Talisay, Silay batters set to defend top spots in next round

Talisay City and Silay City emerged on top as the dust settled in the elimination round of the ABANSE NEGRENSE Softball Tournament at Blumentritt, Murcia on November 20.

Talisay (3-0) batters ranked first in the Seniors’ Bracket A Category followed by the Negros Occidental High School (2-1) team in second place, Bacolod City in third place (1-2), and Escalante City (0-4) ranked fourth.

As for the Seniors’ Bracket B Category, the Silay (3-0) ball hitters landed in the top place followed by Murcia, Bacolod City National High School, and La Carlota.

The qualified teams will vie for the championship round on Sunday, Nov. 27; while the age-group’s final matches will happen a day before.

The awarding ceremony will follow for both category and Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose V. Lacson will reportedly attend the event.

Meanwhile, the ABANSE NEGRENSE Softball Tournament is one of the sports activities organized by the Provincial Sports Office slated for the last quarter of 2022. It is part of the ABANSE NEGRENSE Grassroots Sports Development Program led by Gov. Bong Lacson to provide the Negrense athletes with necessary training and exposures that could further enhance and develop their skills to equip them for future competitions.* (with reports from PSO)