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Japan beats Urban Youth Academy, 9-6

by on Sep.06, 2010 @ 1:07 am, under High School

The Japan All-High School Baseball Team played their first game against the Urban Youth Academy on the 4th and beat them 9-6.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Japan 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 2 9 15 1
Urban Youth Academy 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 11 3

Yosuke Shimabukuro started the game and gave up 3 runs (including a 2-run homer) on 6 hits over 5 innings of work.  He also struck out 5.

Moritsugu Ganeko had 4 hits (including a 2-run homer in the 9th) and 3 RBI.

Tairiku Kuniyoshi went 4-for-5.

8 of the 15 hits for Japan came from Konan players.

I'll post more information about the game as it becomes available (if it becomes available).