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TOOTH FAIRIES WIN MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT

The Dr. Joon Ha and Reflection Center Dental Care Tooth Fairies won the 2014 March Madness Regional Basketball Tournament Title held on Andersen AFB from March 29 thru April 6, 2014.

PRESS RELEASE – The Dr. Joon Ha and Reflection Center Dental Care Tooth Fairies won the 2014 March Madness Regional Basketball Tournament Title held on Andersen AFB from March 29 thru April 6, 2014.

This yearly tournament is sponsored by the Air Force Services fitness and sport division at AAFB and is a collection of some of the best local and off island teams from both the Military and Civilian populations in the region. This years edition featured teams from Korea, Philippines and Guam.

The Tooth Fairies team is comprised of members of the Guam Women’s Senior and Junior National Basketball Teams. They defeated the Camp Humphreys Lady Dogs out of Korea 74-58 April 6th in the finals.

The team also swept all the individual awards for the tournament with Brianna Benito earning both the Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Offensive Player awards, teammates Destiny Castro and Alina Bonto earning spots on the All Tournament team, and Raelene Tajalle earning the Most Outstanding Defensive Player award. Coach Sid Guzman was also awarded the tournaments Most Outstanding Coach distinction during the awards ceremony.

The team wanted to recognize their sponsors, Dr. Joon Ha and the Reflection Center Dental Care clinic along with the Guam Basketball Confederation for all their support.

The team and their Championship and Individual Trophies whoa are pictured above:
(Front row L-R) Alina Bonto, Kali Benavente, Katherine Castro, Raelene Tajalle, Derin Santos, Brittney Meno
(Back Row L-R) Samantha Nauta, Kristine Villena, Jocelyn Pardilla, Brianna Benito, Tonni Arellano, Destiny Castro, Charisse Bola Bola, Felicia Borja. (not pictured are players Maree Pelkey and Lori Okada, Coaches Brent Tipton and Sid Guzman)

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