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OCEANIA: GUAM KNOCKS OFF FIJI

Guam had a strong outing in the Division B Semifinals against the host team Fiji as Guam moved on 68-29 behind a 20 point, 10 rebound performance from Kurtis Silva.

U19 Oceania Basketball Championships in Fiji

DAY 5 Semifinals

Guam had a strong outing in the Division B Semifinals against the host team Fiji as Guam moved on 68-29 behind a 20 point, 10 rebound performance from Kurtis Silva. Billy Belger added 11 points off the bench and Tristan Jose had 10 to round out Guam’s top scorers. Fiji was led by Timoci Kean’s 10 points.

The Guam men have the opportunity to place 5th overall with a win over Samoa.

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The U19 women were up against the much taller New Zealand squad where Guam suffered a 101-39 loss. New Zealand and Australia will duke it out for the top spot of the tournament while the Guam women will get a chance to play for 3rd place against Tahiti.

Destiny Castro led Guam with 16 points while Mia San Nicolas added 13 points.

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