Central Philippine University Golden Lions Softbelles hang on against National University Bulldogs, 3-1
The National University Bulldogs was never able to get over the hump and overcome its troubles against Central Philippine University Golden Lions on Monday, October 21, as National University fell 3-1 during the start of the 2nd Cebuana Lhuillier National Intercollegiate Invitational Softball Championships at Sto. Nino Softball Field, Marikina City after falling behind by three runs in the second inning.
Third baseman Vallestero of the National University scored one run in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Damasing. Still, National University couldn't draw even.
Geia Dechosa worked out of nine tough situations for Central Philippine University Golden Lions. She pitched in the middle of the fifth inning after starting pitcher Jane Daras loaded all the bases with no outs. Though faced with her trickiest spot, Geia managed to end the inning with three successive outs on two strike outs and no runs from the three NU base runners. She closed and saved the game with four stike outs, and no earned runs allowed on just one hit.
Jane Daras, on the other hand, recorded the win for Central Philippine University Golden Lions. She allowed one run over four innings. Jane struck out two, walked two and gave up no hits.The game's last lead went to Central Philippine University Golden Lions thanks to a first inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on two doubles.
Central Philippine University Golden Lions Softbelles is composed of Ma. Marriel Arnado, Jeraldine Ayore, Daras, Dechosa, Ma. Kristine Gulfan, Ferly Joy Pagulong, Jergen Penafiel, Tweedle Gee Samson, Cristine Sebuan, Rhea Sevilla, Herjea Faye Sinogbuhan, Ma.Diane Treyes, and Vanessa Mae Zaragoza. Coaching staff are Head Coach Pastor Kim Dela Cruz, Assistant Coach Pastor Mark Arliss Cloma, and Pitching Coach Jose Hechanova.
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