Masan Yongmago defeated Daegu Sangwon High School 5-3 behind freshman left-hander Lee Seo-yul.

Masan Yongmago advanced to the round of 16 after defeating Daegu Sangwon Go in the second game of the 79th Cheongryonggi National High School Baseball Championship (Chosun Ilbo-Sports Chosun-Korea Baseball and Softball Association) on Monday morning at Shinwol Stadium in Seoul.

Yongmago, which led 1-0 when the game was suspended due to rain in the top of the fourth inning, sent first-year left-handed pitcher Lee Seo-yul to the mound. Lee had a no-hitter until the top of the fourth inning of the previous day, so he was able to continue pitching without rest restrictions. After throwing 57 pitches in the top of the fourth inning the previous day, Lee reached his daily limit of 105 pitches and earned the win with seven and two-thirds innings of two runs, three hits, four walks and five strikeouts.

Lee, still a freshman, began cooking batters with a slider in the low-90s. In the top of the fourth inning, she looked a little rusty when she walked the first batter she faced, but she easily got him out with a ground ball and a fly ball. After taking a 3-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning, Lee gave up two runs on back-to-back singles by Daegu Sangwon High School’s Kim Min-jae and Lee Min-joon and a double by “High School Outfielder Max Er” Soo-ho to cut the deficit to 3-2.

However, Lee didn’t falter, retiring three batters on just five pitches in the top of the sixth and striking out three in the seventh.

Prior to this game,

Lee had pitched just seven and two-thirds innings in five high school games, allowing no runs and striking out four. In a postgame interview, Lee said, 카지노사이트 “This is the first time I’ve gone so many innings in my first start. Even though I’m a freshman, the seniors, the manager, and the coaches gave me a lot of support, so I think that gave me a lot of strength. I’m not going to settle for a win today, I want to make something happen in this tournament.”

Lee walked off the mound with two batters left in the eighth inning after throwing 105 pitches, his daily limit, to applause from the crowd and the opposing team. Sophomore Tae-joon Joo, who earned the win in his previous start on July 7, came on in relief and pitched the remaining one and one-third innings, allowing one run on one hit with three walks and one strikeout.

Masan Yongmago jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the fourth inning on RBI singles by Je Seung-ha (sophomore) and Choi Min-sang (freshman), and held on to a 4-2 lead in the sixth inning on a sacrifice flyout by Lim No-eul (sophomore). In the eighth inning, sophomore Kim Ju-young singled with runners on first and third to make it 5-2.

Daegu Sangwon University cut the deficit to 3-5 in the ninth inning when Seok Seung-min singled with runners on first and second, but could not pull off the comeback.

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