United Cup Day 3: Immortals still unbeaten!

by Jo Fabian Jr.

Group A
Sheffield Bulldogs - BC Uprise 54-69

Very significant game was Sheffield Bulldogs (0-3) loss against BC Uprise RD (2-1) 54-69. It was an exceptional evening for American player James Milton (204-F-1992, college: Stevenson) who led the winners with 18 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 3 assists. Dyron Anderson (183-PG, college: UT Tyler) added 16 points with great shooting from the three!!! Bulldog guard Kendan Lewis (193-G-1989, college: St.Francis, IN)s came up with a solid game by scoring 12 points and 6 rebounds in the defeat.
Top Player:
BC Uprise: James Milton 18+10reb+3ast

Group B
GIE Cibao Immortals - La Calle 83-69

The hosting GIE Cibao Immortals (3-0) dominated start to finish in a win over La Calle (2-1). The Dominican club looked amazing with a 83-69 win Saturday night. The best player for the winners was Dominican guard Oliver Garcia (188-G-1996) who had 30 points (!!!), 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Adris Rodriguez (202-PF-1988) continues to be a big time performer. He chipped in a triple double with 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists!! Juan Valenzuela added 10 points and 6 rebounds in the win. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Bryan Garcia (190-F) who recorded 22 points (!!!) and 5 rebounds in a losing effort.
Top Player:
Immortals: Oliver Garcia 30+4reb+4stl

Parque City - Atlanta Kings 76-67

The final game of the Saturday night was Parque City verses Atlanta Kings. Parque City defeated the Atlanta Kings 76-67. The Dominican club dominated the game with very aggressive defense in the first half! They also outrebounded the Americans 38-35 including 22 on the defensive glass. It was a great day for Miguel Almonte with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Fellow Dominican Victor Cruz scored 14 points (!!!) and 4 rebounds. The best for the losing side was American forward Brandon O'Brien (201-F-1990, college: Clark Atlanta) by scoring 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists in a losing effort.
Top Player:
Parque City: Miguel Almonte 14+10reb+3ast