HS Wood Bat Tourney:
-Nan-Ying took its first loss of the tourney after falling 4-2 to previously winless Kao-Yuan. Fu-Lin Kuo was 0-4 for NYHS.
-Taoyuan Agricultural HS lost 3-1 to Qiang-Shu. Lei Chou, Ching-Hung Lee, and Chih-Hao Yang combined to allow only 1 run on 3 hits for QSHS.
-Shi-Yuan blanked Cheng-Kung 7-0 over 8 innings. Po-Chen Chi started for SY and lived up to the hype, shutting out CKHS over 5 innings (1 H, 6 K's, 4 BB's).
-Chung-Dao continued its perfect run through the tourney with a 10-0 6 inning domination of San-Hsin HS. Yu-Te He started for CDHS and threw 3 innings (1 H, 0 K's/BB's - also 1-3 with 2 RBI at the plate) and was relieved by Yan-Wei Lee who picked up his 5th win in the tourney. Teammate MC Lin played at 1B and was 1-4. For SHHS, Chia-Ming Huang pitched the 6th inning, giving up 2 runs on 2 hits (to go with 1 K and 0 BB's).
-Ping-Zhen HS shutout Hualien PE HS 6-0. PZHS starter Shi-Ying Peng threw 7 shutout innings, K'ing 7, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits. Teammate 2B Hao-Chun Chiu was 3-4 with a 3B and a RBI. Chung-Cheng Chiang pitched one inning of relief for HPEHS, allowing 3 runs (2 ER) on 2 hits (0 K's, 1 BB).
-Gao-Nong defeated Ku-Pao 6-4 to knock them off from the undefeated ranks and remain perfect themselves. Cheng-Hao Wang started for GNHS, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits (2 K's, 1 BB). Wei-Da Su picked up the win for GN after throwing the last 2.1 innings (0 R, 1 H, 1 K, 5 BB's). On offense for GN, 3B Chin-De Chang was 2-5 with a RBI; Wei-Da Su was 4-5 with 2 doubles and a triple. Earning the loss was Kuan-Yu Chen who threw 6.1 innings of relief (allowed 4 runs - 2 ER on 6 hits - 6 K's,1 BB). KPHS SS Wei-Chen Wang was 3-5 with a RBI.
-Mei-Ho remained undefeated after beating San-Min HS 7-5. Wen-Hao Cheng earned his 3rd win of the tourney after throwing 4 inning in relief (2 runs - 1 ER, 5 H, 9 K's, 0 BB's - also 1-4 with a double and a RBI at the plate). Teammate CF Chan-Chia Liu was 3-5 with a 2B, 3B, and 2 RBI. For SMHS, 2B Chun-Hsiang Huang was 4-5.
-Da-Li HS won 3-0 in 10 innings over Chiayi HS. Both team's starters were dominant despite earning ND's. DLHS starter Shu-Ming Yeh's line: (7.2 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 8 K's, 2 BB's)
CHS starter Chi-Hao Huang's line: (9 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 12 K's, 5 BB's).
Pirates LA Scouting Director Rene Gayo is flying to Taiwan next week to hire a director for the region.