Coopt Engineering storm to top of Group ‘B’

|     Fadhil Yunus     |

COOPT Engineering produced a good start to their campaign at the Low San Brunei Open 2017 after cruising to a 124-82 victory over NPLS Bamboonets at the Brunei Basketball Association Court in Batu Bersurat last night.

Onn Jen Hao contributed 27 points to his name for the winning team while W Magallano recorded a total of 39 points for NPLS in a losing effort.

Coopt Engineering joined Wolves at the top of Group ‘B’ after the win with maximum points.

Coopt Engineering Hawaii Yee said, “Everybody played well. It’s a new tournament and we just do our best.”

The players have been playing for some time either together or against each other in the Tutong basketball community.

Coopt Engineering and NPLS Bamboonets players vie for the ball. – PHOTOS: KHAIRIL HASSAN
A Coopt Engineering player attempts to make basket
A NPLS Bamboonets player drives against Coopt Engineering players at the Low San Brunei Open basketball match last night

“Today’s performance is about us knowing each other better as a team after all these years playing together,” he added.

The team comprised players representing the national team including Khoo Chin Kai while Jen Hao also competed in several local tournaments.

The other match saw Rotary off to a winning start after a hard fought 112-102 victory over Honey Carsmart in Group ‘D’.

The competition continues today with El-Bombazo Buycour taking on favourites Juramas in Group A to vie for the Men’s Tool Box Challenge Cup.