The 59th National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament is currently taking place in Hyogo. The semifinals game between Chukyo High School and Sotoku High School began at 9:59am on Thursday at Akashi Tocalo Baseball Stadium. The game had to be suspended because it was 0-0 after fifteen innings.
Start: 09:59 | End: 12:51
The game resumed in the 16th inning on Friday at 11:00am and again had to be suspended after fifteen innings of play.
Start: 11:00 | End: 14:24
The game will pick up in the 31st inning on Saturday at 11:00am.
The original starters are still in the game: Taiga Matsui (松井大河) started the game for Chukyo and has so far thrown 432 pitches; Jukiya Ishioka (石岡樹輝弥) got the start for Sotoku and has thrown 391 pitches.
The tournament record for extra inning games was twenty-five innings.