| Daniel Lim |
YTE Basketball edged Master G Collection 67-66 in a tightly contested first matchday of the Under-23 RYS Cup Basketball Tournament 2018 at the New Village Basketball Court, Seria on Saturday.
Throughout the match, both teams were well-matched with the score tied towards the dying seconds.
YTE scraped through with a win over their opponents after scoring an overtime penalty shoot-out.
In the other match, Chung Hua Middle School (CHMS) Kuala Belait ‘A’ were defeated 35-78 by Q-Techline Services.
The nine-day tournament will see six teams competing namely Master G Collection, CHMS KB ‘A’, CHMS KB ‘B’, Q-Techline Services, YTE Basketball, and Brunei Darussalam Sports Schools Council (MSSSBD).
Chairman of the New Village Mutual Aid Association Yang Chow Min officiated the opening game.
The Under-23 RYS Cup is organised by the Belait District Basketball Association (BDBA) as part of a continuous initiative to showcase talents and skills in friendly competitions.