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Microgames: Chuuk recap - Aug 9, 2006

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The chuukese team was led by two talented players: Lilliina Sewell and Kimberly Graham. Unfortunatly that wasn't enough to be a legitimate contender for the Bronze medal. Chuuk has won only one of its 6 games during the tournament.

Pool phase:
Chuuk - Yap: 39-30
Kim Graham 12pts 4/14FG 11rbs
Lilliina Sewell 10pts 4/27FG 15rbs
Dansely Manyer 4pts 1/11FG 6rbs

Chuuk - Palau: 33-62
Lilliina Sewell 11pts 4/15FG 10rbs
Kim Graham 8pts 2/11FG 7rbs
Gloria Rudolph 4pts 1/8FG 7rbs

Chuuk - Pohnpei: 40-75
Lilliina Sewell 9pts 1/16FG 17rbs
Kim Graham 6pts 1/11FG 9rbs
Gloria Rudolph 6pts 1/7FG 10rbs

Chuuk - CNMI: 35-71
Lilliina Sewell 14pts 5/17FG 9rbs
Kim Graham 6pts 2/15FG 8rbs
Raisa Chiwi 6pts 3/10FG 8rbs

Chuuk - CNMI: 34-59
Lilliina Sewell 14pts 7/18FG 18rbs
Kim Graham 12pts 5/17FG 8rbs
Gloria Rudolph 2pts 0/10FG 8rbs

Bronze medal game:
Chuuk - Ponhpei: 39-81
Mercedes Victus 8pts 4/8FG 5rbs
Lilliina Sewell 6pts 1/7FG 15rbs
Gloria Rudolph 6pts 3/7FG 3rbs

Players recap:
Like all the micronesian states in this tournament, Chuuk had a lot of troubles to get the ball in the basket. The team needs to improve its ball-handling and needs to know how to attack a pressure defense. Lilliina Sewell was the team's leader, her low shooting percentage is due to multiple double-teams from the opponents. She is for the sure part of the future of the Federated State of Micronesia NT. Kimberly Graham also made a good tournament but she needs to be more a leader. It's not easy to find another valuable contributor on the roster.

Lilliina Sewell 10.7pts 22.0%FG 14.0rbs 1.3ast 6gp 33min
Kimberly Graham 7.7pts 20.8%FG 8.3rbs 0.5ast 6gp 30min
Gloria Rudolph 3.5pts 13.6%FG 6.2rbs 0.3ast 6gp 25min
Dansely Manyer 2.7pts 9.4%FG 3.7rbs 0.0ast 6gp 25min
Mercedes Victus 2.6pts 16.7%FG 2.2rbs 0.0ast 5gp 14min
Kestery Enlet 2.2pts 12.1%FG 2.7rbs 0.2ast 6gp 16min
Muraie Mathew 2.2pts 12.0%FG 0.5rbs 0.0ast 6gp 14min
Raisa Chiwi 2.0pts 21.7%FG 3.3rbs 0.2ast 6gp 13min
Dionica Steve 1.0pts 33.3%FG 0.3rbs 0.0ast 4gp 2min
Starling Farata 0.0pts 0%FG 1.8rbs 0.0ast 6gp 8min
Noruko Simi 0.0pts 0%FG 0.7rbs 0.0ast 6gp 6min
Marylou Rold DNP-injuried

Final Standings:
2- Palau
3- Pohnpei
4- Chuuk5- Yap  

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