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GOLDEN HOOPS CLASSIC CLOSES OUT TOURNEY

Aces take top spot in Open Division

PRESS RELEASE – Bud Light Golden Hoops Classic (GHC) Summer 2022 Tournament completed its Day of Champions in the men’s and coed recreation divisions on Sunday at the University of Guam Calvo Field House.

“Teams were happy to be back on the court after a two-year hiatus due to covid restrictions. It was great to see them back on the court competing and having fun,” stated tournament director Elsa Ulloa.

Coed Recreation Division
Reject’s swept the playoffs and beat the defending champions Team OG 56-51. Reject’s Eric Reyes and Aaron Castro scored 15 points apiece. OG’s DJ Osborn scored 12 points. Reyes was named MVP. Tamuning Typhoons Michael Bork received the division top scorer award with 144 total points averaging 24.0 per game.

Men’s Division
Aces defeated Alpha Insurance Top Guns 69-59. It was a physical game to the end with the Aces not backing down to secure the victory. Aces Joe Blas scored a game-high 29 points and was named MVP. Teammate JP Cruz received the division top scorer award with 171 total points averaging 24.43 per game.

Visit www.guambasketball.com for official results, stats, and photo gallery.

COED Recreaton champion Rejects

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4th Quarter Post Season

Boys Volleyball Champion v Champion on May 19

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Sad News: Guam’s basketball community received word that long-time coach Gerrard ‘Gerry’ Barnes succumbed to cancer and passed away on May 7. 
Coach Barnes led the heralded Andersen Bombers from the 1980’s until recent years.
He also coached the Guam national team and at Simon Sanchez.
Coach Barnes was 73.

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