2023 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Youth Baseball Championship

South Korea, led by head coach Lee Young-bok, came from behind to win 2-1 in the Group A match against Mexico in the preliminary round of the tournament in Taichung, Taiwan, on the 5th (Korea Standard Time).

South Korea, which succeeded in winning three consecutive games following the Czech Republic (14-1 win) on the 3rd and Australia (3-0 win) on the 4th, secured at least third place in the group with three wins and one loss, confirming its joining the super round where the top three teams from each group advance. South Korea set the stage for victory as Hwang Joon-seo, who took the mound as the second pitcher on the day, pitched well with one hit and six strikeouts in 5⅓ innings.

In the attack, Cho Hyun-min scored the winning RBI with a sensible squeeze bunt in the sixth inning with one out and runners on first and third bases. South Korea, which won a pleasant victory, is scheduled to move to Taipei after the final match of the preliminary round against Puerto Rico, which was postponed due to rain on the 6th. 스포츠토토

Meanwhile, South Korea was in Group A along with Taiwan, Australia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Czech Republic in the tournament, which will feature a total of 12 countries. The top three teams in Group A and B will advance to the super round and determine the final ranking by adding up their preliminary round and super round performance.

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