3v3 b’ball comp looms

By Taromane Martin

Local basketball club, Hurricane will host the first of three series of 3on3 basketball competition this Sunday at the Multipurpose Hall.

A statement from the club yesterday said attractive prizes are up for grabs and urged all teams to be on time for their respective matches as other programs are set for this Sunday.

“The Hurricane basketball club is organizing a one off 3 on 3 super 4 basketball challenge to be held this Sunday 16th at the Multi-purpose hall from 9am to 12pm in the men’s category,” the club said.

“The 3 on 3 Super 4 basketball challenge is part of a series of 3 on 3 challenge for this year and as well as code development program in Honiara and across the country.

“Attractive cash prizes will be awarded to winners of the challenge, and reminder to participating teams to be on time as there are also other programs in the hall later day.

“The Super 4 Challenge is proudly sponsored by Hon Namson Tran Member of Parliament for West Honiara Constituency.

“Hurricane basketball club with the organizing committee would like to sincerely thank Hon. Tran for sponsoring the event and especially for the ongoing support towards the development of the code in the country,” the statement adds.

The Solomon Islands 3 on 3 basketball squad to the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu compromising of Alex Masae, Waige Turueke, Augustine Basia and Allen Wanefai created history for the sport after winning silver medal, beating Papua New Guinea by a two points over time thriller in the semi finals before losing 22-11 to Samoa in the grand final.

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