• Kyodo


Defending champion Komadai Tomakomai prevailed with a 6-5 victory over Osaka Toin in the 10th inning to book its spot in the final at the national high school baseball championship Friday.

The Hokkaido school took a comfortable 5-0 lead in the second inning but needed a big break after Osaka Toin battled back to tie the game, scoring five runs through the seventh and eighth innings at Koshien Stadium.

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