Lyca Basa tosses no-hitter as Adamson vents ire on UP, gets back on track in UAAP softball

ADAMSON vented its ire on hapless University of the Philippines, 8-0, with Lyca Basa throwing a no-hitter to put their campaign for an eight-peat  back on track in the UAAP women’ softball championship at the Rizal Memorial grounds.

Basa a pint-sized fastball thrower from Domingo Lacson National High School in Bacolod City needed only six innings in completing her third abbreviated victory in eight times up.

Only one UP batter got on board, on a fielding error, as Basa retired 18.

The Lady Falcons had eight hits as they bounced back from a 3-2 loss to the University of the East on Monday.

Hurting because of that loss and embarrassed from the verbal wrath dealt them by coach Ana Santiango, the Lady Falcons scored in five of the six innings.

Adamson started strong with a single each by second  basegirl Reizel Columbres and leftfielder Leslie Binabaye.

Columbres reached home on a passed ball with Binabaye following her across  on a sacrifice to centerfield fly by first basegirl Flor Pabiana.

The defending champions continued the annihilation with one  more run in  the second, three in the fourth and one each in the fifth and sixth, the last one a two-run homerun by rightfielder Jenette Rusia.

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