Jang Chung-go’s Kim Yoon-ha, the nephew of Park Chan-ho, quickly regained his composure after giving up a run in the first inning, setting the stage for a come-from-behind victory.
Jangchung-go came from behind to win 4-3 against Jungang-go in the first game of the 78th Cheongnyonggi National High School Baseball Championship and Weekend League Wangjoongwang Game at Mokdong Baseball Stadium on Wednesday.
Starting pitcher Kim Yoon-ha of Jangchung-go gave up two runs in the first inning, allowing a single and two doubles on defense.
Jangchungo scored a run in the fourth inning on Kim Jae-ik’s triple down the right field line, and Kim Yoon-ha’s follow-up throw to Cho Dong-wook’s Yuk Sun-yeop minimized the damage and gave them a chance to catch up.
Jungango kept Jang Chung-go in check until the seventh inning, but in the eighth, Jeong Hyeon-gyu drew a bases-loaded walk and gave up three consecutive pinch-hit singles.
After Jang Chung-go was hit by a pitch in the eighth, Hwang Jun-seo pitched 1⅓ scoreless innings in relief to preserve the 4-3 victory.
In the game, Kim faced 18 batters over five innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits and one walk while striking out six. He threw 64 pitches.
Kim Yun-ha, who is known as the nephew of Korean superstar Chan-ho Park, is a high school senior, born in 2005. He has a heavy, fastball that comes from his imposing 6-foot-2, 190-pound frame.메이저사이트
Jang Chung-go has a solid mound with the one-two punch of left-hander Hwang Jun-seo and right-hander Yuk Sun-yeop, as well as a five-man rotation of Kim Yoon-ha, Cho Dong-wook, and Won Jong-hae.
With the win, Jang Chung-go will face Gunsan Sang-il-go, who defeated Geoje BC (Gyeongnam Industrial High School) in a cold game, in the second round. After suffering back-to-back elimination rounds in the E-Mart Bae and Golden Lion, fans will be interested to see how Jangchungo will perform in the Cheongryonggi.