[10/5/2016] 2016 Iwate Kokutai Day 4 (National Sports Festival)

Day 4

Hardball Division

Finals

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Hiroshima Shinjo 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Riseisha 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 2 x 14

Riseisha won its first championship.

Riseisha: Hisanori Yasuda (fifth inning) and Shu Kitano each hit two-run home runs (sixth inning). The offense scored fourteen runs on fifteen hits and two home runs. Yujiro Yamaguchi enterd the game in the third inning and gave up two runs over five innings. Naruki Terashima entered the game as pinch-hitter in the seventh and grounded out to the catcher. He remained in the game and took the mound in the eighth inning. He tossed two shutout innings, allowed one hit and struck out two. The one hit he allowed was a triple to the first batter he faced. Mizuki Hori did not make an appearance.

Source: Daily Sports 10/5/2016, Daily Sports 10/5/2016, Nikkan Sports 10/5/2016, Sponichi 10/6/2016

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Rubber Baseball Division

Finals

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Tenri 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
SoDai Gakuin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Tenri won its second championship, first in six years.

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