KOREA WOMEN’S SOFTBALL LOSES TO PHILIPPINES, MEDAL DREAMS DASHED
South Korea’s women’s softball team fell to the Philippines in the lower round. Their dreams of winning their first medal at the Asian Games were dashed .The South Korean team, led by Noh Jong-woo, lost 0-5 in the third game of their Group B match against the softball Philippines at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Shaoxing Softball Stadium in China on Monday. South Korea, which qualified with one win and two losses, missed out on the Super Round berth, which is awarded to the first and second place finishers in the group, behind China, which already has two wins and has a final game against underdog Thailand (2 losses), and the Philippines (2 wins and 1 loss).South Korea dropped to the lower round and will play a placement game .Against the Philippines in the de facto second-place game of Group B, South Korea jumped out to an early lead in the fourth inning on a solo home run to left-center by Christy Roa. In the sixth inning, a bases-loaded walk led to four more runs .Korea was held to just one hit in the seventh inning by Philippine starter Roebel Palma, who 온라인카지노 pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and struck out seven.