Wonju High School allowed only one hit.
Gangneung High School’s pitching staff blocked local rival Wonju스포츠토토 High School with near-perfect pitches and advanced to the round of 16 in the Blue Dragon.
Gangneung High School beat Wonju High School 2-0 in the 2nd round (final of 32) of the 78th Cheongryonggi National High School Baseball Championship and Weekend League Wangjungwangjeon (co-sponsored by the Chosun Ilbo, Sports Chosun, and Korea Baseball Softball Association) held at Mokdong Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 19th. .
Gangneung High School scored a total of 2 points with Jeong Jae-woo (junior)’s left-handed hit at the end of the 3rd inning with 1 out and 1st and 2nd base, and Park Chae-woon (junior)’s timely double at the 2nd out and 1st base at the end of the 7th inning.
Thanks to the support of the other line, the pitching staff of Gangneung High School blocked the lineup of Wonju High School. Starter right-hander Yuk Cheong-myeong (junior) struck out 7 in 4 innings and endured with no hits, and Chun Beom-seok (sophomore), who took over the mound, did not give up a single hit in 3 innings. Cho Dae-hyeon (3rd grade), who took the mound as the finisher, gave away a left-handed hit to Wonju Juju Shim Shim-seung (2nd grade) at the top of the 9th inning with one out and 1st and 2nd base, but then struck out two batters who entered the at-bat to keep the victory. However, it was disappointing that they allowed 5 balls on 4 balls.
Choi Jae-ho, coach of Gangneung High School, said, “Yuk Cheong-myeong fought hard and laid the foundation for victory.” “We are learning game by game. No matter which team we face, we will do our best.”Yuk Cheong-myeong, who fought hard as a starter, said, “I want to give 60 points (out of 100 points) to my performance today. It was because there were 4 balls in the middle (2),” he said. “The type of pitch I am most confident in is the slider. I will go beyond the first goal, the quarterfinals, and go all the way to the championship.”