U19 Oceania Basketball Championships in Fiji


After dropping two games in a row, the men’s team got back on track with a big win over Samoa 104-69. Captain Jeddou Antonio posted 20 points and Kurtis Silva added 18 as Guam dominated the second half with all five starters reaching double digits in scoring. Six players scored in double figures for Guam.

The Guam defense was in full effect once again, causing 50 turnovers from Samoa.

Guam now stands (2-2) in pool play with the tournament set to conclude by the weekend.

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The ladies of Australia (3-0) powered through Guam in all areas of the game to give Guam their first loss (3-1) of the tournament so far. Guam’s Brittany Meno hit Guam’s only field goals in the game to lead in scoring with four.

Australia was led by Alanna Smith with 22 points and Montana Farrah-Seaton’s 20 points as every member of Australia scored in the game. For the first time ever for any basketball game, Guam’s Destiny Castro was held scoreless.

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