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(MENAFN -Arab News) elite team a became the waiting finalist in group a division when it rolled back previously unbeaten defending champion al taj team a 87-83 in the 1st inter-school bonafide parents basketball tournament 2014 at the sheraton riyadh hotel & towers rubberized court here

Danny bugayong scored 25 points, jeff salac made 21 while jerome emping and michael atraje added 16 and 12 as elite a led all the way and guaranteed itself of a spot in the championship with a 2-1 record in the semifinals and a 1 quotient in the event of a triple tie among elite, al taj, and fugen.

Elite team a coach bong cruz banked on the wealth of experience of his players roel langit, bugayong, ayan dibaratum, farid badawi, jerome emping and crowd favorites michael atraje and jeff salac to overcome the raw talent and power of veteran al taj a .

Spis suffered its third defeat at the hands of fugen in an excitng game that went to overtime and marked by 9 deadlocks. the regulation period ended 82-all. in the five-minute extra period, fugen's main man never gave any chances to finish with a game-high 35 points with 3 steals, 2 assists, 11 rebounds and 1 blocked shots.

Fugen won by 95-93.

The tournament enjoys the support of paul c. dunphy, gm of sheraton riyadh hotel & towers, for the benefit of the children of unicef with the full support of all participating parents who organized themselves to have this event materialize in their aim to foster sportsmanship and camaraderie

The scores:

Elite team a (87) d. bugayong 25, j, salac 21, j. emping 16, m. atraje 12, f. badawi 10, and a. dibaratum 3

Al taj a (83) o. balmeo 20, a. vallejo 19, r. esguerra 13, g. velayo 11, a. diala 6, r. biugos 5, d. lejano 4,l. chang 3, and j. tan 2

refs.: boyet liboon, freddie lacson, larry balon.


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