PRINCESS Superal and Pauline del Rosario found themselves trailing for the first time this week when Madein Herr and Brynn Walker hit three birdies in five holes on the back nine, but recovered to win in 18 holes and reach the semifinals of the US Women's Amateur Four-Ball on Tuesday on Bowling Green, Florida (Wednesday, Manila time).
Superal sank a 10-fooot birdie putt on the final hole as she and Pauline del Rosario continued their march in the USGA event.
The Filipinas next take on 13-year-old Californians Angelina Kim and Brianna Navarrosa, who beat Katie Miller and Kristen Obush, 3 and 2.
Madein Herr and Brynn Walker hit birdies on Nos. 11, 13 and 15 to take the lead.
But Del Rosario birdied the tough par-3 16th at Streamsong Resort to square the match, and Superal coolly sank the final-hole birdie.
Herr and Walker were trying to reach the semifinals for the second straight year.
The top-seeded Superal and Del Rosario defeated Hana Ku and Jordan Lippetz, 2 and 1, in the Round of 16.
The other Filipina pair of Sofia Chabon and Mikhaela Fortuna, however, was stopped in the Round of 16 by sisters Nicole and Waverly Whiston, 3 and 2.
The Whistons were beaten, 2 and 1, in the quarterfinals by Hailee Cooper and Kaitlyn Papp, who play Alexandra Austin and Lauren Greenlief in the semifinals.