Monday, January 31, 2011

Ku-Pao: 2011 Elite Cup Champs

HS Baseball:
Finals (1/31):
*Ku-Pao won the 2011 Elite Cup championship with a 9-2 win over Shi-Yuan.    Ping-Hsueh Chen came on in relief to pick up the W for Ku-Pao.  Chen threw 8.1 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, while K'ing 13.  Ku-Pao won its first Elite Cup since 2006 and in the process, earned 500 K NT.   Runner-Up Shi-Yuan earned 300 K NT.

*Ping-Zhen earned 3rd in the tourney with a 10-0 victory over Mei-Ho.  Ping-Zhen HS picked up 200 K NT in prize money.

*Tourney Awards - a Ku-Pao Sweep

PH Chen

MVP: Ping-Hsueh Chen (Ku-Pao)
Top Pitcher: Ping-Hsueh Chen (Ku-Pao) - 2 W's, 15.1 IP, 0 ER, 25 K's

HS Yang
HR King: Hung-Sheng Yang (Ku-Pao)  - 1

CY Lin

Top BA:  Chih-Yu Lin (Ku-Pao) - .500
RBI King:  Chih-Yu Lin (Ku-Pao) - 7

Semifinals (1/30):
*Ku-Pao held on to defeat Ping-Zhen 9-8 in 10 innings in one semifinal.   Ku-Pao slugger Hung-Sheng Yang led the way by cracking a 2-run home run in the 2nd inning and was 2-4 with 3 RBI.

*Shi-Yuan moved on to the finals by shutting out Mei-Ho 4-0.  Shi-Yuan starter Chih-Wei Hu was the star with a CG 3 hit shutout.  Hu K'd 9 and walked 6 while topping out at 143 kph.

WBC Update:
Taiwan will host the 2013 WBC Qualifying Round in November of next year.


Maos said...

i almost forgot there was a wbc. wow i'll be done with college then.

TTT said...

Can't blame you for forgetting about the WBC. 2009 was a disaster for the WBC NT.

2.5 said...

Who cares who's hosting. What's key is whether Wang/Kuo/Ni will pitch.

2.5 said...

Dude, where are you?

TTT said...

Still here, just been really busy.