Lady Falcons bounce back, make UAAP Softball Final Four

ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 25, 2017 08:40 PM
Lady Falcons bounce back, make UAAP Softball Final Four
Adamson improved to a league-best 7-1 record.
Reigning six-time champion Adamson University carved out a huge 15-1 victory over University of the Philippines to get back on track Saturday in the UAAP Season 79 softball tournament at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.

After opening the second round with a 0-1 loss to University of Santo Tomas that ended a six-game winning run last Thursday, the Lady Falcons got their hitting game back in the match that lasted for only four innings to secure the first Final Four slot.

Improving its league-best record to 7-1, Adamson University is also on course to grabbing one of the two twice-to-beat slots at stake.

In other games, National University bested De La Salle, 9-3, while University of the East blanked Ateneo, 10-0 in only five innings.

The Lady Bulldogs improved to 6-1, holding a one-and-a-half game lead over the idle Tigresses (5-3) in the race for the second twice-to-beat slot in the semifinals.

The Lady Warriors are locked in a tie with the Lady Archers at No. 4 at 4-5, while the Lady Eagles became the first team to be eliminated in the Final Four race with their eighth loss in nine games.

 

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