Over 80 teams will participate in the 22nd Season of the Metro Schools League Baseball and Softball Tournament (MSLBST) slated on November 20 at the Sto. Nino baseball field in Marikina City.
The tournament features eight categories namely Shetland (3 to 6 years old Tee-Ball), Pinto (7 to 8yrs Coached Pitched), Mustang (9 to 10yrs), Bronco (11 to 12yrs), Pony (13 to 14yrs), Colt (15 to 18yrs), Elementary Girls softball (9 to 13yrs), High School Girls softball (14 to 18yrs), and the 2016-2017 General Championship (for both baseball and girls softball).
Among the competing teams are Ateneo de Manila, La Salle Greenhills, International School-Manila, PAREF Southridge School, La Salle College Antipolo, Marist College, De La Salle College, St. Pedro Poveda College, PAREF Rosehill School, College of the Holy Spirit, St. Paul’s College Pasig, Assumption High School Antipolo, Rizal High School, Quezon City High School, and some teams from Antipolo, Muntinlupa, Tanauan, Marikina, Cainta and Quezon provinces.
MSLBST that started in 1992 as a dual meet, is now one of the biggest annual baseball and softball tournaments in the country.