Hanasaki Tokuharu captures first Summer Koshien title

Baseball Aug 23, 2017

Hanasaki Tokuharu captures first Summer Koshien title

Manaya Nishikawa went 3-for-6 with four RBIs to lead a 16-hit attack as Hanasaki Tokuharu beat Hiroshima's Koryo 14-4 at the National High School Baseball Championship final on Wednesday. Hanasaki Tokuharu, managed by Takashi Iwai, became the first school from Saitama Prefecture to win the ...

Koryo slugger Nakamura breaks single-tournament homer mark

Baseball Aug 22, 2017

Koryo slugger Nakamura breaks single-tournament homer mark

Koryo catcher Shosei Nakamura hit two homers in the Hiroshima team's 12-9 semifinal victory over Nara's Tenri at the National High School Baseball Championship on Tuesday, rewriting the record of home runs hit by a player in a single tournament. Nakamura tied the five-homer mark ...