On Saturday, September 26, the Sabers middle school baseball team defeated the Sons of the Light International Christian School (SOLICS) 4-0 to finish the regular season undefeated. Ensuring the perfect regular season was SIS 8th grade starting pitcher Keita Sasaki who pitched a perfect game: 6 innings, 18 batters, 18 straight outs, no hits, no runs, no walks, no errors, several strikeouts. Only one ball made it past the infield, a easy fly out to left field. OIS 7th grader Euan Lewis was Sasaki's battery mate behind the plate, and all Sabers infielders - Owen Kralovec (3rd), Ren Heimer (short), Liel Tanaka (2nd) and MJ Kim (1st) - all made important put outs to preserve the perfect game.
Next up, October 2 and 3, Coach Nakamura and Coach Yamada and the Sabers A and B teams travel to Canadian Academy in Kobe to defend their WJAA championship titles. Tournament information can be found here.