Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team (coach Kim Jong-cheol) beat Gyeonggi Bucheon City Youth Baseball Team (coach Jeong-min Kang) 7 to 1 in the finals of the ‘2nd Gapyeong-gun Cup National Youth Baseball Tournament’ held in Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, becoming the strongest league player. It won its first championship in the Youth Blue Dragon (U-13) League 10 years after its founding.메이저사이트
This tournament, hosted by the Korea Youth Baseball Federation, was held for 5 days including the weekend from September 2nd to 11th at 5 baseball stadiums, including Gapyeong Baseball Stadium, with a total of 2,000 players, including players from 97 teams and their parents, participating.
This competition was held by Gapyeong-gun, Gapyeong-gun Sports Council, Afreeca TV, baseball equipment specialist DOMINION, Storm Baseball, Finn Sports, Waniel-Diameng, Wepan (Gold Bat), Crown B, and aminoregen, a functional food for muscle and ligament reinforcement. It was carried out with great interest and support.
This competition was held in a tournament format, and fierce competition took place for the championship cup in a total of six categories, including Sprout League (U-9), Dream League (U-11), Youth League (U-13), and Junior League (U-16). .
The final was an interesting final match between the Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team, which had finished second four times in the 10 years since its founding in the Youth Blue Dragon (U-13) of the strongest league, and the Gyeonggi Bucheon City Youth Baseball Team (coached by Kang Jeong-min), which had advanced to the finals for the first time in 9 years since its founding. .
In the top of the first inning, the Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team allowed hits to the opposing Bucheon Youth Baseball Team Yu I-chan (Sanhak Middle School 1st) and Kim Tae-yoon (Sanhak Middle School 1st) on defense, allowing 1 run, but in the bottom of the 2nd inning, Na Hyo-min’s hit was followed by a 2. , stole third base in a row, and scored with a home steal, tying the game 1-1 with a kick.
And in the bottom of the 3rd inning, with 2 outs, Hwang Ha-gyeom’s base hit and Noh Eun-chan (Cheongnam Elementary School 6th)’s double to right-center, the team took a 2-1 lead with runners on second and third base and the opposing pitcher’s balk, and a tense pitcher’s battle unfolded, with 4 hits in the bottom of the 5th inning. The Youth Blue Dragons (U-13) won a thrilling championship 10 years after their founding with a score of 7-1, creating a big inning of 5 runs with 3 hits and 2 walks and 2 walks, including a two-run home run by hitter Na Hyo-min in the middle of the month. .
Jo Bae-seong (Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team, Haewon Elementary School 6th) led the team to the championship with a batting average of 0.637 with 7 hits in 11 at-bats, 6 RBIs, and 0.637 as a pitcher in this tournament, along with 4 wins as a pitcher, and an Ohtani-level performance of 6 hits, 24K, and 1 run in 13 innings with an ERA of 0.69. Kim Tae-yoon (Bucheon City Youth Baseball Team, Sanhak Middle School 1st, Gyeonggi-do) and Na Hyo-min (Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team, Gahyeon Elementary School 6th) won the Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) for this tournament.
Jo Bae-seong (Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team, Haewon Elementary School 6th), who received the honor of being the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament, said, “I am so happy that I was able to strike out the last inning. I think the results of my hard training were rewarded with the win. Best Player Award. “I am very honored to receive this award and am grateful to the coach who has trained me so hard. My role model is SSG Kim Gwang-hyun, and I am glad that his fastball and breaking ball with good control look great.”
Coach Kim Jong-cheol of the Incheon Seo-gu Youth Baseball Team, who won the competition’s manager award, said, “This year marks the 10th anniversary of the founding. We have won the lower-level leagues such as the Dream Tree League several times, but it is more meaningful because it is the first time we have won the top league. We have a lot of practice and are good at training hard. “I am proud of the players who came, and I would like to say thank you to the parents who always show their support and support. I will work hard to guide the team so that it can develop further in the future,” he said.
Lee Sang-geun, president of the Korea Youth Baseball Federation, said, “Among the competitions in the metropolitan area, the Gapyeong-gun competition seems to have the best conditions, including facilities and geographical location. It seems to be a competition that players and parents like very much. A lot of support was provided during the five days of the competition. “I would like to thank Gapyeong County Governor Seo Tae-won and Gapyeong County Sports Council President Ji Young-gi for their support,” he said.