TC Thunder U16

TC Thunder U16

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

THUNDER WHITE - BATTLE OF THE TRI-CITIES TOURNAMENT

The Thunder White squad took part in the Battle of the Tri-Cities event that featured several teams from the Fremont/Newark/Union City area. In game one, the Thunder White squad battled a local rival in Uptempo Hoops, After a competitive start, the Thunder dismantled the Uptempo squad and rolled to a 53-36 win. Jerome Concepcion led the Thunder scorers with 12 points, while Merced Vega added 11. Joey Hua also made his presence felt with a strong all-around game that included a game-high 13 rebounds, while Jordan Aguana added 7 points and 6 assists. In Game two, the Thunder boys would face a stiff challenge in a tall Division 1 squad, the NBH Renegades. Although the Thunder led for the first two-thirds of the opening half, the Renegades made a late push to take a 26-16 halftime lead. In the second half, the Thunder would continue to push but never quite get over the hump, eventually falling by a 54-40 margin. EJ Millora paced the Thunder scorers with 12, while Concepcion added 11 in the defeat. For the final game of the tournament, the Thunder would match-up with the Foster City Flyers, a team that had defeated the Thunder boys earlier in the year on a buzzer beater. this time around the Thunder would get a measure of revenge with a 42-34 win. This time around, Rahul Nayyar made the difference as he buried four treys en route to a game high 12 points, while Vega chipped in 9 and Hua added 8. With the win, the White squad concluded another successful tournament and have now managed to win five of their last six games as they build momentum for Reno on memorial Day Weekend.

THUNDER WHITE 53, UPTEMPO HOOPS 36

Jerome Concepcion - 12
Merced Vega - 10
Jordan Aguana - 7
EJ Millora - 6
Joey Hua - 5
Alex Wu - 5
Johan Reyes - 4
Rahul Nayyar - 2
Mike Rodrigues - 2

NBH RENEGADES 54, THUNDER WHITE 40

EJ Millora - 12
Jerome Concepcion - 11
Joey hua - 6
Jordan Aguana - 5
Johan Reyes - 2
Merced Vega - 2

THUNDER WHITE 42, FC FLYERS 34

Rahul Nayyar - 12
Merced Vega - 9
Joey Hua - 8
EJ Millora - 7
Jerome Concepcion - 6
Jordan Aguana - 2

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