. Ebine also continued with Nakamae hits, and hits also jumped out to Tai, Suzuki, and Ito, scoring 5 points at once with 6 hits concentrated this time.
In the 4th inning, Taniguchi and Matsuo hit repeatedly. Maruyama didn’t hit 9 at-bats in a row, which was a new record for Senbatsu, and fell to a double play with a grounder. In the 6th inning, when Taniguchi walked out, Matsuo jumped into the left wing seat and added 2 points. Osaka Toin was Matsuo’s home run following Taniguchi, Hoshiko, Ito, Ebine, and Kudo in the quarter-finals, and set a new record for six people in one tournament (a Thai record including summer).
In the 8th inning, Taniguchi at the beginning was a hit by pitch. Matsuo’s left-wing fence hit a double to make it a non-death second and third base, and Maruyama added two points with a timely left-wing hit, which was his 10th hit in the third game of this tournament.
Kawahara, a 188 cm right arm who started the game, lost 2 points in the 6th inning with Kokugakuin Kugayama’s 3rd, Kizu’s right front timely hit, but he made a good throw with 5 hits and 2 runs in the 7th inning. From the 8th inning, 2nd place, Bessho pitched. I managed to finish 2 runs in the 9th inning.
Director Osaka Toin and Nishitani won the 60th victory in Koshien and took command at Chiben Gakuen and Chiben Wakayama.Hitoshi TakashimaReached 60 wins following the former director. As a team, he overtook PL Gakuen and won the championship for the fourth time in Osaka Seiharu (Toho V5 in spring, Chukyo University Chukyo V4).
Mr. Ichiro in November last year (MarinersKokugakuin Kugayama, who was instructed by a special assistant and instructor with the chairman of the baseball team, made a sudden advance to the top four from the first victory in the spring in his fourth appearance, but before the smashing of Osaka Toin, he went to Koshien at Ichiro’s school. The winning streak also stopped at 8.