The 2010 National Athletic Baseball Tournament got underway today with the following three games.
Shun Ikeda tossed a 5-hit complete game for Niigata Meikun.
Niigata Meikun scored their run in the 9th when Hiromu Urushihara hit a single to center with a runner on second and 1 out and a throwing error allowed the lead runner to score.
Hiroaki Saiuchi tossed a 2-hit shutout for Seiko Gakuin and struck out 11 batters. Daisuke Murashima collected 3 hits and 2 RBIs for Seiko Gaukuin (RBI single to left in the 5th and an RBI double to left in the 7th).
The Kanto Ichi offense collected 14 hits. Koki Yamashita led the charge, going 5-for-5. Akihiro Miyashita added an RBI double to left in the 5th and a 2-run triple to right-center in the 9th.