Shirley’s Coffee Shop’s Erick Dela Rosa, left, and MBI/Anchor’s White Capalad get tangled up as they jockey for position in the rebound play in Game 1 of their best-of-three title series in the 2014 JP World Corp. Customer Appreciation Basketball League week at the Gillette Multipurpose Gymnasium.
Referee Sonny Ebuen, left, stays on top of the play as MBI/Anchor’s Justin Zapanta looks for a teammate to pass the ball to after facing a tough defense from Shirley’s Elmer Esdrelon.
MBI/Anchor’s Andy Viola releases a buzzer-beating shot in the second quarter of Game 2 and draws a foul on Shirley’s’ Ariel Drillon.
Shirley’s’ Vince Manibusan beats Art Trajano for the loose ball.
Shirley’s’ Joseph Aguilar blocks a driving Justin Zapanta of MBI/Anchor.
Shirley’s’ Sean Rabasto challenges the defense of MBI Anchor’s Art Trajano, left, and Pete Lizama.
MBI/Anchor’s Ivan De Vero tries to move away from the defense of Shirley’s’ Matt Duenas, left, and Joseph Aguilar, right, with the help of a screen from teammate Pete Lizama, third left.
Shirley’s’ Elmer Esdrelon goes up for a reverse layup.
Three Shirley’s defenders watch MBI/Anchor’s Angelo Fernando soars for a shot.
Shirley’s’ Matt Duenas pulls up for a jumper against MBI/Anchor’s Art Trajano, left, and Angelo Fernando, partly hidden.
Roselyn Monroyo | Reporter
Roselyn Monroyo is the sports reporter of Saipan Tribune. She has been covering sports competitions for more than two decades. She is a basketball fan and learned to write baseball and football stories when she came to Saipan in 2005.
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