“We want to win the championship.”
Gyeonggi Sangsang Sangsungo won 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the 78th Cheongnyonggi National High School Baseball Championship and Weekend League Wangjung Wangjeon against Daegu Sangwongo at Mokdong Stadium on the 22nd. The team reached the quarter-finals for the first time in its history.
A tough opponent to beat Prior to this game, Daegu Sangwongo boasted a formidable firepower, ranking first in the Cheongnyonggi tournament in team batting average (0.400), home runs (2), RBIs (27), and OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) (1.151). Despite being underdogs in terms of objective power, Gyeonggi Sangsang Sangsango defeated Daegu Sangsangpo behind the strong pitching of sophomore ace Lim Jin-mook and the cohesion of the batting line-up.
On the day, Lim pitched 5⅓ innings, giving up one hit, three walks, and striking out nine. He led his team to victory. He shut down the Daegu Sangwon High School bats with his perfect delivery throughout the game. Protected the four runs scored by the bats, leading the team to the final four.
Speaking to Sporting News after the game, Lim said, “I was worried because my pace hasn’t been good lately, but not only coach Choi Deok-hyun, but my coaches and teammates all showed strong faith in me. So I pitched with responsibility. I’m so happy that it worked out, it’s unbelievable,” he said of the victory.
In the ninth inning, with a 4-3 lead, Lim was in trouble. He gave up a hit to Lee Ho-joon, allowing him to run. He also gave up a stolen base and was in danger of giving up a run. He got the next batter, Yeo Dong-wook, to fly out to right field, but gave up the third run. Lim Jin-mook, however, was unperturbed. He struck out Park Do-gun to end the game.카지노사이트
“I thought about when my teammates turned the game around. I told them to score only three runs, and I said I would stop them all. I wanted to keep my promise, and at the end, Coach Battery told me, ‘Your strength is that you don’t change your expression and are silent.’ I was nervous, but I pitched aggressively because I had been doing well so far. That’s why I got a good result,” he said with a satisfied expression.
Lim finished the day with a total of 90 pitches. According to the pitch count limit, Lim will have three days of mandatory rest. This means he will not be able to pitch in the quarter-finals. If the game is postponed due to rain, he may be able to pitch, but that’s not currently possible. “I believe in my teammates. I want to keep winning and win the championship,” he said.