Originals to meet Ocean View/PCGM in Master’s bball finals
Team Originals gets a chance to defend its crown when they meet Ocean View/PCGM in the finals of the Master’s Basketball League at the Palau High School gym.
Both teams earned a spot in the best of three finals series after beating rivals in the semifinal round. Veteran skipper Jimmy Domingo unloaded 11 baskets to lead the Originals past Jive Restaurant, 71-57.
Bhoey Gopez topscored for Jive Restaurant with 22 but was not enough to fuel his team for a possible comeback.
On the other hand, Chris Fernando tallied 18 baskets as he powered Ocean View/PCGM past PPR All Stud, 89-64.
With the results, PPR All Stud will meet Jive Restaurant for the consolation game on November 27 at 12:30 p.m. while the Originals bid to retain its crown when they take on Ocean View/PCGM in the main game at 2:30 p.m.
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)