Guam started their South Pacific Games campaign with two comprehensive victories and clombed on top of Pool 1. Guam - Cook Islands 105:29 Guam looked too strong for Cook Islands in their South Pacific Games opener for both teams. Guam dominated throughout the game and deservedly recorded an impressive victory. Anthony Borja produced 24 points for Guam. William Stinnett (186-G-86) added 17 points for the winners. Cook Islands replied with 8 points and 5 boards from Peter Teiti. John Engu had 5 points in a losing effort. Guam outrebounded their opponents 50:29 and forced them to 25 turnovers. They also converted solid 50% from the field and 66% from free throw line. Cook Islands responded with 39% of field goals and 37% of free throws.
Guam: Anthony Borja 24, William Stinnett 17 Cook Islands: Peter Teiti 8, John Engu 5
Guam - Solomon Islands 90:56 Guam took on Solomon Islands in the second round of action and recorded their second straight success. Guam spurred ahead from the start of the encounter and piled up a 43:22 advantage at halftime. Guam continued to deliver after the break and established a 68:31 lead entering the fourth quarter. They cruised to a confident win at the end and improved to 2-0 record at the tournament. Anthony Borja paced Guam with 15 points. William Stinnett and Edward Calvo provided 14 points apiece. Allen Wanefai scored 13 points and pulled down 6 boards for Solomon Islands. Alexander McFaden added 9 points in a loss. Guam once again shot 50% from the field. They dominated under the rims outrebounding Solomon Islands 33:28.
Guam: Anthony Borja 15, William Stinnett 14, Edward Calvo 14 Solomon Islands: Allen Wanefai 13+6 boards, Alexander McFaden 9
25-year old American (has also Guamanian passport) guard Earnest Ross (196-103kg-91, college: Missouri). He played in the summer at Ballarat Miners in Australian SEABL-East. In 22 games he averaged impressive 19.9ppg, 7.9rpg, 5.0apg and 2.1spg. Last year (a year after he left the college) Ross was drafted by Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League) in fourth round (74th overall). He attended University of Missouri until 2014 and it will be his third season in pro... [read more]
5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. [read more]
Toothfairies clinch GBA title sweeping the series against MVP. The team that finished 5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
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