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YIGO YOUTH LEAGUE OFF AND RUNNING

The 2nd Annual Yigo Youth Basketball Tournament is midway through it’s one week block, setting up for it’s conclusion this weekend. The boys range from ages U14 and U16 with two visiting teams from the Philippines, who have faired well going undefeated at the tourney midpoint.

By Robert Balajadia

The 2nd Annual Yigo Youth Basketball Tournament is midway through it’s one week block, setting up for it’s conclusion this weekend. The boys range from ages U14 and U16 with two visiting teams from the Philippines, who have faired well going undefeated at the tourney midpoint.

During Wednesday night’s games, the FBLG Hawks played the Untalan Wildcats in a close contest.

FBLG 37, Untalan 31

FBLG Hawks Jahmar White has been the lead man all season long and his 11 team high points were the difference. White drilled a three pointer to go up 37-26 with two minutes left to play to keep the Wildcats from coming back.

The Wildcats entered the second half with the never quit attitude and battle back to cut down their double-digit lead to just six points after Westbrook Concepcion nailed a three pointer from the wing.

Jahmar White of FBLG drives through Wildcats on the way to the hoop.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Jahmar White of FBLG drives through Wildcats on the way to the hoop. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

White answered right back with a steal and fast break bucket to go up 29-21 ending a three-minute scoring drought that allowed the Wildcats back in the game. Another score by the Wildcats forced the Hawks to call a timeout with the score 36-26 with a little over five minutes to go.

The Hawks got buckets from Hansen Ignacio and White in the final minutes to seal the win, going unbeaten thus far.

Previous Scores

Monday
Philippines U14 45, FBLG 28
Philippines U16 53, Wild Boar 42

Tuesday
Philippines U14 61, Wildcats 25
Philippines U16 50, Yigo 49
Wild Boar 34, Untalan U16 48

PHOTO GALLERY:

Jahmar White of FB drives in the paint and pull up for a floater.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Jahmar White of FB drives in the paint and pull up for a floater. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Joshua Celeste of FB fades away to avoid the block on a jump shot.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Joshua Celeste of FB fades away to avoid the block on a jump shot. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

 Richard Santos of the Wildcats goes up to take a shot.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Richard Santos of the Wildcats goes up to take a shot. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Harold Gaerlan of the Hawks swats away an inbound pass from a Wildcat.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Harold Gaerlan of the Hawks swats away an inbound pass from a Wildcat. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

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