Teams Eliminated In Hoopfest


Guam- Last night’s TakeCare 2010 Thanksgiving HoopFest games put out two more teams in the ongoing competition at Tamuning Gym.

In the Turkey Run Division A (14 under advance) Island Dragons Kurtis Silva scored a game high 16 points for the win 57-29 against the MTM Falcons. Falcons drop down to the loser’s bracket and play the Barrigada Crusaders today at 7pm. Falcons Phillip Taijeron scored eight points in the loss.

The Umatac 76ers eliminated the Spartans Club 40-19 behind Donavin Reyes 16 points followed by Tyler Topasna with 12 points. Jeffrey Ochavilla scored 12 points for the Spartans.

In the final game of the night it was a tight game throughout in the Turkey Blast Division 21 under advance. Avoiding elimination in the loser’s bracket was Team AF1 beating the Rollers Basketball from Saipan in overtime 65-64. Team AF1 worked through forty minutes of play to stay in the running and finished strong down the stretch to hold onto a victory. Top scorers were Don Mapote with 30 points and Manny Matagolai with Rollers had 24 points.

Tournament games continue today starting at 5pm in the Turkey Hop Exhibition game for the 8 and under with the final game being played at 9pm in the Turkey Shoot Division A (18 under advance for boys) between MTM Falcons and Rollers Basketball.


Information from a press release.