Tiger Softbelles fend off Ateneo
UST ended the game early on after winning via mercy rule at the fifth inning of the match
The University of Santo Tomas Tiger Softbelles were able to secure a blowout win after defeating Ateneo de Manila University, 7-0, in the UAAP season 79 softball tournament in Rizal Memorial Complex baseball field Thursday.
UST ended the game early on after winning via mercy rule at the fifth inning of the match.
Lyra Gustillo, Jessie Belano, and Hannah Dela Torre ignited the first three runs for UST in the second inning.
In the fourth inning, Ariellyn Areglado and Mary Garde scored runs after a run batted in from Lealyn Guevarra and Janah Hernandez.
UST pulled away even more which resorted to a mercy rule after Garde hit an RBI the fifth and final inning to send Hannah Dela Torre and Shiela Perales home,7-0.
Holding a 6-4 win-loss record, the Espana-based batter will try to end the second round with a high note as they face the NU bulldogs on Saturday, Mar. 4, at the same venue.
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