Kensei, Army remain unscathed in National Open

Business Mirror
May 02, 2012

KENSEI of Brunei and the Philippine army squad posted hard-earned victories on Tuesday to continue to show the way in the Men’s Open division of the Cebuana Lhuillier summer Grandslam National Softball Open at the Clark Freeport parade grounds in Pampanga.

Thanks to a fielding error by Jonas Ponce of Zamboanga, Manuel Bacarisas scored the winning run for a Kensei crerw backstopped by nine Filipino clouters, 3-2.

The Armymen, on the other hand, labored past Zamboanga City, 4-2, to remain tied for the lead with Kensei on a 3-0 won-lost record.

Zamboanga fell to second place with a 3-1 card, while Zamboanga dropped to a 2-2 record after scoring a 3-0 shutout of West Java-Indonesia also on Tuesday.

Philippine Air force nipped Philippine Navy, 4-3, for its second win in three games. The Navymen have yet to win a game in tournament.

Rizal Technological university (RTU) finally barged into the win column after scoring a 9-2 victory over West Java, which suffered back-to-back losses, the other a 3-6 beating from Zamboanga.

The Indonesian team have lost all its four games so far in the tournament backed by the Clark Development Corp. and sponsored by Cebuana Pera Padala, Phiten, Cebuana Lhuillier Bank, Just Jewels, Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions, Le Soleil de Boracay, TJ Hotdogs, Purefoods Chicken Nuggets, Smokey’s Sausages, hungry Juan and the Department of Tourism Region 3.

In women’s action, University Athletic Association of the Philippines champion Adamson University bowed to its Alumni team composed of former Lady Falcons in an abbreviated game, 10-3.

The win was Adamson Alumni’s second in a row to tie University of the East at the top of standings. Adamson University fell to second spot with a 2-1 record after it edged Papua Province also from Indonesia, 4-3, on Tuesday.