Ksau Imaging Solutions win IP&E ABL championship crown
Team Ksau Imaging Solutions used their experience as they went on to beat a tough Nationals 17 and Under squad, 76-74 to claim the championship title in the IP&E Amateur Basketball League at the Palau National gym.
Ksau Imaging Solutions meant business as they exerted their presence as they took a 38-36 lead at the half. From there it was a close game but Ksau Imaging Solutions held on to take the win. Arnold Undecimo topscored for Ksau Imaging Solutions with 25 as Marvic Ngchar paced the Nationals with 27 to take the runner up title.
Reid Una Rikrik was named as the finals MVP and was awarded immediately after the championship game. Other awardees include Michael Williams (Season MVP), Brandon Harvey (Rookie Award), Ziske Asanuma (Coach of the Year) and PCC Mesekiu (Sportsmanship Award).
The PBF and the officers of the 2013 ABL express their appreciation to all team sponsored and teams that participated namely Papago Smooth sponsored by Papago Resort; Ididers sponsored by KSYC; Melekeok sponsored by Akitaya Corporation; WCC Hammers sponsored by Bunker Ruluked and Billy Takamine; Mesang Red Storm sponsored by KSYC/Ksau Auto Image; Ngerchelong Blue Shark sponsored by Senator Surangel Whipps Jr; Ksau Imaging Solutions sponsored by Surangel & Sons Company; Mercury Optimax sponsored by Surangel & Sons Company; Breakers sponsored by Palau Trading Company; Airwaves sponsored by Senator Raynold B. Oilouch; Aimeliik sponsored by Aimeliik State Government; Ngermid Rivals sponsored by KSYC; Nationals 17 and Under sponsored by IP&E Palau; MEDA sponsored by KSYC;PCC Mesekiu sponsored by Palau Community College; Cardinals sponsored by Hanpa Company; Ranchers sposnored by KSYC; Matakui sponsored by President Tommy E Remengesau Jr; Dngeronger Bullets sposnored by KSYC; Peches sponsored by KSYC; and Melwert sponsored by KSYC.
The tournament is a tobacco, alcohol and drug free program and all violators will be banned from participating. For more information call Topps Sungino at 488-4491. By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times News)