UAAP baseball: UP IX shocks Ateneo
More News from Celest R. Flores
MANILA, Philippines — University of the Philippines stunned and dealt Ateneo its first loss of the season with an 8-6 win Friday in the UAAP Season 75 baseball tournament at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.
But despite seeing its seven-game win streak snapped, the Blue Eagles are still on pace to barge into the finals — although to blew a chance to move closer into clinching the twice-to-beat edge.
Defending champion National University, meanwhile, exacted revenge and clipped University of Santo Tomas, 12-7, to seize solo hold of second place with a 6-2 record.
The Growling Tiger batters, who beat the Bulldogs in the first round, dropped to third place at 5-3.
La Salle, on the other hand, dumped Adamson, 14-0, to forge a tie in fourth place with an improved 3-5 card.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94