The Governor Bong Lacson Age Group and Seniors invitational softball tournament opens Sunday in Murcia, Negros Occidental, a press release from the Provincial Sports Office said.
To open and welcome the tournament players is Barangay Captain Ronald Olvido of host Blumentritt Murcia. Murcia Municipal Mayor Gerry Rojas will deliver his message while Provincial Sports Office head Anthony Carlo Agustin will introduce the participants and declare the tournament open.
Game opener will be the softball team of Education and Training Center School (ETCS) Majors pitted against the Blumentritt Murcia softbelles.
Participating players in the age group division are Dizon-Sayson Elementary School of Blumentritt Murcia, ETCS Bacolod City, and Brgy. E. Lopez Silay City.
For the junior’s division, three competing teams will come from the Bacolod City National High School, NOHS Negros Occidental and Brgy. E. Lopez National High School in Silay City.
The senior’s division games will have eight teams from Bacolod City, Escalante City, La Carlota City, Murcia Negros Occidental, Silay City, BCNHS Bacolod, and NOHS Negros Occ.
The tourney will start November 6 and is set to end November 27, with the declaration of the respective champions.
Awarding ceremonies will be handled by Rodito Badian, principal of the Doña Monserrat Lopez National High School of Silay City and the entire event will be managed by the Provincial Sports Office along with the legendary softball coach Antonio Oquindo Jr.*