outbrain
Close  

SEA Games: PH Blu Girls sweep their way to softball gold

/ 11:13 AM December 08, 2019

Philippine women’s softball team sweeps their way to gold. Photo from SEA Games 2019

NEW CLARK CITY — The Blu Girls delivered the gold medal in women’s softball with a clean sweep of all their opponents for their 10th Southeast Asian Games title.

The Nationals have won every single time softball was played in the biennial meet.

ADVERTISEMENT

On Sunday, they capped their yet another run with an 8-0 rout of Indonesia at The Villages in Mabalacat.

“Of all the softball titles by the Blu Girls this is the easiest and the sweetest,” said team manager Randy Dizer. “It’s because we played in our home court, that’s the biggest thing.”

FEATURED STORIES

Dizer also thanked Philippine Sports Commission and the Amateur Softball Association-Philippines which helped grant them foreign exposures.

The Blu Girls were powered by Cheska Altomonte, Garie Blando, Mary Ann Antoleh Hao, Ezra Jalandoni, Lyka Basa and Kikay Palma, among others.

They have won SEA Games golds in 1979, 1981, 1987, 1991, 1997, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2015.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cheska Altomonte, Ezra Jalandoni, Garie Blando, Kikay Palma, Lyka Basa, Mary Ann Antoleh Hao, SEA Games, SEA Games 2019, Softball, Sports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.