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PACIFIC GAMES: GUAM BASKETBALL GETS WINS

An event filled Saturday kept Guam busy in the 2019 Pacific Games.

Both the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams picked up wins with the ladies taking down Tahiti 72-63 while the men took out New Caledonia 89-61.

It was a tough day for volleyball as the men and women’s team suffered losses in Day 3 of volleyball competition. The men’s team fell to American Samoa in straight sets 25-17, 25-22, 25-19. The ladies lost to Wallis and Futuna in straight sets as well 25-8, 25-18, 25-17.

Saturday proved to be the final day for swimming and Guam didn’t collect any medals in the mixed events.

For golf, New Caledonia, Samoa and Fiji rounded out the gold/silver/bronze for the men’s and New Caledonia, Samoa and Tihiti were gold/silver/bronze.

For tennis, Camden Camacho won his first match in singles 6-2, 6-0. Derek Okuhama won in a close battle 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 and Mason Caldwell dropped his match 6-2,6-3.

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Four of the six starters on the 2020 Middle School Volleyball Champion Untalan Wildcats met for the first time since winning a title together as the Tiyan Titans took on the Okkodo Bulldogs in the first game of the ISA Boys Volleyball Season. (#7 Samuel Carino, #9 Lance Mupas, #15 Nicholas Santos, #17 Nash Ericsson)

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Ivan Sablan took home the Mel Davis Junior Golf Tournament title (Boys 15-18) with rounds of 78-73. Markus Nanpei (77-78) and Eduardo Terlaje (79-74) followed behind two strokes back at GICC.
Photo L – R:  Mel Davis (GJGL Coach), Nanpei, Sablan, Terlaje and Jovy Lacson (GJGL Tournament Director)
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Pro rugger Zach Pangelinan suffered a leg injury on his way to a try in the Houston SaberCats match vs. the L.A. Giltinis on Saturday in Major League Rugby action. The 32-year-old fullback in his fourth year with Houston is recovering and said he will be back on the pitch soon.

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