• Kyodo


Aki Tanaka pitched a three-hitter and struck out 11 Friday as Naruto Kogyo of Tokushima Prefecture shut out Kagawa’s Marugame Josei 6-0 in the second round of the national high school baseball championship.

Yuta Horie homered in the fifth inning to break a scoreless tie and Naruto Kogyo added five runs through eight innings to book its place in the third round along with Shonan, Koyo Higashi and Aomori Yamada.

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