Guam and CNMI may have traded wins in their first two meeting earlier this week, but in the final game of the 3rd Micronesian Baseball Classic, Guam used a big 6th inning to jump ahead and hold their lead to earn a Gold finish. Guam defeated CNMI 8-3 at the Paseo Stadium through nine complete innings.
CNMI takes Silver and Pohnpei takes Bronze after falling to CMNI in the morning game.
Winning pitcher for Guam Sean Cruz had himself a day with eight total strikeouts with relief pitcher Pete Perez adding five strikeouts in the save. Shon Muna scored two runs for Guam and big swing Jared Palomo went 2-of-5 scoring three runs and adding an RBI. Athan Yatar had the other RBI in the big 6th inning, going 1-of-4 totaling two total RBI’s in the game.
CNMI’s Poland Masaharu went 2-of-4 scoring one run and on RBI.
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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FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers
June 16: Guam vs Hong Kong
June 18: Hong Kong vs. Guam
June 13: Frank Camacho vs. Matt Frevola
June 20: Roque Martinez vs. Josh Parisian
July 25: Trevin Jones vs. Tony Kelley
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)
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.