2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championships: Day 2 Results (Oct. 19), Philippines routs Indons

19 10 2011

Energen Pilipinas gets first win

Nha Trang City, VietnamThe second day of the FIBA Asia Under 16 Championships has ended and here are h the game results.

Iraq 100 – 32 Uzbekistan

After a sorry first day loss to Korea, the WABA U16 champs Iraq vented all their frustrations to lowly Uzbekistan. Dhulfiqar Ali paced the Iraqis with 21 points. Ali Ahmed added 20. Iraq led 59-13 at halftime.

Japan 20 – 0 Iran

Japan wins by default.

Saudi Arabia 85 – 47 Qatar

KSA beats fellow West Asian representative Qatar. Sakar Abdulaziz was virtually unstoppable finishing with 29 points by hitting 11 of 12 FG attempts and 5 of 6 Free throws. He was perfect in the three point arc, making 2 of 2.

China 75 – 44 Taipei

After a close first 20 minutes, China stepped on the gas and beat their much shorter rivals 75-44. The mainlanders outscored their opponents 37-16 in the second half. Gigantic Zhou Qi stood all again with 24 points. He was backed up by Guo Xiaopeng’s 20.

Korea 89 – 65 Lebanon

After a needing a rally in their last match, Korea had an easier time against Lebanon. The Koreans pulled away from the get go and held a 30 point lead by half time. Second half was a mere formality as the 2009 FIBA U16 runners up are on their way to top their group. Heo Hoon finished with 23 markers after going 5/6 in the 3-point region. Park Intae scored 15 for Korea while Lebanon was led by Gerard Hadidian’s 22.

Philippines 93 – 30 Indonesia

The king of Southeast Asian basketball got an expected rout against rivals Inodnesia. The Philippines had a rest day in Day 1. All the players played and scored in the match. Coach Olsen Racela‘s boys took a 56-13 lead by halftime. Rodolfo Alejandro III and Kyles Jefferson Lao topscored with 15 points each. All the players of the Philippines scored at least 2 points.

The scores:

PHILIPPINES (93) – Alejandro 17, Lao 15, Diputado 12, Heading 9, Cani 7, Go 7, Rivero 7, Ramos 6, Caracut 4, Dalafu 4, Asilum 3, Javelosa 2

INDONESIA (30) – Abraham 9, Indraprasto 6, Kosasih 5, Fahdani 4, Yogia 4, Sidabutar 2, Airawan 0, Istiadi 0, Purwoko 0, Ramadhan 0, Setiawan 0, Wongso 0

Standings:

GROUP A
Team W L Pts GA
China 2 0 4 1.958
Ch. Taipei 1 1 3 1.027
Malaysia 0 1 1 0.521
India 0 1 1 0.422
  GROUP B
Team W L Pts GA
Korea 2 0 4 1.200
Iraq 1 1 3 1.619
Lebanon 1 1 3 1.573
Uzbekistan 0 2 2 .255
  GROUP C
Team W L Pts GA
Japan 2 0 4 2.944
K. Saudi Arabia 1 1 3 0.910
Qatar 1 1 3 0.788
I.R.Iran 0 2 0 0.00
  GROUP D
Team W L Pts GA
Indonesia 1 1 3 0.682
Philippines 1 0 2 3.100
Vietnam 0 1 1 0.813




2011 PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters: Orcollo in the final 4

4 09 2011

Quezon City – There were 4 Filipinos who were competing in the  2011 PartyPoker.net World Pool Masters. Defending Champion Dennis Orcollo, Pool legends Efren “Bata” Reyes and Francisco “Django” Bustamante, and Lee Van Corteza. Among the 4, only 2 Pinoy cue masters are left in this single elimination tournament.

Django Bustamante bowed to Canadian Jason Klatt , 8-3 yesterday. Bata Reyes was defeated by England’s Darren Appleton, 5-8. The hopes of the Filipino billiard fans now fall on Orcollo and Corteza.

Lee Van Corteza squeaked past reigning World Ten Ball champion Huidji See of the Netherland, 8-7 in his Round of 16 match. World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) World No.1 Dennis Orcollo meanwhile, barged into the Final 4 after beating Chinese Chang Jung-lin, 8-1. It is a great follow-up of his 8-2 rout of Tony Drago yesterday.

It will be exciting to see if a Filipino will be able to defend its home turf in this tournament that will give the winner $20,000.





World 9-Ball Championships: Day 2 Results

27 06 2011
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Doha, Qatar-  Here the group results in Day 2 of the world’s premier 9-ball tournament.

Group L

Ronnie Alcano(PHL) 9 — 5 Hamzah Al Saeed(ERI)
Radoslaw Babica(POL) 9 — 8 Raymund Faron(PHL-UAE)
Mohammad Al Hazmi (SYR)9 –6 Nguyen Phuc Long(VIE)
Daryl Peach(GBR) 9 – 5 Keng Kwang Chan(SIN)

Group N

Marlo He(AUT) 9 – 3 Lui Haitao(CHN)
Hsu Kai Lun(TPE) 9 –6 Khamis Obaidly(QAT)
Nick Van den Berg(NED)9 — 4 Omar Al Omari(KSA)
Francisco Sanchez Ruiz(ESP) 9 — 6 Mohamad Asfari(SYR)

Group O

Yukio Akakariyama(JPN) 9 — 8 Mohammed Al Bin Ali(QAT)
Alok Kumar(IND) 9 – 4 Desmond Goh Teck(SIN)
Niels Feijen(NED) 9 – 4 Tamoo Takano(JPN)
Sascha-Andrej Tege(GER) 9 – 0 Badr Al Hamdan(KSA)

Group P

Antonio Lining(PHL) 9—4 Liu Cheng Cheih
Ali Saeed(UAE) 9 –1 Ramiz Turulja(BAN)
Tohru Kuribayashi(JPN) 9 — 6 Oliver Ortmann(GER)
Carlo Dalmatin(CRO) 9 – 2 Taher Hussain(QAT)

Group A Losers Bracket

Mark Gray(GBR) 9 –7 Vilmos Foldes(HUN)
Mohanna Obaidly(QAT) 9 — 6 Andrew Kong(HKG)

Group B Losers Bracket

Ali Berjawi, Mohamad(LEB) 9 — 8 Henriqu Correia(POR)
Antonio Gabica(PHL) 9—4 Majed Al Zaab(UAE)

Group C Losers Bracket

Han Hao Xiang(CHN)9 –8 Jason Klatt(CAN)
Omaral Shaheeme( KUW) 9 – 6 Abdulmajed Hussain

Group D Losers Bracket

Caneda Villamor(PHL) 9—1 Jon Grimley(NZL)
Scott Higgin(GBR) 9—8 Petri Makkonen(FIN)