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4th Holiday Hoops Youth Basketball Tournament Kicks Off in Sinajana

46 youth teams participate in Sinajana’s hoops tournament

PRESS RELEASE – Sinajana’s open-air gymnasium has been the place to be this Christmas break as the 4th edition of the Holiday Hoops Youth Basketball Tournament, sponsored by the Sinajana Mayor’s Office, kicked off its annual tournament.  This year’s tournament features 46 teams in seven divisions. 

Clubs participating include the Sinajana Rockers, Tamuning Titans, Barrigada Crusaders, Team Elite, Agat Stars, Malesso Rebels, Raiders, Team Unity, Island Wolves, Yona Spartans, Dragons, Tony’s Boys, Angie’s Girls, Royals, Southside, Micronesian Islands Ballers Basketball Club, Island Chiefs, and Bulldogs. The tournament runs from December 22nd to January 12th

Holiday Hoops results:

Elementary School Grades 1-3

  • Barrigada Crusaders 18, Tamuning Titans 15: Crusaders Nino Untalan scored 10 points.  Titans’ Jaeden Ko scored six points.
  • Team Elite 36, Agat Stars 16:  Elite’s Trystan Santos scored ten points. Stars’ Zeke Lamparero scored ten points.
  • Team Elite 40, Tamuning Titans:  Elite’s Reed Cooper-Nurse scored 12 points. Titans’ Jaeden Ko scored eight points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders 18, Sinajana Rockers 16:  Crusaders’ Nino Untalan scored 12 points.  Rockers’ Joseph Topasna scored 14 points.

Elementary School Grades 4-5

  • Sinajana Rockers Green 43, Malesso Rebels 8: Rockers Green’s Kai Flores scored 14 points.  Rebels’ Dason Keke scored three points.
  • Agat Stars 20, Team Elite White 14: Stars’ Maccheus Babauta scored nine points.  Elite White’s David O’Connor scored six points.
  • Team Elite Gold 24, Team Elite Black 16: Gold’s Myles Bain scored nine points.  Black’s Leland Plinske, Mateo Jones, and Jacob Carrillo scored four points each.
  • Sinajana Rockers White 15, Barrigada Crusaders 11: Rockers White’s Francis Jones scored nine points.  Crusaders’ Aiden Benavente scored six points.
  • Team Elite Gold 24, Barrigada Crusaders 18: Gold’s Sirron Chambers scored eight points.  Crusaders’ Dominic Smartt scored eight points.
  • Sinajana Rockers Green 42, Team Elite White 6: Rockers Green’s Kai Flores scored 18 points.  Elite White’s Gavin Manibusan scored four points.
  • Team Elite Gold 42, Sinajana Rockers White 10: Gold’s Sirron Chambers scored 12 points.  Rockers White’s Francis Jones scored eight points.
  • Team Elite Black 16, Barrigada Crusaders 13: Black’s Mateo Jones scored eight points.  Crusaders’ Hosea Gogue scored nine points.
  • Team Elite White 33, Malesso Rebels 18: Elite White’s Gavin Manibusan scored 12 points. Rebels’ Joevin Chargualaf scored 14 points.
  • Sinajana Rockers Green 30, Agat Stars 3: Rockers Green’s Mario Bork scored 17 points. Stars’ Brentley Chaco scored three points.
  • Team Elite Black 21, Sinajana Rockers White 20: Black’s Caleb scored eight points.  Rockers White’s Francis Jones scored 12 points.
  • Malesso Rebels def. Agat Stars via forfeit

Middle School Girls Division

  • Barrigada Crusaders Chrome 19, Dragons 18: Chrome’s Calleian Toves scored six points.  Dragons’ Vanessa Nimeisa scored eight points.
  • Team Elite 41, Angie’s Girls 11: Elite’s Leaiva Holliman scored 13 points and teammate Jordyn Zacarias scored ten points.  Angie’s Girls’ Mercedes Mendiola-Cruz scored nine points.
  • Angie’s Girls 13, Barrigada Crusaders Chrome 11 (OT): Mia Saige Topasna scored six points.  Chrome’s Calleian Toves scored six points.
  • Team Elite 26, Dragons 16: Elite’s Victoria Rapadas scored 11 points.  Dragons’ Ziriah Mendiola scored five points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders Cats 23, Barrigada Crusaders Chrome 17: Cats’ Golopin Choay scored eight points. Chrome’s Anaiyah Benavente scored seven points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders Cats 20, Dragons 13: Cats’ Me’isha Concepcion scored seven points. Dragons’ Juleysha Cruz scored four points.

Middle School Grades 6-7 Recreational

  • Agat Stars 31, Team Elite 16: Stars’ Braven Chaco scored 13 points.  Elite’s Rayne Cornelius scored nine points.
  • Malesso Rebels 44, Sinajana Rockers White 27:  Rebels Aiden Mantanona scored 16 points.  Rockers White’s Derick Gumataotao scored eight points.
  • Sinajana Rockers Green 35, Raiders 30: Rockers Green’s Michael Bork scored 10 points.  Raiders’ Tristan Han scored 14 points.
  • Team Elite 32, Malesso Rebels 27: Elite’s Noah Hernandez scored 17 points.  Rebels’ Aiden Mantanona scored 17 points.
  • Sinajana Rockers Green 35, Agat Stars 21: Rockers’ Michael Bork scored 12 points.  Stars’ Jarret Ko scored six points.
  • Raiders 24, Sinajana Rockers White 22: Raiders’ Addison Delos Reyes scored nine points.  Rockers White’s Tessica Aguilar and Talan Miner scored six points each.

Middle School Grades 6-8 Competitive

  • Island Wolves 40, Yona Spartans 5: Wolves’ Rileey Cruz scored eight points.  Spartans’ Gio Devera scored two points.
  • Sinajana Rockers 38, Tony’s Boys 12: Rockers’ Isaiah Takano scored 11 points.  Tony’s Boys’ Christopher Garcia scored four points.
  • Sinajana Rockers 48, Agat Stars 22:  Rockers’ Kaden Apiag scored 11 points.  Stars’ Landon Castro scored ten points.
  • Yona Spartans 33, Raiders 23: Spartans’ Jonathon Hernandez scored 11 points.  Raiders’ Isaiah Taladoc scored 11 points.
  • Island Wolves 29, Barrigada Crusaders 18: Wolves’ Terson John scored six points.  Crusaders’ David Osborne scored five points.
  • Tony’s Boys 31, Team Elite 27:  Tony’s Boys Phil Guerrero scored 12 points.  Elite’s Anderson scored nine points.
  • Team Elite 38, Agat Stars 21:  Elite’s Noah Hernandez scored 12 points.  Stars’ Calvin Sanchez scored six points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders 37, Raiders 25: Crusaders’ David Osborne scored nine points. Raiders’ Jordan Madrazo and Landon Brewster scored seven points each.

High School Junior Varsity/16-Under

  • Southside 102, Yona Spartans 50: Southside’s EJ Cruz scored 32 points and teammate Josiah Quintanilla scored 25 points.  Spartans’ Eli Ogo scored 21 points.
  • Micronesian Island Ballers Basketball Club (MIBBC) 43, Malesso Rebels 12: MIBBC’s Rodman Simina, Dave Clarence, and Kirston Guzman scored eight points each.  Rebels’ Brennan Cruz scored five points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders 34, Agat Stars 31: Crusaders’ Lucas Cooper-Nurse scored ten points.  Stars’ Calvin Sanchez scored 13 points.
  • Southside 63, Barrigada Crusaders 28: Southside’s Brandon Soulik scored 12 points.  Crusaders’ Alfred Gogue scored 13 points and teammate Stephen Stettenbenz scored 12 points.
  • Southside 80, Agat Stars 33:Southside’s Brandon Soulik scored 20 points.  Stars’ Jesse Torres scored 17 points.
  • Malesso Rebels 31, Island Chiefs 10:Rebels’ Brennan Cruz scored ten points.  Chiefs’ David Osborne scored five points.
  • MIBBC 68, Unity 16: MIBBC’s Rodman Simina scored 17 points. Andrew Caguioa scored six points.
  • Unity 54, Island Chiefs 38: Unity’s Bacani scored 26 points.  Chiefs’ David Osborne scored seven points.
  • Barrigada Crusaders 48, Yona Spartans 40: Crusaders’ Brennan Cruz scored 25 points.  Spartans’ Jose Sablan scored 12 points.
  • MIBBC 71, Island Chiefs 13: MIBBC’s Rodman Simina scored 17 points.  Chiefs’ Mykai Blas scored five points.
  • Yona Spartans 32, Agat Stars 25: Spartans’ Noah Aguon scored ten points.  Stars’ Calvin Sanchez scored eight points.
  • Malesso Rebels 45, Unity 34: Rebels’ Kyler Aflleje scored ten points.  Unity’s Bacani scored 16 points.

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