The Uijeongbu City Youth Baseball Team defeated the Gyeonggi Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team 4-2 in the finals of the 8th Sunchang-gun National Youth Baseball Championship held on the 1st at Paldeok Baseball Stadium in Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-do with 127 teams participating, the largest number ever. pressed and won. This tournament, organized by the Korea Youth Baseball Federation, was held for six days from February 24 to March 1, with 127 teams, the largest ever, participating in 9 baseball fields including the Paldeok Baseball Stadium in Sunchang-gun, Jeonbuk.
The Uijeongbu City Youth Baseball Team, who reached the quarterfinals with 2 wins and 1 loss in the preliminary round, shut out the Daejeon Seogu Youth Baseball Team (coach Yeon Kyung-heum), the winner of the African TV show Wangjungwang, which will settle the youth baseball in 2022, in the quarterfinals 3-0 and advanced to the semifinals. .
The biggest hurdle was the semi-final against the Gwacheon City Youth Baseball Team (coached by Choi Jeong-ki).
The Uijeongbu City Youth Baseball Team got off to an uneasy start in the quarterfinals by allowing the lead batter Seo-jin Kang (Gwacheon Middle School 1) of the Gyeonggi Gwacheon City Youth Baseball Team to hit a home run in the beginning of the first inning, but at the end of the second inning, Jung Joon-seop (Jangam Elementary School 6) tied the game with one RBI and left double. At the end of the 3rd inning, the opponent made an error and added 1 point to make it 2-1. 스포츠토토
However, in the beginning of the 4th inning, Jeon Ji-woo (Gwacheon Middle School 1) hit a 120m extra-large mid-wall home run that hit the top of the back screen directly behind the fence, and tied the score at 2-2. won by lottery and advanced to the finals.
The final match against the Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team (coach Kwon Oh-hyun), which produced Doosan Bears Choi Seung-yong and Kiwoom Heroes Oh Sang-won, was also difficult.
The Uijeongbu Youth Baseball Team, who exchanged one point each in the first inning, ran away 4-1 in the top of the 3rd inning with Choi Young-rak’s pitcher’s hit and stolen base, Lee Seo-joon’s (Gyesangcho 6) walk, and Jo Jae-min’s Woo Jung-wol 3-run home run that decided the game. They seized the victory and lifted the long-awaited championship cup with Choi Young-rak’s goalless finish.
Cho Jae-min, the winning pitcher with 3 innings, 1 run and no earned run in the finals, and Cho Jae-min, who scored all 4 points in the team alone, including a 3-run homer, was selected as the MVP. won the player award.