2012 Big League Softball World Series: Team Philippines bags the championship!

9 08 2012

The Asia-Pacific representative finally had a breakthrough by winning the 2012 Big League Softball World Series over West representatives Los Angeles, California, 14-2.   After being runners-up 3 times in the last 4 years, the Philippines finally won that elusive first World Series title.

Starting Pitcher Rizza Bernardino completed the 5 inning game giving up only 2 runs and 5 hits. She has a 1.71 ERA in the tournament. Bernardino was not only dominant at the mound but also on the plate as she a home run resulting to 2 runs and she scored 3 times in the game. Left Fielder Mary Joy Floranza hit another home run for the Philippines.  The Philippines were so dominant at the plate as if they were venting years of frustration.  The Softbelles from the Asia-Pacific battered West’s Starter Christine Washington with 6 hits.  The Filipinas got help from poor defending if their opponents resulting to a 7-0 lead after 2 innings. They somehow slowed down in the 3rd and 4th innings were they only scored 1 run per inning to widen the margin at 9-0 at the end of the 4th. They poured it on the 5th by scoring 5 runs to lead 14-0.  West scored to runs at the bottom of the inning for the final margin.  All 9 Filipina starters had at least one hit in the game.

Batting Stats

ASIA
# Batter P AB R H RBI BB SO AVG
3 Parilla, G CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .424
5 Floranza, M LF 4 2 2 2 0 0 .500
6 Paguican, K 2B 2 4 2 2 2 0 .552
14 Bernardino, R P 3 3 1 2 0 0 .531
8 Lentija, M 3B 3 2 2 1 1 0 .667
10 Sabobo, Q SS 3 0 2 3 1 0 .516
1 Lacupa, K RF 3 1 1 2 0 0 .303
4 Opjer, G 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .364
12 Oria, C C 4 1 2 0 0 0 .367
29 14 14 13 5 0
West
# Batter P AB R H RBI BB SO AVG
11 Glover, T CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 .556
6 Campos, J 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250
13 Watts, K SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .647
9 Hylton, K LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .304
12   Times, H LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
20 Lee, R C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263
4 Morales, I DH 2 1 1 0 0 0 .409
5 Cartwright, M 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .458
1   Anderson, S PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .556
3 Stewart, S RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182
2 Glover, K 2B 2 0 1 2 0 0 .261
19 2 5 2 0 0

 

BATTING
2B: M.Lentija 2 (8).
HP: R.Bernardino (2), K.Lacupa (1).
HR: M.Floranza (1), R.Bernardino (4).
RBI: M.Floranza 2 (5), K.Paguican 2 (5), R.Bernardino 2 (12), M.Lentija (17), Q.Sabobo 3 (15), K.Lacupa 2 (7), G.Opjer (2).
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
A: K.Paguican (5), R.Bernardino (6), M.Lentija (20), Q.Sabobo 3 (18).
E: Q.Sabobo (2).
PO: G.Parilla 3 (9), M.Floranza (3), R.Bernardino (25), M.Lentija 2 (15), Q.Sabobo (16), G.Opjer 6 (27), C.Oria (44).
TC: G.Parilla 3 (10), M.Floranza (5), K.Paguican (26), R.Bernardino 2 (32), M.Lentija 3 (37), Q.Sabobo 5 (36), G.Opjer 6 (30), C.Oria (49).

BATTING
2B: T.Glover (2).
RBI: K.Glover 2 (5).
SF: S.Stewart (2).
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
A: J.Campos (18), K.Watts 3 (14), R.Lee (1), S.Stewart (2), K.Glover (9), K.Mao (7).
E: J.Campos (3), K.Watts (1).
PO: T.Glover (8), J.Campos 2 (10), K.Watts (14), R.Lee 3 (22), M.Cartwright 6 (18), S.Stewart (8), K.Glover (16).
TC: T.Glover (10), J.Campos 4 (31), K.Watts 5 (29), R.Lee 4 (23), M.Cartwright 6 (24), S.Stewart 2 (12), K.Glover 2 (25), K.Mao (22).

 

Pitching Stats

ASIA
# Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO ERA
14 Winning Pitcher  Bernardino, R 5.0 5 2 2 0 0 1.71
5 5 2 2 0 0
West
# Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO ERA
7 Losing Pitcher  Washington, C 1.2 6 7 0 1 0 1.39
10 Mao, K 2.1 3 2 2 2 0 2.77
8 Robledo, R 1.0 5 5 5 2 0 7.55
5 14 14 7 5 0

 

PITCHING
BF: R.Bernardino 20.
P-S: R.Bernardino 54-43.
PITCHING
BF: C.Washington 13, K.Mao 12, R.Robledo 11.
P-S: C.Washington 54-34, K.Mao 55-33, R.Robledo 42-23.
WP: C.Washington (1), K.Mao 6 (6), R.Robledo 2 (2).

 

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