The National High School Baseball Championship began on the 6th at Koshien Stadium. The opening ceremony was followed by the first round, in which Kokugakuin Tochigi advanced to the second round by beating Nihon University Mishima (Shizuoka) 10-3. Kokugakuin Tochigi, who participated for the first time in 37 years, won the fifth inning with a score of 3-3 with Hirai's timely double, adding four runs in the sixth inning. First win at Koshien in the summer.

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