Incheon Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team, first national championship in 6 years

2-1 victory in Siheung City in the final… Kim Ji-hyeon Best Director Award, Hong Yi-hwan Model Award

The little baseball team of Yeonsu-gu, Incheon achieved the feat of winning the championship for the first time in 6 years of its foundation at the ’18th Domino’s Pizza National Little Baseball Championship’ in which 123 teams from across the country participated.

According to the district on the 16th, the Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team beat Siheung City 2-1 in the finals of the tournament held at the Hwaseong Dream Park Little Baseball Stadium from the 4th to the 15th. This tournament was organized by the Korea Little Baseball Federation.토토사이트

Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team got the first point in the final with Park Ji-hoon’s timely hit in the first inning. In the 4th inning, Siheung City scored an additional point and led 2-0. Siheung City later pursued, but Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team gave up 1 point and won the championship by a thrilling 1 point.

Previously, the Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team defeated Jangan-gu, Suwon-si 8-0 in the first round, followed by defeating Seo-gu, Incheon, etc. by 1 point.

On the other hand, the Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team, founded in 2017, stayed in runner-up four times, including the Taebaek Mountain Cup last year. However, it rebounded this year after manager Kim Jae-hyun took office. In the Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team, coach Kim Jae-hyeon won the Supervisor Award and Hong I-hwan won the Model Award.

Kim Jae-hyeon, coach of Yeonsu-gu Little Baseball Team, said, “I am grateful to the players who trusted and followed me even though I was a novice coach,” and “I give glory to the coaches who worked hard for the championship.” He added, “I am also grateful to Mayor Lee Jae-ho and the residents of Yeonsu-gu, who have not spared support from the establishment of the baseball team to the championship.”