‘Coach Nak-gil Manak-gil from NC’ Seoul Nowon-gu Youth Baseball Team wins the first national championship in 11 years since its founding

The Seoul Nowon-gu Youth Baseball Team (director Manak-gil) shared the championship with Gyeonggi Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team at the 3rd Hoengseong-gun National Youth Baseball Championship, and tasted the thrill of their first championship in 11 years of establishment.

This tournament, organized by the Korea Youth Baseball Federation (Chairman Lee Sang-geun), was held for four weekends from the 1st to the 9th at Hoengseong Baseball Theme Park in Gangwon-do with a total of 108 team players and 2,000 people including parents participating. In the form of a tournament, a fierce battle was held for the championship cup in a total of seven divisions, including the Sprout League (U-9), Dream Tree League (U-11), Youth League (U-13), and Junior League (U-16).

The Nowon-gu Youth Baseball Team met the Chungnam Asan City Youth Baseball Team, the winning team of the Sunchang Gochujang Cup in the previous tournament, in the quarterfinals of the Blue Dragon Youth League (U-13), the strongest league. He scored 7 hits in a row, up to 1) of the field tower, and took the lead with a large number of 6 points. At the end of the 3rd inning, opponent Do Geun-ho (Onyang Middle School 1) gave up 4 runs thanks to a two-run home run in Woo Jung-wol and Keum Seung-min (Mo Ga-jung 1) left-handed hit, allowing a 7-5 chase, but finisher Lim Se-yoon (Taerang Middle School 1) got 1 hit in 2⅔ innings. It caused a surprise to catch a big fish with a good pitch without a loss.

In the semi-final against the Anyang City Youth Baseball Team in Gyeonggi Province, a close match was held. The Nowon District Youth Baseball Team took a 4-0 lead with starting pitcher Kim Min-jun (Cheongwon Middle School 1)’s pitching with 6 strikeouts in 3 innings and a no-hit pitching and Lim Se-yoon’s heavy double in the bottom of the 2nd inning, adding 1 run at the end of the 3rd inning. In the top of the 5th inning, Kang Gyu-myeong (Seongnam Middle School 1) hit a triple on the right wing and Park Jae-hyeon (Yeongdong Middle School 1) hit to the left to give up 3 runs and was chased by 4-3, but Lim Se-yoon struck out three batters in a row in the last defense in the top of the 6th inning to finish the game. .

The final was canceled due to rain, so they won the joint championship with Yanol Youth Baseball Team in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province.

Kim Min-joon (Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team, Sangmyung Middle School 1st, Gyeonggi Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team, Sangmyung Middle School 1), who played a big role in air defense, recorded a batting average of . (MVP), Kim Min-joon (Seoul Nowon-gu Youth Baseball Team, Cheongwon Middle School 1), who led the team to victory with no-hit, perfect pitching in the semifinals, and Ko Woo-jin, who recorded 5 hits and 4 RBIs in 8 at-bats as a shortstop (Gyeonggi Namyangju Yanol Youth Baseball Team, Inchang Middle School 1). ) was awarded the Outstanding Player Award.

MVP Kim Min-jun said, “First of all, it is an honor to receive the MVP award. I think that I was able to do well in this tournament thanks to coach Kwon Oh-hyun’s good teachings. My role model is Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres. I’m grateful to my mom and dad for helping me do it,” he said.

Nak-gil Manak-gil (34) of the Seoul Nowon-gu youth baseball team, who was a former NC Dinos professional baseball player and won the competition coach award, said, “I am even more happy that it has won since its founding 11 years ago and has been in charge for two years. Nowon-gu is the only baseball field in Seoul with good facilities It seems to have been the driving force for winning the championship because I have a dog. I give thanks and honor to Woo Won-sik, National Assembly member Kim Seong-hwan, Nowon-gu Mayor Oh Seung-rok, and parents who always give me a lot of interest and encouragement.”

Lee Sang-geun, chairman of the Korea Youth Baseball Federation, said, “I feel desperately that the number of children is gradually decreasing due to the low birth rate. The most important time is to expand the base of youth baseball. We have to develop a program and overcome the crisis. Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do is contributing a lot to the development of youth baseball with good baseball facilities.”

This tournament was sponsored by Hoengseong-gun, Hoengseong-gun Sports Association, Afreeca TV, muscle and ligament reinforcement food Amino Regen, baseball equipment specialist Waniel-Diamen, Storm Baseball, Pin Sports, DOMINION, and Gold.안전놀이터

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