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GOLDEN HOOPS WEEK 3

PRESS RELEASE – Bud Light Golden Hoops Classic (GHC) 2013 Spring Tournament completed its third week of games with teams earning victories in overtime on Wednesday and Sunday at Tamuning Gym.

30 plus competitive division defending champs Tamuning Typhoons I prepare for a game. (courtesy photo)

30 plus competitive division defending champs Tamuning Typhoons I prepare for a game. (courtesy photo)

“It’s great to watch teams work hard on the court for their wins. It’s a bonus for the fans to watch teams double up on their efforts for a victory in overtime,” stated tournament coordinator Elsa Ulloa.

In the 30 plus competitive division it was a heated battle between the brother teams Tamuning Typhoons I (3-1) and Tamuning Typhoons II (1-2) that saw the score tied 72-72 at the end of game regulation. At the end of two minutes it was Typhoons I walking away with the win 79-77 in overtime.

Typhoons I big men Allan Chang and Larry Packard Jr. stepped things up in OT scoring in the paint and finishing at the free throw line for a combined seven points to seal the win.  A made three pointer by Typhoons II Joel Balbaestro and a jumper in the paint by Brian Hahn was not enough to tie the game for a second overtime.

Packard Jr. scored a game high 29 points followed by Balbaestro with 26 points.

18 plus competitive division

Mr. Rubbishman 73,Team Bullets 57; Four Stars 60 overtime, Agat MO 59; Team Justice 79, Bank of Guam 73; Team Defenders 64, Mr. Rubbishman 51; NOVA 42, R&J Royalty 31; Bank of Guam 69, Team Bullets 59; Tooth Fairies 71, Four Stars 39; Tamuning Typhoons II 72, Team Bullets 34; Tamuning Typhoons I 80, Agat MO 68

30 plus competitive division

Team Defenders 66, Bank of Guam 46

Tamuning Typhoons I Joel Punzalan in white uniform comes away with a rebound against the Tamuning Tyhoons II in red uniform during a game on February 6 at Tamuning Gym. Typhoons I took the win in overtime 79-77. (courtesy photo)

Tamuning Typhoons I Joel Punzalan in white uniform comes away with a rebound against the Tamuning Tyhoons II in red uniform during a game on February 6 at Tamuning Gym. Typhoons I took the win in overtime 79-77. (courtesy photo)

Coed recreation division

Tamuning Typhoons 56, Tango INC 46; Thunder Cats 47, Ada’s Trust 38

Games continue on Sunday starting at 12 pm with the final game scheduled for 8 pm. Visit www.guambasketball.com for game schedule, results, stats and updates or like us on facebook for live newsfeeds.

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