Home runs helped defending champion Department of Community and Cultural Affairs score a 22-12 win over Department of Finance in the playoff round of the women’s division in the Inter-government Softball League on Monday at the Miguel Basa “Tan Ge” Pangelinan Field.
DCCA eliminated Finance, which won the women’s title in 2004, at the start of the league’s playoff round. One loss and you are out in the women’s while the men’s play a double-elimination round.
Bert Camacho blasted an inside-the-park home run to lead DCCA’s 10-run third inning scoring as they advanced to the next round. Jovie Omar added a three-run inside-the-park four-bagger in the third to go with her two doubles and four RBIs.
Doris Rangamar went 4-for-5 with a double and a solo inside the park round-tripper in the sixth. Abby also had an inside-the-park homer to go with her four RBIs.
CUC 15, P&S 5
In the men’s division, Ed Kapileo belted a sixth inning three-run homer to lead Commonwealth Utilities Corp. to a 15-5 dumping of Procurement and Supply. He went 3-for-4 with two runs and five RBIs.
Robert Camacho went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and an inside-the-park home run.
Legislature 8, Labor 5
A five-run third inning helped Legislature pull off an 8-5 triumph over Department of Labor.
Dennis Cabrera went 3-for-4 with one run and a third inning bases-clearing double. Paul Lizama, 3-for-4, had two doubles, scored one run, and had one RBI.
CHC 8, Law & Order 6
Ken Kalen went perfect at the plate going 3-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs to help Commonwealth Health Center to an 8-6 decision against Law & Order.
Kalen connected with a two-RBI double in CHC’s six-run first inning and belted a solo homer in the second.
Frank Shiro also went 3-for-3 with one run and a two-RBI double in the first while Randal Aguon, 2-for-3, scored a run and had a double.