Ocean View/PCGM wins Master’s title
Newcomer Ocean View/PCGM showed grace under pressure when they dethroned team Originals, 84-83 to win the coveted championship, Sunday in Game Three of the best of three championship series of the Master’s Basketball League last December 11 at the Palau High School gym.
Ocean View/PCGM closed the series with a 2-1 count. The Originals took Game One with a breath taking 83-82 win while Ocean View/PCGM took Game Two with an 84-78 count.
Jojo Arevalo led the scoring chores for Ocean View/PCGM with 24 as MVP awardee Ricky Erese added 20 while veteran skipper Jimmy Domingo led the Originals with 16 on the losing end.
Winners were awarded immediately after the championship game.
The league is organized by The Filipino Community in Palau (TFCP) in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Palau and sponsored by WCTC, Shimbros, Sarah’s Yum-Yum, Pinoy Express-Palau, Alpha Phi Omega, Roll ‘Em Productions/OTV, Palau Curtains and General Merchandise, Aqua Drinking Water, CTSI Logistics/Western Union, Ivan Rudimch and Company, Royal Cargo Palau Inc., FR Construction, Mingles Tototo Restaurant, Kabayan Restaurant, Pinoy Restaurant, Payless Market, Jheaff Remittance/HBO, Melusch-Dil Skin Care and Wellness Center, CT Shop, Mog-Mog Restaurant, F.M Barber Shop, Aqua Marine Center, Nayong Pilipino, H.P. Frontline, Bento Palau, Imperial Bar and MJ Trading and General Merchandise. By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)