Nationals meet Mercury Optimax in IP&E NBL

Fresh from their stint in the 17 and Under Western Division of the Micronesia Youth Basketball Tournament held in CNMI, the Nationals 17 and Under squad is set to see action right away facing Mercury Optimax in the ongoing 2012 season of the IP&E National Basketball League (NBL) at the Palau National gym.

Game time is set at 6 p.m.

The Nationals will use what they have learned and achieve in their action in CNMI when they face Mercury Optimax which will be led by Reid Una Rikrik and Arnold Undencimo.

In other games, Meda will face Melengoes in the main game at 9 p.m. Tomorrow’s matches will have Aqua Smooth versus Surangel Kings at 7:30 p.m. while Mercury Optimax will face Peched Raw at 9 p.m.

Thursday games will have Islanders taking on FR Spoilers at 6 p.m. while 4x4 Wheelers will meet Meda in the main game at 9 p.m.

The tournament, which is supervised by the Palau Basketball Federation (PBF), is a tobacco, alcohol and drug free program. Any violators will be banned from participating. For more information call Topps at 488-4491.  By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)


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