Tsuruga Kehi wins 1st spring championship
32 teams competed 87th National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament
NISHINOMIYA, Japan (Kyodo) -- Tsuruga Kehi of Fukui Prefecture won its first high school national invitational championship, defeating Hokkaido's Tokai Daiyon 3-1 in the final Wednesday.
In a game that started late on account of rain, Tsuruga Kehi's Teppei Matsumoto broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning with a two-run home run. It was Matsumoto's third home run of the tournament.
Tokai Daiyon was also appearing in its first spring final at Koshien Stadium in Hyogo Prefecture. April 01, 2015(Mainichi Japan)