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BOMBERS COMPLETE PERFECT SEASON WITH TRITONS TITLE

Divine Cox named League MVP

PRESS RELEASE – The KFC Bombers ran over the Triton-KFC Men’s Basketball League during the fall season of 2022 and completed the league with a 123-68 win over Team OG by Hamon Water, Radio, and Ice in the championship game. The Four Stars completed a solid run in the playoffs, with a 3rd place finish in a 76-70 win over MicroFriends.

Divine Cox was named League MVP

The Bombers put the game away in the first quarter, as they ran out to a 34-12 lead after the first quarter behind the combo of Divine Cox and Jaden Finley as they scored 22 combined points in the first 10 minutes of the game as both scored 11 points each in the period.

The Bombers led 66-20 at halftime and 95-43 at the end of three periods and cruised to a 123-68 win.

Jaden Finley led the Bombers with 30 points while Cox added 20 points. Divine Cox was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. AJ Grape scored 33 points for Team OG, with 28 points in the 2nd half and was the only OGer in double figures. The Bombers out rebounded Team OG 96-39 in the game as KFC dominated the boards in the game.

The Bombers averaged 119 points per game during season and scored 100 points in every game of the season. KFC ended the season with an undefeated 12-0 record. Team OG finished the Triton League with an 8-4 record, with 3 of their losses to the Bombers. 

2022 Triton-KFC Basketball League champion KFC Bombers

In the opening game of the night, the Four Stars won a back-and-forth game with the MicroFriends. The Four Stars started well and led 25-20 after the first quarter but the MicroFiends came back to take a 42-37 at half-time behind 10 points by Ken Brozo in the 2nd period. 

The Four Stars came back in the 3rd Quarter to outscore the MicroFriends 19-11 in the period to take a 56-53 lead after 30 minutes. EJ Mori scored 10 points in the 4th period to help the Four Stars hold off a MicroFriends comeback attempt, and the Four Stars won the game 76-70.

The Four Stars finished the regular season with a 1-9 record and was in last place, but the team came-back in the playoffs to win 2 out of 3 games and finished in 3rd place in the league. 

The Four Stars were led by EJ Mori with 22 points while Walker Meippen added 14 points. Ken Brozo scored 18 points for the MicroFriends with Jose Ignacio adding 16 points.

The Four Stars finished with a 3-10 record while the MicroFriends was 5-8 in the league.

The Triton League will return in March 2023 with their spring league.

All-League Team

Most Valuable Player – Divine Cox, KFC Bombers

Logan Hopkins UOG Tritons

JP Cruz MVP Stars

Jose Ignacio MicroFriends

Ken Brozo MicroFriends

Walker Meippen Four Stars

Tommy Auputiw Four Stars

EJ Mori Four Stars

Eric Reyes Team OG

Aljurell Grape Team OG

Vince Espinal Team OG

AJ Carlos Team OG

Jaden Finley KFC Bombers

Francisco Cerda KFC Bombers

Chris Conner KFC Bombers

Blake Felder KFC Bombers

All-League Team

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