The media learned on Wednesday that second-year students on the Kurayoshi Kita High School baseball team were hitting first-year teammates. The high school has already decided to withdraw from the fall tournament that begins on the 28th.
According to high school officials, between May and early September, a number of second-year students struck a number of first-year students in places like the shoulder and stomach. None of the first-year students sustained any significant injuries. The incident came to light after it was reported to the Tottori High School Baseball Federation.
Source: Sponichi 9/19/2013