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2016 Japan Region Participant

 

Team Representative: Chofu Little League - Tokyo, Japan

Team Record: 4-0

Visit the LLB Japan Region Tournament Page for more information.

Regional Tournament Results
Opponent
Score
Result
7/30 - Okayama LL
15-2
W
7/30 - Toyota LL
11-3
W
7/31 - Nagasaki Minami LL
11-1
W
7/31 - Sendai Higashi LL
20-10
W
 
Little League Baseball® World Series Tournament Results
Opponent
Score
Result
8/19 - Canada
10-4
L
8/20 - Caribbean
2-1
L
8/23- Southwest
6-1
W
 

Team News

Crossover Game - Original Field
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 25
While Stotz Field has invited World Series teams play on this special field since the tournament moved across the Susquehanna River, this marked the first time since the teams from Monterrey, Mexico won back-to-back Championships in 1957 and 1958 that Little Leaguers from outside of the United States had taken the field.
 
Japan Press Conference Game B LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
8/23/16: Post game press conference between Japan and Southwest. Japan won the game, 6-1.
 
Japan Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Japan beat Southwest 6-1 Tuesday behind both the bat and the arm of Ryota Endo. Japan's Endo was perfect at the dish, going 2-2. He singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the sixth inning.
 
Caribbean Press Conference Game 11 LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
8/20/16: Post game press conference between Japan and Caribbean. Caribbean won the game, 2-1.
 
LLBWS Caribbean Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
Caribbean and Japan both threatened with rallies, but it was Caribbean that eventually took advantage of them in a 2-1 win at Volunteer Stadium.
 
Southeast Press Conference Game 4 LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
8/19/16: Post game press conference between Canada and Japan. Canada won the game, 10-4.
 
LLBWS Canada Region
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
Loreto Siniscalchi came up big at the dish and on the rubber, leading Canada to a 10-4 win over Japan on Friday at Volunteer Stadium. The last opening round win for the Canada Region was in 2012, and the last opening round loss for the Japan Region was in 1965.
 
Matt and Carson Myers
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
The 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series Field features 16 teams. Here is a closer look at the teams and flags being showcased this year in Williamsport.
 
Aguadulce Cabezera Little League
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 1
Chofu Little League from Tokyo, Japan, will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the second time in the league’s history after winning the 2016 Japan Region Tournament.
 

Team Roster

Shotoku
Sato
#1
Positions: 2B
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 4-11, 78lbs
Taira
Ogawa
#2
Positions: SS
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 4-11, 88lbs
Rio
Inoue
#3
Positions: CF
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-1, 93lbs
Genki
Matsuura
#4
Positions: 2B
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-2, 87lbs
So
Hirao
#5
Positions: 3B
Bats: L     Throws: R
Height: 5-3, 92lbs
Tatsuya
Suzuki
#6
Positions: 1B
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-3, 122lbs
Sosuke
Igawa
#7
Positions: LF
Bats: L     Throws: L
Height: 5-5, 100lbs
Jo
Adachi
#8
Positions: SS
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-4, 102lbs
Takumi
Ito
#9
Positions: CF
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-4 106lbs
Sea
Takahashi
#10
Positions: LF
Bats: L     Throws: R
Height: 5-4, 118lbs
Yujiro
Moriya
#12
Positions: 3B
Bats: L     Throws: R
Height: 5-5, 120lbs
Ryota
Endo
#14
Positions: RF
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-5, 123lbs
Rin
Ikemoto
#18
Positions: P
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-7, 121lbs
Akira
Jozawa
#19
Positions: C
Bats: R     Throws: R
Height: 5-8, 113lbs
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