Connect with us

Basketball

B.O.G. ADVANCES TO FINALS

[sixcol_five_last]

By Regina Shiroma

Typhoons’ Derrick Royster scores the layup despite the contact from BOG’s Jay Casimiro. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

Team Bank of Guam has advanced to the championship game, after defeating the Tamuning Typhoons 58-55 in their 18+ semifinal matchup of the 2012 Golden Hoops Tournament at the Tamuning Gym Sunday night.

Consisting of momentous runs throughout, the two high caliber teams hustled up and down the court, each in the hopes to take the win for a chance to take the title.

The Typhoons came out storming in the second half, and were in familiar territory, recording an 11-0 run to bring them within one point of B.O.G. again, 39-38. B.O.G.’s Ivan Babauta dished in a lay-up over the defense to end the Typhoon’s run and increase their lead 41-38. Four minutes of back-and-forth scoring was ended by B.O.G.’s Joey Reyes and they began to pull away from there.

The McDonald’s player of the game: BOG’s Cory Lorenzo. 21 points, two rebounds, three steals.

Just as they had been doing all game long, it looked as if the Typhoons were going to go on yet another run, but the clock raced against them. Even though B.O.G. held the lead, they did not let up nor give room for a Typhoons comeback.

Two minutes into the game the Typhoons were up by six as their starters went right to work at the whistle. They did not know it yet, but their 9-3 lead would be their last lead of the night. Nevertheless, their lead would only be short lived, as a B.O.G. Roque Charfauros three would spark a 23-4 run early in the half. Anthony Babauta landed a trey with ten minutes and 26 seconds left, and Cory Lorenzo scored the last four points in the run off a pair of free throws and a lay-up to make the score 26-13; Lorenzo chipping in 13 points in the run.

Typhoons’ Jude Martinez scores his signature jump shot over BOG’s Joey Reyes. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

Down by 13 points, the Typhoons immediately answered back with a 13-2 run of their own. Typhoons big man Pieerce Evangelista contributed seven points and Art Hemeister’s three-pointer brought their team within one point of B.O.G. However, baskets from Eric Reyes, Ivan Babauta, and Charfauros put B.O.G. up 34-27 at the end of the first period.

B.O.G.’s Cory Lorenzo led the way with a game-high of 21 points, two rebounds and two steals. Ivan Babauta followed with 13 points, eight rebounds, one steal, one block and two assists.

In the loss, Jude Martinez led the Typhoons with 16 points, two rebounds and three steals while teammate Evangelista tallied 15 points, six rebounds, one block and one assist.

B.O.G will face Nationals in the championship game Sunday at 7 pm at the Tamuning Gym.

30 plus competitive division

30+ MVP Jon Pedersen


Tamuning Typhoons earned their third championship title with a win against Inarajan Hawks 61-51. Typhoons Jon Pedersen was named MVP. JoeSteven Duenas with the Inarajan Hawks was named the Division Top Scorer with a total of 133 points averaging 14.78 per game. The Hawks beat Bank of Guam in the semi finals 55-49 to earn the final slot in the championship game.

40 plus competitive division
Team Fire Club claimed its second championship title against Tamuning Typhoons 66-
51. Benny Cruz with Team Fire was named MVP. Ada’s Trust Club Boyet Valerio won the top scorer award with a total of 135 points averaging 19.29 per game. Tamuning Typhoons earned a victory against Ada’s Trust Club in the semifinals 69-54 to earn the final slot in the championship game.

40+ MVP Benny Cruz

Coed recreation division
Fuetsa Club claimed its first championship title against Guam Radiology (GRC) 47-46. Fuetsa’s Sonia Sanchez received the MVP award. GRC Dayriel Ollet won the top scorer award with a total of 114 points averaging 11.40 per game.

Typhoons’ Pierce Evangelista was a force down low as he scored this hard-fought layup through the defense of BOG’s Cory Lorenzo. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

BOG’s Anthony Babauta scores the easy fast break layup. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

Typhoons’ Andrew Borja skies through opposing defenders to attempt the layup. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

BOG’s Roque Charfauros tries to score through the defense of Typhoons’ Art Hemeister. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

Typhoons’ Julian Canovas beats BOG’s Roque Charfauros to score the layup. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

BOG’s Eric Reyes takes a power dribble to the rim after pump faking Typhoons’ Derrick Royster in the air. (photo by Errol Alegre, Jr.)

[fbshare url=”http://www.gspnlive.com/basketball/b-o-g-advances-to-finals/” type=”button”][fblike url=”http://www.gspnlive.com/basketball/b-o-g-advances-to-finals/” style=”button_count” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]

[/sixcol_five_last][useful_banner_manager_banner_rotation banners=51, 16, 38 interval=8 width=120 height=600 orderby=rand]

Ad

2022 GSPN I MÅS METGOT COMPETITION

I Mås Metgot Athlete Spotlight: April Flores

 

GPS Sports Calendar

September

October 2022

November
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
Events for September

1st

2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Events for October

2nd

Events for October

3rd

Events for October

4th

Events for October

5th

Events for October

6th

Events for October

7th

Events for October

8th

9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Events for October

9th

Events for October

10th

Events for October

11th

Events for October

12th

Events for October

13th

Events for October

14th

Events for October

15th

16
17
18
19
20
21
22
Events for October

16th

Events for October

17th

Events for October

18th

Events for October

19th

Events for October

20th

Events for October

21st

Events for October

22nd

23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Events for October

22nd

No Events
Events for October

23rd

No Events
Events for October

24th

No Events
Events for October

25th

No Events
Events for October

27th

Events for October

27th

No Events
Events for October

28th

No Events
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
Events for October

30th

Events for October

31st

2022 GSPN I MÅS METGOT COMPETITION

I Mås Metgot Athlete Spotlight: April Flores

 

2022 GSPN I MÅS METGOT COMPETITION

I Mås Metgot Athlete Spotlight: April Flores

 

COMING SOON …

  • I Mas Metgot Strongman Event OCT 2

 

QUICK HITS

Guam boys Kekoa Toves and Matias Calvo went head-to-head on the rugby pitch as American International College took on Dartmouth College, both top-ranked men’s rugby programs in the country.
Calvo (FD) is the captain of Dartmouth and scored, but Toves (Sanchez) and his AIC squad came away with the win in Springfield, Mass.
———————————————–
1LT Belizabeth Nicole V. Rengiil is known to be the first female from Guam and Palau to make the All-Army Women’s Rugby Team. She is an active duty Signal Officer with the US Army and is stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington.
Her team won the Armed Forces Women’s Rugby Championship with a 4-0 record.
Belizabeth is the daughter of Edwin and Juliana Rengiil with siblings Johanna and Edwin-Isaiah Rengiil from Mangilao.

More in Basketball