Ksau Imaging Solutions scores 2nd win in IP&E NBL 2013
ABL champion Ksau Imaging Solutions nailed its second win at the expense of team Breakers, 88-59 Wednesday night in the ongoing 2013 season of the Shell IP&E National Basketball League (NBL) played at the Palau National gym.
After taking a 21-12 lead, Ksau Imaging Solutions showed that they are the team to watch also this season as they spurted a 20-9 run to close the half with a 41-21 advantage. From there, Ksau Imaging Solutions never looked back as they went all the way to score their second straight win with five players scoring in double figures.
Nico Hinoza led the scoring chores for Ksau Imaging Solutions with 25 points while teammates Armando Canseco finished with 14 as Willer had 12 and Reid Una Rikrik and Smau tallied identical 11 markers, respectively.
On the other hand, team Brakers suffered their first setback despite four players finishing the game also in double digits namely Vince with 16, Abel with 12, Vitoree with 11 and Basil with 10, in that order.
In other games, PCC Mesekiu bested Ngermid Rivals, 95-78; Nationals 19 and Under won over WCC Hammers, 69-68; Ksau Imaging Solutions defeated 4x4 Wheelers, 20-0; and Peched Raw routed FR Spoilers, 89-78.
Teams seeing action this season include defending champion FR Spoilers (sponsored by FR Construction), Peched (sponsored by Surangel’s Raw Surf Shop), 4x4 Wheelers (sponsored by Palau Trading Company), Ksau Imaging Solutions (sponsored by Surangel and Sons Company), Nationals 19 and Under (sponsored by IP&E Palau), WCC Hammers (sponsored by Williams Construction Company), Medalaii-Stingers (sponsored by Neco Marine and Koror State Youth Council), Idid Airwaves (sponsored by Koror State Youth Council), Ngermid Rivals (sponsored by Koror State Youth Council), PCC Mesekiu (sponsored by Palau Community College) and Breakers (sponsored by Palau Trading Company and Senator Mark Rudimch).
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)