The Negros Occidental Softball Team bagged the first runner-up and the championship titles at the recently concluded Little League Philippine Series – Visayas Regionals, held at Kamagsangkay Culture and Sports Complex in Pambujan, Northern Samar on February 5 to 11, 2023.
The All-girls Softball Team was hailed champion in the Majors Category after scoring 26-0 against the Tacloban Team, with notable homeruns from Rhea Manolo and Jeanne Ubay.
Meanwhile, the Negrense softbelles won the first runner-up title in the Juniors Category.
Provincial Sports Coordinator, Anthony Carlo Agustin and Negros Occidental Softball Team Coach Tony Oquindo, Jr. presented the trophies won by the team to Governor Lacson yesterday, February 14, 2023.
With the recent victories, the Negros Occ. Softball Team (Majors, Juniors, and Seniors) qualified for the Finals to be held in Ilagan City, Isabela on April 9 to 16, 2023, where the top two winning teams of every division in the Finals will vie to represent the Philippines in the Asia Pacific Regional Tournament in July.
Governor Bong Lacson has been supporting the Negros Occidental Softball Team in the Little League tournaments, which is known as the largest softball tournament in the country.