Mohammad Rasheed Suyat
JEDDAH — Ikea team of Ahmed Harris Penaranda was declared second runner-up in Non-Rated Group A Division by default as rival Magma Bloods arrived late for the match in the PEAK-JBL Basketball Tournament at the Al Baik basketball court in Khalidia District here.
This tournament is principally sponsored by PEAK Sodas Sports and Shoe Arena with the co-sponsors Mandhoubiyah Islamic Propagation Office, Jeddah Dawah Center, Deepvision Advertising Company and Bro Mousa Ignacio.
Manila Hotdogs of Loue defeated Khalidia Knights 76-69 for the hird place in the 40 & Above Division. The winner set its offense well in the final quarter. Elmer Byian top scored with 20 points for the winner and was adjudged PEAK Sodas Sports best player of the game. Abayon collected 15 points for Knights.
RJW Jufalli Wed Group of Robert Lacsinto beat Desert Warriors 93-89 in Game 1 of the best of three championship series in the 40 & Above division. The winner played good defense throughout as the loser missed important free throws in the dying seconds. Jameel Cobre scored 23 points for the winner and was named JBL best player of the game. Hermogenes made 21 points for the loser.
Knights of coach Glenn Musngi defeated Tropang Bakhs 96-84 for third place in the Non-Rated Group B Division. David top scored with 22 points for the winner and was adjudged PEAK Sodas Sports best player of the game. Nabong chipped in with 24 points for the loser.
Manila Hotdogs 76 – Bryan 20, Creencia 15, Luie 15, Abdulrahman 11, Olasiman 6, Eric 4, Samer 3, Venice 2. Khalidia Knights 69 – Abayon 15, Lalata 12, Bulcase 10, Villanueva 9, Batalon 9, Alvaran 6, Batalon 6, Carino 2.
RJW Jufalli Wed Group 93 – Cobre 23, Diaz 17, Lacsino 12, Padilla 12, Caberte 11, Orocay 7, Santos 4, Berones 4, Uranza 3. Desert Warriors 89 – Hermogenes 21, Tolentino 19, Zamora 14, Cainilla 11, Enoc 8, Alpuerto 6, Bernardino 6, Timson 2, Cudal 2.
Knights 96 – David 22, Gonzales 20, Carino 16, Musngi 13, Acosta 12, Buhat 6, Paner 5, Yezzir 2. Tropang Bakhs 84 – Nabong 24, Ballinan 16, Mac 16, Tilo 16, Ramil 10, Espiritu 2.