PNG U18 men lose to Cairns Marlins

first_imgThis was in the second game of their international exhibition Australian tour.Marlins held off the PNG side despite several attacking drives and 3 pointer shots through Liam Wright and big-man James Karulaka. Marlins sharpshooter Kody Stattman led his team through with devastating baskets of 31-points, including 7-triples, pulling off an easy win against the PNG men.However, Liam Wright was outstanding for PNG with 10 points while James Karulaka added 9 to keep the boys in the game, trailing with close-up margin in the second quarter. However, they couldn’t hold on as Marlins’ quick counter attacks put them further ahead in the final quarter.The Papua New Guinean boys praised the spectators for their support despite going down against Cairns’ best junior team.last_img

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