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PH Blu Women off to rousing begin in Girls Softball Asia Cup

PH Blu Women off to rousing begin in Girls Softball Asia Cup


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Philippine Blu Women. Picture from Novice Softball Affiliation of the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines-The Philippine Blu Women defeated Hong Kong and host South Korea on Sunday to open their marketing campaign within the Girls Softball Asia Cup in Incheon, South Korea.

The Blu Women wanted simply 5 innings to beat Hong Kong, 7-0, earlier than taking down South Korea, 2-0, within the event’s opening day held at Songdo LNG Baseball Stadium.

Sharing equivalent data with China and Chinese language Taipei at 2-0, the Filipina batters have put themselves in an early place to qualify for the Girls’s Softball World Cup which begins later this yr.

Three World Cup slots are allotted within the continental event which can see the highest 4 groups after the preliminary spherical advancing to the semifinals.

A five-run third inning allowed the Blu Women to take management of the match towards Hong Kong and supply assist to the stellar pitching of starter Glory Alonzo.

Alonzo allowed simply three hits and fanned two in a whole sport shutout for the Philippines.

Within the second sport, the Blu Women broke the tie within the backside of the fifth when Alaiza Talsik doubled to left heart, scoring Khrisna Cantor, who had a leadoff stroll.

Pitcher Mary Ann Antolihao obtained an extra run assist within the sixth as Cantor singled to attain pinch runner Danica Aquino from third.

Antolihao gave up 5 hits and struck out two South Korean batters in pitching all seven innings for the Philippines.


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