AIR Force came away with a pair of victories to stay on top of the Club and Open men’s divisions on Wednesday in the Cebuana Lhuillier-Asaphil Summer Grand Slam National Open Fast Pitch softball tournament in Cabuyao, Laguna.
The Airmen trounced San Ildefonso Bulacan, 5-2, to remain in the lead in the Club division with a 3-0 mark, while their Open class squad crushed the Jk.com Zamboanga side, 3-0, to likewise stretch their win run to three in the week-long event that features 46 teams nationwide.
San Rafael, Bulacan blanked the Entom Tigers, 7-0, to match Air Force’s hot start while RTU blasted Cabuyao, 10-3.
In women’s play, the Adamson Lady Falcons rolled to their fourth straight win, beating Tanza, Cavite for a three-way tie with the University of the East Lady Warriors and the Philippine Youth team in the event presented by Cebuana Lhuillier and Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines.
The Philippine Youth team downed Makati, 7-2, for a 4-0 mark. Makati later rebounded with a 5-1 rout of Central Luzon State University.
San Miguel, Bulacan also thumped Baguio, 5-1; Polytechnic University of the Philippines waylaid De La Salle-Zobel, 12-0; and Rizal Technological University ripped Manila, 21-3.
Manila Team I also hacked out an 8-4 victory over Tanza, Cavite while National U escaped with a tough 4-3 decision over host Cabuyao.
“At this point, it’s hard to tell which team will take home the championship title so I just wish everyone the best of luck and may they all be able to show all their skills and play each game to the best of their abilities,” said Asaphil and Cebuana Lhuillier president Jean Henri Lhuillier.