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TIP-OFF – Cornerstone's Blaine Mason (in grey) and Triniti's Tony De Lorenzo tip off to start Game 1 of the 35 Under best-of-three championship Sunday at F.H. Collins Secondary School in Whitehorse.

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DARING DRIBBLE – Triniti's Chad Williams dribbles toward the basket.

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TOUGH DEFENCE – Chad Williams goes airborne while guarded by Cornerstone's Ralph Hermosa (28), Blaine Mason (9) and Christian Marcellana.

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LAYUP LIFTOFF – Cornerstone's Ralph Hermosa goes up for a basket while guarded by Triniti's Patrick Figueroa (25). Matthias Lightstone (42) and Tony De Lorenzo (0) look on.

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GOING FOR THE BASKET – Cornerstone's Bryan Hermosa (13) goes for the basket while guarded by Patrick Figueroa (25, left) and Tony De Lorenzo (0).

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OFF THE FINGERS – Ralph Hermosa (28) releases the ball towards the basket while guarded by Sam Wilson (10).

Triniti / JPR grabs early lead in FCBLY 15th basketball tournament

The Filipino Canadian Basketball League Yukon held their 15th basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday at F.H. Collins Secondary School in Whitehorse.

By freelancer on June 2, 2022

The Filipino Canadian Basketball League Yukon held their 15th basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday at F.H. Collins Secondary School in Whitehorse.

In the 16 Under division on Sunday, Pizza Hut edged MPM 74-72 for third place.

The top scorers for Pizza Hut were Quinn Monahan with 37 points and John Musiime with 15.

Pier DeLeon netted 35 points and Enrique Miral chipped in with 17 for MPM.

The 16 Under Championship game saw Air North Jets rocket to a victory over All Pro Yukon Restoration 72-48.

Isiah Cabiso led the Jets with 27 points and Gabe Thomson added 15.

Brittony Pagobo led the way for All Pro with 24 points and and Chase Tuton chipped in with 10.

Brittony Pagobo captured the Season MVP award.

Isiah Cabiso netted the Finals MVP award.

The Mythical 5 were:

Brittony Pagobo – All Pro
Isiah Cabiso – Air North
Pier DeLeon – MPM
Quinn Monahan – Pizza Hut
Jeffries Rombaoa – All Pro

Second Mythical 5:

Enrique Miral – MPM
John Musiime – Pizza Hut
Nathan Hirsh – Air North
Miguel Portea – Air North
Carlos Magsucang – MPM

Game 1 of the 35 Under Division took place Sunday evening, with Triniti Dental / JPR Cleaning Services pulling away in the third quarter and cruising to a 105-91 victory over defending champion Cornerstone Construction.

Top scorers for Triniti Dental were Nico Sarmiento with 30, Ian New with 23, and Josh Rumbaoa, Chad Williams and Sam Wilson with 11 each.

For Cornerstone, Bryan Hermosa led the way with 31 points, followed by Ralph Hermosa with 18. Matthias Lightstone scored 15 points, mostly at close range, and Patrick Tesoro added 10.

Game 2 of the series will tip off Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at F.H. Collins.

– Submitted by Joesel Rombaoa.

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