38th INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Bucaplaa A 48, Fraigcomar 26
Bucaplaa A jumped to an early lead and coasted behind balanced scoring to become the third team to win three straight titles in the first all-Puerto Rican final since 1993.
Hamilton Rullan and Francisco Lopez each scored 14 points to lead the champs, while Carlos Pizzaro added 11 points. Bucaplaa A outscored Fraigcomar in every quarter and led at halftime, 20-11.
Fraigcomar was paced by Angel Rivera with seven points, while Carlos Morales and Christopher Vicens each scored five. It was Bucaplaa’s fourth title overall, including wins over Racine in 1986, Homewood in 2004 and the Rainbow Jaguars in 2005.
38th INTERNATIONAL THIRD-PLACE GAME
Ponce Constancia 43, Glenbrook 36
Ponce jumped ahead early and maintained its lead in claiming a third-place victory behind 10 points from Israel Ruiz and eight points from Jan Alfonso. Glenbrook was topped by Zach Monaghan with an 11-point performance.
38th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONSOLATION GAME
Homewood 48, Trevian 45
Homewood overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win at the final buzzer on a three-pointer by David Fatoki (17 points). The Vikings outscored Trevian, 20-7, in the final six minutes.
Kyle Holmes added 15 points for Homewood, while Lamel Collins chipped in six and Shawn Stringfellow grabbed four rebounds. Tre Griffin scored 13 points and Jay Usher 10 for Trevian.
2006 Tournament Champions – Bucaplaa A