G-MEN vs SHARKS
The very first Megacity Youth game in history featured G-Men taking on Sharks.
Going into this game G-Men were the more experienced team but the Sharks came to play. Not intimidated by the pesky defense, Sharks managed to control the boards and limited the opposing team to 1 shot possessions. When it was all said and done, Sharks would emerge with the 25-11 win.
Isaiah Pua-Wise lead the Sharks to victory with 8 points, 3 rebounds and 5 steals. His cousin, Michael Pua chipped in with 6 points and 13 rebounds while Kymani Lue contributed with 7 points and 11 rebounds in the victory.
For G-Men, they had a tough time getting the ball in the hoop. The shots were there but they couldn't convert on opportunities. Leading the way for G-Men was Jeremiah Cruz with a team high 3 points to go with 4 rebounds, 3 steals and an assist. Jordan Somoza did his best to get the team fired up and finished the game with 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assisst, 2 steals and a block. Kailin Alvir had a great effort as well with 2 points, 8 rebound and 1 block
In next week's action, G-Men will take on Fil-Act (our 4th team in League)@ 2:30 while Sharks take on Killer Beez @ 3:30
KILLER BEEZ vs G-MEN
Game 2 of opening week saw Killer Beez taking on G-Men as they tried to regroup from opening game loss.
Early on, G-Men were hungry for a victory. Despite being undersized and a one man short from first game, they did a great job of attacking the basket early. In the second half of action, Killer Beez turned it up another level to take back the lead and they never looked back. In the end Killer Beez would pick up the 25-16 win.
Leading all scorers was Nassim Haniff who finished with 9 points which included 2 trey bombs from long distance. Corson Maguire was a beast in the boards as he contributed 6 points with 25 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. Ryan Moore also pitched in 6 points and picked up 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and a block.
For G-Men, Noah Somoza lead the scoring effort with 6 points while picking up 4 rebounds and 4 steals. Jordan Somoza finished with 4 points, 3 rebounds, 6 steals and an assist. While Aiden Golde showed off his fancy footwork, as he also finished with 4 points with 4 rebounds a steal and a block.
Next week G-Men take on Fil-Act at 2:30 while Killer Beez go toe to toe with Sharks.