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NATIONALS TO FACE ISLANDERS CLUB IN FINALS

The Guam National’s undefeated streak is rolling right through the playoffs where they are set to meet the Islanders Club in the 2014 Women’s Spring Basketball League Championship game Saturday, May 10.

By Robert Balajadia

The 2014 Women’s Spring Basketball League is down to its final two teams after going at it all weekend long at the Yigo gym and FD Jungle Saturday and Sunday. The 7th seeded Dededo Lady Bulldogs defeated the 2nd ranked Elite to get into the semifinals and the 6th seeded Islanders Club took down the 3rd ranked Naval Base Guam to advance as well.

The Championship game will be played at the FD Jungle at 1 p.m. on Saturday May 10.

Saturday Scores

Dededo Lady Bulldogs 55, Elite 47 – (Bulldogs Felicia Borja – 23 points)

Islanders Club 39, Naval Base Guam 36 – (Islanders’ Anita Onedera & Alison Bowman score 10 points)

Lady Dragons 39, Fuesta 29 – (Dragons’ April Pardilla – 11 points)

Nationals def. Warriors Club via forfeit.

Semifinals

Guam Nationals 75, Lady Dragons 39

The undefeated Guam National team rolled through the Lady Dragons in the first game of Sunday’s semifinal showdowns after a great display of full court defense and a constant attack to the basket proved to be a winning formula for head coach Sid Guzman and the National girls.

Guam National's Jocelyn Pardilla controls the offense. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Guam National’s Jocelyn Pardilla controls the offense. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Guam National’s Kat Castro held down the first half scoring for the team as Castro put up 11 points, out scoring the entire Dragons squad as the Nationals jumped out to a 33-10 half-time lead. Castro finished with 22 points to lead the squad.

The undefeated streak continues for the National team as they will now face the Islanders Club as they defeated the Dededo Lady Bulldogs in a close game.

Islanders Club 53, Dededo Lady Bulldogs 51

Allison Bowman’s 12 points came up big for the Islanders as they advance to the championship game over Felicia Borja and the Bulldogs. Borja had a strong 21 points, but the all around effort of Bowman, Ruffina Royster, and Rebecca Rupley gave the Islanders the nod.

Islanders' Club Rebecca Rupely creates contact on her way to the basket. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Islanders’ Club Rebecca Rupley creates contact on her way to the basket. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

PHOTO GALLERY:

Guam Nationals Kat Castro blocks the shot attempt by Dragons' Harriet A. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Guam Nationals Kat Castro blocks the shot attempt by Dragons’ Harriet A. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Guam National's Destiny Castro rises up over the defense with a jump shot. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Guam National’s Destiny Castro rises up over the defense with a jump shot. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Islanders' Club Anita Onedera brings the ball up court agains the defending Bulldogs' Ashley Mateo. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Islanders’ Club Anita Onedera brings the ball up court agains the defending Bulldogs’ Ashley Mateo. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Bulldogs' Shaniah Aguon spots up and drills an open three pointer. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Bulldogs’ Shaniah Aguon spots up and drills an open three pointer. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Bulldogs' Felicia Borja attempts a three pointer. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

Bulldogs’ Felicia Borja attempts a three pointer. (photo by Robert Balajadia)

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